Open Education

As the Open Education Consortium says: “sharing is probably the most basic characteristic of education: education is sharing knowledge, insights and information with others, upon which new knowledge, skills, ideas and understanding can be built.” Open education is a philosophy about the way people should produce, share, and build on knowledge. Proponents of open education […]

Music In English Teaching

Songs for Teaching English_final Songs are the art of speaking I have been using songs to teach English and Polish for a long time. Personally, I strongly believe in the power of good music as well as lyrics. Songs may help with learning pronunciation and can be the inspiration for extraordinarily interesting, challenging discussions. Several […]

Let’s Speak English

Halina’s English Academy   Welcome to Halina’s Conversational English online course A bit about me. I have been teaching languages for over 40 years. I taught Polish as a foreign language in traditional settings at the Wroclaw University of Technology for about 41 years. I have been teaching English to speakers of other languages for […]

Understand the Basis of Learning Styles

Learning Styles Seven Learning Styles Visual (spatial):You prefer using pictures, images, and spatial understanding. Aural (auditory-musical): You prefer using sound and music. Verbal (linguistic): You prefer using words, both in speech and writing. Physical (kinesthetic): You prefer using your body, hands and sense o touch. Logical (mathematical): You prefer using logic, reasoning and systems. Social […]

How to Learn Language…

Learning a new language can be tough, but there are certain techniques that you can follow to learn any language. There is no magical way to learn a language, but some hard work and practice and you’ll be fluent in no time. 1 Know your learning style. This is the single most important thing you […]