English Speaking Lesson: Good Vs. Bad Parenting [ESL Worksheet Download]

Do you want to talk about parenting and raising children in English? Learn new English vocabulary words and improve your pronunciation with this English Speaking lesson about taking care of kids, the different phases of childhood, and how to do deal with bad children in the video below: I had the idea for teaching this […]

What’s Your New Year Resolution?

Let’s talk English! Did you set any New Year resolutions this year? In this video, we’ll talk about 5 common resolutions people set for the New Year. How about you? Did you set any goals or objectives for this year? Tell me what your New Years resolution was in the comments below! Then I’ll tell you what my […]

English Pronunciation Lesson: How To Pronounce The ‘Short I’ Sound In English

Let’s take a look at the short I sound in English because it’s often difficult for English students to pronounce this sound if it doesn’t exist in their native language. Here’s what Antonio D says, “I can´t hear the difference between ‘short I’ and ‘short E’. They sound the same to me.” This is a […]

3 Tips To Improve Your English Speaking And Pronunciation With Mauri

Mauri shares tips to improve your English speaking and pronunciation skills. He started studying with us at XOKenglish using the same mini-story lessons that you can access in the VIP English Club  too. Listen as he tells his story of how he learned English and shares tips to help you improve your speaking skills and your English […]

How To Improve Your English Speaking With An Alien!

Recognize this little guy? Did you know he can help you improve your English speaking? Okay, he can’t exactly. He’s just the little alien from Reddit! But you can give your English speaking skills a BIG boost on a site like this. See, Reddit is a crazy little site, where lots of people interact from […]

Understand And Speak English With The ‘Delay Effect’

There are two main problems that English students face: Understanding what you hear Speaking correctly In this video I talk about the ‘Delay Effect’. It frustrates most students because they don’t understand how it works, but it’s a very good sign that your English is improving. I talk a lot in the video, so jump […]