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Feeling Blue? Beach English Color Idioms.

In English, we have many idioms, or expressions, using colors. For example, if I am feeling blue, how am I a feeling?  I’m [...]

By | August 25th, 2015|English Lesson Video|Comments Off on Feeling Blue? Beach English Color Idioms.

Walked, Called, Wanted. Beach English Pronunciation.

Regular verbs in the past tense end in the letters ‘ed’, but unfortunately for English learners, this ‘ed’ ending is pronounced different ways [...]

By | August 24th, 2015|English Lesson Video|Comments Off on Walked, Called, Wanted. Beach English Pronunciation.

F1 VISA PROCESS GUIDELINES (For Initial Students)

(Excerpt from StudyUSA magazine, April 2015) Here are some guidelines to help make your student visa application process smooth and successful: Getting your [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|Student Guides|Comments Off on F1 VISA PROCESS GUIDELINES (For Initial Students)

Going to work or to going to work out? Beach English Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs are very common in American English.  Phrasal verbs are verbs followed by prepositions. For example, let’s pick out ‘pick out’, a phrasal [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|English Lesson Video|Comments Off on Going to work or to going to work out? Beach English Phrasal Verbs

I thought I taught ‘ought’. Beach English Irregular Verbs

Some past irregular verbs have patterns. For example, what is the past of bring? What is the pas of think? What is the [...]

By | July 28th, 2015|English Lesson Video|Comments Off on I thought I taught ‘ought’. Beach English Irregular Verbs

Congratulations to recent TOEFL Winners!

"The TOEFL Prep class is a great way to prepare for the exam. It trains you for every section of the test with practice [...]

By | July 24th, 2015|Profiles|Comments Off on Congratulations to recent TOEFL Winners!

Making Exercise or Doing Exercise? Beach English Verbs.

The verbs ‘Make’ and ‘Do’ can have similar meanings in English.  In what situations do we use them? In some languages, ‘Make’ and [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|English Lesson Video|Comments Off on Making Exercise or Doing Exercise? Beach English Verbs.

17 Ways to say ‘Good’ in English. Beach English Adjectives.

The words ‘good’ or ‘nice’ in English are boring!  Now that your English is improving, try replacing ‘good’ with stronger, more expressive adjectives.  [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|English Lesson Video|Comments Off on 17 Ways to say ‘Good’ in English. Beach English Adjectives.

Hole in the Whole. Beach English Homophones.

Homophones are words with the same pronunciation, but different meanings.  There are many homophones in English.  For example: Dear-Deer, Poor-Pour, Do-Due, Here-Hear, Read-Red, [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|English Lesson Video|Comments Off on Hole in the Whole. Beach English Homophones.

‘Sit in a chair’ or ‘Sit on a chair’? Beach English Prepositions.

There are over 1 million words in the English language. But do you know how many prepositions there are? There are less than [...]

By | June 29th, 2015|English Lesson Video|Comments Off on ‘Sit in a chair’ or ‘Sit on a chair’? Beach English Prepositions.