Learn English and Study in America

Learn English For College is a comprehensive resource for prospective students planning to study at the university and college level in the United States and who are working towards mastery of American English. Many resources on this site are freely available, others are available to subscribers and premium content is available to members only.

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Do you need to develop English skills to come to America to enter a college or university program?

Are you preparing to take the TOEFL, IELTS or TOEIC tests?

Learn English for College is your solution for developing the skills and gaining the knowledge needed to study in America at the College or University Level.

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Learn English For College provides many resources to assist in your search for a college or university in the United States.

You’ll find information about selecting the university or college most suited to your needs, geographic location factors you should consider and many of the legal, financial and administrative factors to take into account as you plan to study abroad in the United States.

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A Quick Reading and Pronunciation Tip:  Contractions

A Quick Reading and Pronunciation Tip: Contractions

English has contractions, which are shorter forms of more than one word. For example, a common contraction is I’m. This is short for I am. Contractions are very common in English, and we use them a lot when speaking. One of the problems I hear when my students are... Read More ››

5 Things Students Wish They Had Known Before Coming To The USA

5 Things Students Wish They Had Known Before Coming To The USA

Here are five things I have heard students say they wish they would have known before coming to study in the United States. 1. You have to do well in your classes at university. If you don’t go to class, don’t study, and end up getting bad grades, the... Read More ››

Running into ESL Students in Seoul, South Korea

Running into ESL Students in Seoul, South Korea

You may have seen a few pictures from my trip to South Korea on Facebook recently. I have added a few here, too. It was my first time to go anywhere in Asia, and it was such a wonderful country! I think the people were some of the nicest... Read More ››

Don’t Say This! Like, You Know

Don’t Say This! Like, You Know

I’m going to share a pet peeve with you. What’s a pet peeve? Something that bothers you a lot, or drives you crazy. Something that I hear quite often, and which is not great English, is the constant use of the words “like” and “you know” as filler words.... Read More ››

Double Negatives: What Many Students Do, But Shouldn’t

Double Negatives: What Many Students Do, But Shouldn’t

Do you know what’s wrong with these sentences? 1. He didn’t tell nobody about his English class. 2. There weren’t no books in the classroom. If you said they have double negatives, you are correct! In many languages, such as Spanish, using double negatives is grammatically acceptable. However, in... Read More ››