In honour of World Cup 2014, we have collected some sports idioms that you can use in your everyday speech. Try them out on a friend today!
ILAC Radio is constantly evolving and adding great new educational content for our audience to help them improve their English.
One of our newest shows features puppets “Ham” and “Eggs” discussing the Idiom of the Day. Watch and enjoy!
I’m not a native speaker but I think in English. English has become a part of my life: I wake up listening to CBC Radio, I read Metro News, I use English every day at work, I chat with my friends and boyfriend in English, I watch English movies, and I even dream in English.
Here are some tips on how you can get involved in your city, meet native English-speakers, practice your English in the “real world” and have fun!
Do you want to sound like a native speaker? Here are 5 easy ways to improve your pronunciation so people will be able to understand you more easily!
Breaking up with your girlfriend or boyfriend can be a difficult situation. Here are some expressions that you can say if your boyfriend or girlfriend is an English-speaker.
Laetitia Ropp from Paris, France had always dreamed of studying English in Canada.
She just wasn’t sure how she’d make it happen.
Fortunately for the talented student, she entered a national Facebook Photo Contest sponsored by ILAC, Air Canada, the Canadian Embassy, Le Parisien and Voyage Langue and was shocked when her picture received the most Likes, making her one of 10 finalists out of 2,000 entries.
When Ana Karina Montilla arrived in Canada in 2010 to learn English at ILAC, she was put in touch with a fellow Venezuelan working in the school’s internship department. The pretty brunette, who was placed in Beginner 2, had very little English and was glad to meet someone who could answer all her questions in this new country.
“We became friends,” she recalls with a smile. The Venezuelan was Jimmy Battaglia, who arrived in Canada in 2009 to complete ILAC’s general English program and then went on to attend Humber College in Toronto.
With very little sunlight and a lot of rain, people begin to feel the winter blahs, which is a combination of boredom, sadness and not being sure about what to do with yourself. So here are some ideas to help you out in Vancouver.
Winter is cold, the days are short and there isn’t a lot of sunlight. I know this can be a depressing and boring time but winter can be fun. Here are some ideas to help you beat the winter blahs.