The English Teacher Blog


Tips and mini lessons for English language learners

March 6, 2017

3 creative ways to practice English ‘on the go’

Although our clients come from diverse backgrounds, everyone shares the same challenge: their English needs to be better NOW (orĀ  really, yesterday) but they have busy […]
February 7, 2017

We recommend you master the subjunctive

Whenever we administer a grammar pretest, almost everyone misses the question designed to test knowledge of the subjunctive in English. That’s OK – many native speakers […]
January 22, 2016

Why did public schools stop teaching grammar?

I attended public school growing up. When I was in 5th grade, my English teacher taught us how to break down sentences and use the diagramming […]
October 28, 2015

Will English remain the world’s dominant language in the future?

Here at English With Purpose we are obviously in business because people need to learn English. But is studying English as a second or third language […]