The English Teacher Blog
Our company blog featuring our work teaching English pronunciation, grammar, and test preparation in Washington D.C.  Our place to share resources for improving English language skills and for newcomers to the city.

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 […]
December 28, 2012

How the structure of your native language influences your view of the world

We think this is an excellent speech about how native language structure affects one’s interpretation of the world. The TED series is also a wonderful tool […]
December 10, 2013

What is considered ‘good writing’ in English?

William Zinsser is a prolific writer, a professor, and author of the classic writing text On Writing Well. In this speech to the incoming international students […]
October 21, 2013

Are you the same person when you write in English, or do you become someone else?

In this op-ed (opinion-editorial) piece from the New York Times, author Costica Bradatan explores the idea of writing in a second language leading to a re-birth […]