So Soccer may not be Ireland’s strong point but luckily we have sports of our own, native to this country and guess what, we’re the best in the World at them! (Even if these sports are played almost exclusively in Ireland) In this month’s piece we’ll be taking a crash course in Hurling, Camogie, Gaelic … Continued
Your Instagram portfolio is simply incomplete without shots of these places! With so much to do and see, while also keeping your fans happy, it can be pretty overwhelming. Luckily, we’re here to lend a helping hand with this month’s social programme! Let’s take a look at 10 of the most Instagrammable (is that a … Continued
Storm Emma has allowed us all a few days of nothing but eating, drinking and building snowmen, but it’s time to shake off the cabin fever and get going with our social programme. We have covered a lot of ground in 2018 and it’s only two months into the year! If you have not yet … Continued
The days are short and Winter is still very much in the air.. The beginning of the year can be a gloomy time, but with what we have planned for you, it doesn’t have to be. It’s 2018 and here at Atlas the Social Programme is back and in full swing!
As your English is progressing, you begin to understand more and more. You have less difficulty reading and communicating what you like. However, one area that may still remain a problem for you is your listening. Listening can be one of the most difficult tasks for English learners, as it can be hard to get … Continued
One aspect of English that can be sometimes difficult to produce and understand is Phrasal verbs. Phrasal Verbs are actually quite common, especially in spoken English and informal texts (fiction, magazines, tabloid newspapers). They also usually have a more figurative meaning that can confuse the listener or reader. Also, they have grammatical aspects that you … Continued
Do you ever have difficulty speaking in English? Do you get worried that you will make a mistake while speaking? Or do you simply forget the words you need to communicate yourself. You shouldn’t worry as this is completely natural and happens to everyone when they learn another language. This can happen if you don’t … Continued
You may have memorised endless lists of vocabulary and you may know enough grammar to hold an everyday conversation but, do you sometimes still find it difficult when it comes to speaking?
Learning new vocabulary is so important when learning English. Vocabulary is the basis for all the other skills: reading, writing, listening and speaking. The more words you recognise and know how to use, the better your reading, listening etc will be. And when talking with friends, with a wider vocabulary you’ll be able to communicate … Continued
Do you like learning English while playing games? I certainly do! The good thing is that with mobile apps you can easily play games for enjoyment and they are so entertaining that you won’t even know that you are learning English at the same time. It’s so different to normal studying outside class.