How to … politely decline an invitation.

How to … politely decline an invitation.

It’s break time on Tuesday and the class are talking about going out to a pub tonight. (Is this a night out, or break time on Tuesday?) You like your class and you are very good friends with your classmates.   But you need to study for Friday’s test! (And because you love studying so … Continued

How to … greet new friends.

How to … greet new friends.

Monday morning is back again and every Atlas student is full of the usual enthusiasm. Yes, they’ve enjoyed the weekend, maybe been on the school trip, or been out for dinner with friends, but the classroom is where they really get excited! How many new phrases will I learn this week? What will I be … Continued

5 ways to … prepare for class

Every student wants to have a positive classroom experience. One way to help that happen is to do all you can to prepare for class each and every day. Preparation is essential for our teachers, but you as students can always improve your enjoyment and learning in class if you do a few simple things … Continued

5 (easy) ways to pick up new vocabulary

5 (easy) ways to pick up new vocabulary

We all know we can learn new words and phrases in class, but if you’re living in an English-speaking country, then the language you’re trying to learn is all around you, on buses, in shops, in the park and most of all, in what the people are saying. So, here are a few tips for … Continued

  So, the big day has finally come.  The first post from our pronunciation king, Billy. I won’t frighten you by including a photo! Here’s what he has to say… Why is good pronunciation important?   So that you can be understood would probably be your first and most important answer. But practising also improves … Continued