Author Archives : Helen

The First Step to True Communication

Communication is and should be about understanding other people´s emotions, their state of mind, their needs and their worries. Let me give you an example. When we get home after a hard day at work, all we want is to plunge into our sofa, have a shower, a nice dinner and go to sleep. But, […]

Present Simple! Por favor!

Midday. Lunchtime. Instead of lazing around and relaxing during my break, I have to study English with a group of people I don´t have anything in common with. And the teacher… I can hardly understand what she is asking me to do. She keeps talking and explaining Present Simple Tense. I am tired of all […]

The source of my passion

I love talking to my students. When people tell me they don’t like their jobs, I actually don’t know what they are talking about. The time spent with my students, which I do consider the real working time of my life, is the best experience I could possibly get. I am their coach, their language […]

What is a Language?

The living language is like a cowpath: it is the creation of the cows themselves, who, having created it, follow it or depart from it according to their whims or their needs. From daily use, the path undergoes change. A cow is under no obligation to stay in the narrow path she helped make, following […]

How to Speak English Fluently by MLC Method

My Language Coach is based on the following principles of language learning:  Study word families: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, both their positive and negative forms. Learn to combine them in simple structures. Later on, you will learn how to combine these short structures into longer and more complex sentence units. Learn and study typical English […]

¿Como estudiar inglés online?

Estudiar inglés es como leer los grandes clásicos, uno siempre vuelve a hacerlo y siempre descubre nuevos sentidos de las palabras, nuevas metáforas, significados, emociones, nuevas preocupaciones, y vuelve a tener dudas, preguntas, obstáculos, nuevos intentos de superar las traducciones literarias, «falsos amigos», etc. Pero, si uno tiene un poco de confianza en sus capacidades […]