Here are our top picks for learning English using a blog, ranging from easy readings and inspiring travel bloggers to grammar-focused blogs.
Where have you been if you haven’t heard about Deliciously Ella?! Ella’s blog has encouraged millions of English readers to take better care of their bodies by sharing her fantastic meal ideas and baking projects with plant-based cuisine and non-processed products. What’s the best part? You’ll discover just as many sweet pleasures as savory recipes here, proving that eating healthy doesn’t always mean “eating green.”
BBC TV and radio broadcasters have spoken in immaculate British English since the beginning of time, and BBC stories have been written with impeccable grammar.
So, who better to learn English with than a native speaker?
Hundreds of simple videos, articles, and free exercises are available on the BBC’s Learning English site to help everyone from novices to near-native English speakers improve their language skills.
Rosie covers all things lifestyle, from providing recipes and style ideas to chatting about her (very lovely) dog while they explore London on The Londoner, one of the UK’s most popular blogs. It’s a fun book for intermediate English speakers, with a combination of complicated words and thorough descriptions. But be warned: her photos of exquisite attire and delectable food will have you insta-envy.
Before you can say “I love this travel blog and its amazing photographs,” you’ll be grabbing your passport and packing your bags. World of Wanderlust is full with insider ideas to help you plan your next vacation, from the best places to eat to must-see secret spots. It’s a great blog for culture vultures looking to practice their English by reading for hours. It covers everything from the United States to Costa Rica and Japan.
This great blog will put you to the test on a variety of topics, from irregular verbs to your usage of the perfect tense, with its seemingly infinite array of short, interactive English grammar problems. The interactive style of the blog makes learning difficult grammatical rules enjoyable; but, to ensure that you continue with it, it’s usually advisable to end each session with a chocolate-based incentive.
Hannah’s self-titled lifestyle blog will help you maintain your colloquial British English. She’s a chatty former journalist, and her engaging posts cover everything from her relationship to her favorite books to what she’s wearing this season. You’ll be learning new terms and lingo that aren’t taught in class without even realizing it.
This lively and exciting travel blog follows two Cambridge University best friends as they write their way across the world. Yaya and Lloyd are full of energy, carrying cameras and bright smiles wherever they go. After just a few articles, you’ll be itching to start your own English travel blog and practice writing in the first person.
Sentence diagrams This probably doesn’t sound like many people’s idea of fun, but, over at the English Grammar Revolution blog, Elizabeth firmly feels they’re an easy and enjoyable method to nail tough English grammar. While you won’t be scrolling for a whole evening here, Elizabeth’s enthusiasm is contagious, and just a few minutes reading her blog on a regular basis may supercharge your learning.
It’s easy to lose track of time reading The Young Adventuress, which is filled with amusing, honest confessions and strange adventures. But there’s another reason we adore her blog: she’s taken the plunge and relocated to another countrey, and she’s loving it! This American has made New Zealand his home, and he has a wealth of knowledge about moving to another country. If you’re looking for some motivation to enroll in that study abroad course you’ve always wanted to try, look no further.
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