The Break Into English Blog

Our blog for learning English contains a collection of articles that will allow you to improve your English in an efficient way thanks to varied topics such as grammar, vocabulary, technical English, English for fun, idioms & expressions, and many more!

Whatever your level and interests, hereunder you will find engaging content adapted to your needs and many student tips that our years of teaching experience have shown to be effective in helping students learn English faster.

So enjoy! And don’t forget that we also offer online English lessons with great native teachers!

The Language of Cinema

The Language of Cinema

For many people, talking about movies is just as much fun as watching them. When movie lovers, or film buffs (fans), discuss their favourite flicks (movies), they often use lots of jargon. It’s no fun to be left behind in any conversation, especially not when it’s...

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How can I learn English quickly and easily?

How can I learn English quickly and easily?

How can I learn English quickly and easily? This is one of the most common questions I've been asked throughout my years of teaching English, I have come to the conclusion that learning English quickly and effectively is one of the most important demands of most...

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Travel Vocabulary and Expressions

Travel Vocabulary and Expressions

Travelling is a great way to boost your language skills, and especially your English! So before you go abroad, brush up on the essential English travel vocabulary and expressions. It will prove very helpful and allow you to make the most of your stay.The preparation...

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Why You Should Still Choose Online Teaching

Why You Should Still Choose Online Teaching

Online language schools are everywhere these days. Are they still a viable option that provides the best results? Here is an article from an insider’s perspective discussing why you should still choose online teaching with a reputable company.After all my years of...

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Practising English On Your Own

Practising English On Your Own

One of the biggest difficulties we face when learning a foreign language is keeping our skills sharp in the days, months, and years after completing a course. It is especially difficult when there are few people with whom to practice. Losing one’s ability with a...

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Similes and Metaphors in English

Similes and Metaphors in English

Today we will talk about similes and Metaphors in English. “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get.”  Everyone knows this one, from the Oscar winning movie, Forrest Gump, written by Eric Roth and spoken by the eponymous title...

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The Use and Power of Technology in Education

The Use and Power of Technology in Education

Some of the most in-demand, high-paying jobs are fairly new because they deal with technology. As technological advancements drive digital transformation in all areas of our lives, education has become one of the most talked-about areas where technology can make a...

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Adverbs of Frequency

Adverbs of Frequency

Let's look at adverbs of frequency and time, how to form them, where to position them in a sentence and some examples in some famous songs. Have a look at our article about other types of adverbs.Adverbs of frequency describe how often actions happenSome adverbs can...

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Using Adverbs in English

Using Adverbs in English

When using adverbs in English there are a few points that you need to know and make sure you get right.  ADVERBS DESCRIBE HOW VERBS / ACTIONS ARE DONE There are many types of adverbs In English, usually though, similar to how adjectives help us describe nouns (things...

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Adjectives in English explained in pictures

Adjectives in English explained in pictures

Adjectives are the words we use to describe nouns, things like people, animals, plants, objects, places, situations and experiences. They help us add detail to what we are saying by talking about colour, shape, size and other qualities. For example, adjectives can...

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Present continuous explained in pictures

Present continuous explained in pictures

The present continuous tense, sometimes called the present progressive tense, is used for speaking about things that are happening now and still in progress. The action started in the past, continues to the present and will probably continue into the near future....

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Present simple explained in pictures

Present simple explained in pictures

In this article, we will describe the present simple explained in pictures in an easy way to understand. The present simple is used to talk about things in general. We use it to describe actions that happen frequently or situations that are generally true. When you...

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PAST MODAL VERBS

PAST MODAL VERBS

Past modal verbs are "must", "could", "might" and "may" with "have" + past participle to talk about suppositions or speculations regarding a past event. This is called the modal perfect tense. Here are some examples of past modal verbs:  The cat has escaped - I must...

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This, these, that and those

This, these, that and those

This, these, that and those are demonstrative adjectives or pronouns. We use them to indicate how near or how far a thing is and whether the thing is plural or singular. This and these for items that are closeIf you can touch something, if it is in your hand or very...

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Introduction to Phrasal Verbs

Introduction to Phrasal Verbs

Today, in this introduction to phrasal verbs in the English language I want to show you how native speakers like myself use these composite verbs in familiar and professional settings. Hopefully, when you finish reading this article and have seen the images with clear...

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