Welcome to EFLsuccess.com!
Our list of resources for YOUR English-learning success is growing slowly. For example, several Movie Study Guides have been published (with more to come, as I move them from www.krigline.com/movies.htm). Under the “Resources” tab you’ll find posts about various holidays, such as the African-American Juneteenth holiday, Flag Day and Christmas. English learners/teachers can also find resources I’ve used in class (“resources” > “for class”), a page full of interesting links and a whole page of “Links for English-Learners.” In addition, I’ve posted a poem or two, and there is a helpful post about how to correctly punctuate when you type. You can find these resources using the menu above.
Though I rarely have time to update or tinker with this website, you’ll probably find something new every month or two. The sidebar’s “Recent Posts” box is a good place to start. In addition, our “EFL English Corner” tip (at the bottom of this page) changes monthly.
While you wait for me to find time to add more things, you can already find A LOT of useful resources and interesting photos at my old (antique?) website: www.krigline.com!
I also posting a blog for our friends and former students, as well as numerous inspirational articles at http://wp.krigline.com/
Thanks for visiting!
If you are in China, thanks for your patience as pages take so long to load (they appear almost instantly elsewhere). My old website mirror (www.krigline.com.cn) disappeared in 2018. If you are trying to reach a particular page, REMOVE “.cn” and be sure all letters are lower case, not capitals. –MK
English Corner ~ tip of the monthAPRIL ~ As I always tell my students, the key ingredient in learning English is PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE. In practicing your listening skills I would suggest that you watch and listen to the evening “national news,” because most American news anchors speak in a standard Midwestern American accent. Watching videos and listening to the radio are also good ways to improve your listening. Concerning your speaking skills, you need to make an effort to get to know native speakers and practice. Reading and vocabulary development can be achieved by reading magazines and novels. I would especially suggest you read articles from the “Reader’s Digest” and work through their Word Power section. Even reading for ten minutes a day is very helpful on a regular basis. Well I hope these suggestions help and I’ll see you next time at the English Corner. (April Corner)
This tip is © Mark Peter, M.A. Used with permission.
Mr. Peter was my colleague at the Agape English Language Institute (Columbia, SC), and has also been teaching English in China for many years. (Write to me if you wish to contact him.)