Cats and Dogs - a blog for English learners

Occasional tips and tricks to help you learn more than the useless phrase "it's raining cats and dogs", brought to you by Craig Meulen, an English teacher in Germany. (Blog discontinued.)

July 25, 2008

How-To Videos in Plain English

Auch auf Deutsch heisst es "Learning by Doing", but have you thought about "Learning while Doing" ?

Or even, sogar, "Learning while Learning" ?

The following link is a prime opportunity (eine prima Gelegenheit ;-) ) to try it out: Learn English while you are Learning another useful skill. The Common Craft Show has a few very useful free videos available in its "Plain English" series.

So learn how to use wikis, online photo sharing, and 'social networking', and at the same time, the very clearly spoken English will undoubtedly (ohne Zweifel) help you improve your listening skills.