English to Russian: How Great are the Linguistic Differences Between these Two Languages?

With the release of the latest MosaLingua English to Russian app (download it today if you haven't already!) many users may be feeling excited, intrigued, but somewhat nervous. You may have heard rumors about how hard it is to learn Russian, especially as an Anglophone. Though there are lots of … [Read more...]

How to pronounce the schwa /ə/ sound | American English Pronunciation

We have another pronunciation video to bring you! This time it's how to pronounce the schwa /ə/ sound. By practicing this tricky sound, you'll be well on your way to fluency. Make sure to practice it a few times a week to really get the hang of it!How to pronounce the schwa /ə/ sound | American … [Read more...]

How to pronounce the /ʌ/ sound | American English Pronunciation

The  /ʌ/ sound is one of the most complicated to pronounce in the English language. Thankfully, with a little help from Sean Morgan, the founder of American Accent Academy, you'll get it down in no time! It's no secret that the English language has some of the most complicated sounds to pronounce, … [Read more...]

10 Popular American English Slang Words

When native speakers talk, they sound very natural because they use slang! The definition of slang according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary:a type of language that consists of words and phrases that are regarded as very informal, are more common in speech than writing, and are typically … [Read more...]

Infographic: The Ranking of English Speaking Countries in the World

1.5 billion people speak English in the world ... Among them, only 375 million are native English speakers. So who are the others? Where in the world do people speak English, without this language being the official language? We answer this question with our latest infographic on English speaking … [Read more...]

How to pronounce the th /ð/ sound | American English Pronunciation (Video)

This is a very specific video, but that doesn't mean it's not extremely helpful in learning English! The word "the" is one of the most commonly used words in the English language and so pronouncing the "th" sounds will go a long way in becoming fluent!How to pronounce the th /ð/ sound | … [Read more...]

Los Mejores Spanglish Songs of All Time

Los Mejores Spanglish Songs of All Time Some beautiful combinations are born when Hispanic and Anglo cultures meet. Tex Mex (tacos and burritos that aren't quite Mexican, not quite Texan, but very delicious) Cinco de Mayo parties with colorful piñatas and refreshing margaritas, and Junot Diaz's … [Read more...]

4 Useful Tips to Sound More Native Like

You can be almost fluent in English, but if you don't actively practice improving your accent, you'll never sound native like! Not to worry though, we've put together the four most important tips to sounding like a native English speaker. Practice these four things and you'll make major strides in … [Read more...]

Announcing our English Pronunciation Guide

Have you been studying English for quite a while now, but still feel like you aren't always understood when speaking to natives? There could be an issue with your pronunciation that is hindering communication. Or maybe you've just started learning and want to make sure you are memorizing the correct … [Read more...]

English Speakers in the World–Who are the Best and Worst Students?

We all know just how prevelant the English language is in the world. However, did you know that 1 in 4 people speak it? That's 1.5 billion people! That being said, most of those people know English as their second (or third or fourth) language! We are sure that there are plenty of facts that you do … [Read more...]