Terrified of public speaking? Don’t try to calm down.

Do you get butterflies in your stomach before you have to speak in public? Do your knees feel like jelly? Do you feel like throwing up your lunch (or just have no appetite to eat at all, so there’s nothing to throw up anyway)?

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How to understand different accents

One of our subscribers has asked us about how to keep up with somebody who is a fluent English speaker and speaks fast, too. This is a great question as I’m sure there are many of us who have trouble understanding people who talk fast. Plus, there are a lot of different accents out there.

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How to Write Formal Letters

Do you sometimes find it difficult to write a formal letter? As soon as you put pen to paper (figuratively. Who still uses pen and paper?), your mind goes blank and you can’t get past “To whom it may concern”.

We made this short video after being inspired by one of our readers who asked us to help him with this problem.

Check out our video here.

Do you have any questions you’d like us to address through a video or blog post? Leave a comment below or write to us at info@myenglishmatters.com

We look forward to hearing from you!

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Help! I have poor grammar & I’m afraid people will laugh at me!

We’ve been getting emails from you guys saying that you have no confidence to speak because you have poor grammar and you’re afraid people will laugh at you.

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Q&A: How do I enhance my vocabulary?

We recently received an email from one of our subscribers about vocabulary. She mentions that one of the reasons she is unable to speak with confidence is because of her lack of vocabulary and finding words to use in her sentences.

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Speaking with Confidence: Tip 1!

We’re really excited to present to you the first tip for our email course, Speaking with Confidence, fresh out of the oven!

There are 7 tips all together, and this is the first one!


Tell us what you think about this tip and how you’re going to apply it in your everyday English speaking situation by commenting!

If you would like to get all 7 tips, please join the free Speaking with Confidence online course by signing up below. It’s a mini email course where we’ll send you the tips directly to your email.

See you then!

Speaking with Confidence: Videos coming soon!

Last week we hosted our first online English class, Speaking with Confidence, after almost a month of preparing the content. We faced a few technical issues on the day, but it turned out to be a blessing in disguise! We get to do it all over again and make it even better.

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We have a date!

My sisters and I are so excited to get My English Matters off the ground! Our first online class will be held on the 30th of October at 9am. Please sign up here to join and get the link sent to your email address.

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I’ve been wanting to start something fun and interesting online for quite some time now, but I never really knew what to start with.

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“Your” vs. “You’re”

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It’s time to put this common mistake to rest.

“You’re” is a shorter version of “you are”, so it would be incorrect to use “you’re” if the sentence doesn’t make sense when you replace it with “you are”.

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“There”, “They’re” and “Their”

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Why does English have to be so difficult? Yeah, we wonder the same thing sometimes.

Like the words “there”, “they’re” and “their” sound alike, but are spelt differently and have different meanings.

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