What is the past perfect and how does it work?

Have you ever wondered what the past perfect is? A lot of English learners have trouble using this tense, which is why we have come up with a special guide. Read on to find out more! A lot of students … Continue Reading

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How does the present perfect work?

Lots of students want to know how the present perfect works. It is definitely one of the hardest parts of English grammar. I have a special way of explaining it – maybe it can help you! When we study a … Continue Reading

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We finally have a launch date for Engola World

We have an official launch date for Engola World: 16 September 2019 So, we have decided on an official launch date for Engola World. There’s no turning back now! Designing an app is not an easy process, especially when you … Continue Reading

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This English learning app cannot teach you English

So we made an English learning app that cannot teach you English. Why is that? We believe you cannot learn English from an app, just like you can’t learn to drive by playing Gran Turismo. If you want to speak … Continue Reading

Is it racist to use the term ‘native English teacher’?

A recent discussion between English teachers on social media got me thinking. Is it racist to use the term ‘native English teacher’? Anyone who has browsed the job listings on websites like and will have noticed that many … Continue Reading

How to test Engola World

Are you interested in testing Engola World? Read on to find out how! We have developed an app to help people learn English. Our launch date is 1 September, but before then we are asking people to help test Engola … Continue Reading

How testing Engola World helped me pass my IELTS exam

Engola World can not only help you speak better English but also to pass exams. We already have our first use case! So let Roland Sebestyén from Budapest tell you how testing Engola World helped him pass the IELTS exam. … Continue Reading

In English, why is the plural of ‘you’, ‘you’?

In most languages, it is easy to know if someone is talking to one or more people. Even in English, we say ‘I’ and ‘we’, ‘it’ and ‘they’. So why is the plural form of ‘you’, ‘you’? Read on to … Continue Reading

What’s the difference between the past simple and the past participle?

Us English teachers always want our students to know the past simple and the past participle forms of a verb, sometimes known as V2 and V3. But what are they exactly and when do we use them? Let’s take a … Continue Reading

What’s the best thing about speaking English?

Whether you’re an English learner or an English teacher, you are sure to have asked yourself at one point or another: What is the point of it all? Why does speaking English even matter anyway?! Roland Sebestyén gives his personal … Continue Reading