Written by Boni Brown Introduction to Batool! Batool Alzubi grew up in Jordan, along with two brothers and a sister. Batool moved to The United States and started her first year of college at Missouri State in 2015. She explored some different majors before settling on creative writing her sophomore year. Discovering MSU Batool’s father spent a lot of time looking … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight: Batool Alzubi
Image by Alan2641 from http://www.pxleyes.com/ When you hear someone says that they would give you a penny for your thoughts, you might imagine yourself getting paid for your all the things that go through your head, and consequently, you would be rich! But that is why this is just an idiomatic expression. It does not mean exactly how it sounds. Meaning and … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms: A Penny for Your Thoughts
The English Language Institute Special Programs office at Missouri State University offers an outstanding opportunity for international students who want to pursue a career in music. For bachelor’s or master’s students, the English for Musicians program helps students prepare for their studies in the Music Department. Dr. Amy Muchnick, coordinator of the … [Read more...] about English For Musicians Program: One Step Towards Success
Written by Juan Cabrera What are idioms? Study.com defines an ‘idiom’ as an expression that takes on a figurative meaning when certain words are combined, which is different from the literal definition of the individual words. You can start 2020 by using the following idioms, and, at the same time, set goals for yourself! Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained When you try … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms for the New Year!
Written by Paula Moore Greetings from Springfield, Missouri. My name is Paula Moore, and I am the Special Programs Director at Missouri State University's English Language Institute. We at Missouri State want to thank each of you for being our partners, whether you are a student, a parent, an educational agent, or a partner university administrator. Making international … [Read more...] about A Warm Message from the ELI Special Programs Director