Missouri State University’s English Language Institute is pleased to offer the Online Global Goals Academy of 2021. The purpose of the Online Global Goals Academy is to simultaneously increase all four English skills AND deepen student understanding of the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals) through a hands-on interactive program that will engage students in … [Read more...] about New Program: Online Global Goals Academy
Image source: Mirror Image Comics Source: theidioms.com Meaning in a unexpected and sudden way stop a habit (esp. bad habit) suddenly stop a habit without tapering off withdraw abruptly and completely the sudden ending of taking a medication or drug to which one is addicted Origin This phrase originated in the early 1900s. Initial usage points to a … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms: Cold Turkey
Written by Juan Cabrera At the English Language Institute we highly appreciate our wonderful instructors. That is why we want to highlight one of them: Terry Barakat. Terry joined the ELI in 2007 and is a dearly loved English instructor, so we asked her about her journey to becoming a teacher and her insights on the time she has been with the ELI. Terry’s Background and Her … [Read more...] about Teacher Spotlight: Terry Barakat
Image source: bryananthonys.com Source: theidioms.com Meaning Under all conditions, no matter how challenging or difficult To support someone through good and bad times To do something even though the circumstances are not ideal To stay by someone's side over a long period of time, even when times are tough Origin The phrase dates back to the 1300s. It … [Read more...] about Learn English Idioms: Through Thick and Thin
Our successful English for Musicians program has graduated outstanding students that not only completed the program, but also graduated from the Master of Music at Missouri State University. Thanks to this opportunity, they are now achieving new levels! Here's where they are now: Paola Cubillos From Bogota, Colombia. Graduated from English for Musicians in … [Read more...] about English For Musicians Alumni: Where Are They Now?