A great way to learn new knitting stitches is to look for free dishcloth knitting patterns! There are tons of these free patterns all over the web with really interesting stitches that you can learn! Many are in English and provide written instructions instead of charts!
Dishcloth Knitting Stitches
Circle Cable Knitting Stitch pattern. More Great Patterns Like This
Cable and Bobble V Panels Knitting Stitch. More Great Patterns Like This
Diamond Cables Panel Knitting Stitch. More Great Patterns Like This