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November 17, 2017

Learning a new language can be difficult, but as technology continues to advance, a growing number of learning tools develop. You might not think that the social networking site Twitter would be one of these resources, but these helpful Twitter accounts are a great way to make your effort to learn English part of your […]

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November 8, 2017

Learning a new language and remembering a language you’ve already learned have some similarities, but remembering takes a different set of skills and techniques. If you began to learn a language but have since forgotten, here’s how to break down the remembering process.  Figure Out What Went Wrong When remembering a language, it’s important to […]

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November 3, 2017

It’s important to learn English in a classroom setting in order to get a strong foundation of the language. But between courses, finding a fluent partner to practice English with is a great way to improve skills with the language. Thanks to technology, it’s now easier than ever to find a partner to practice with, […]

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October 28, 2017

Spooky stories are a fun way to celebrate Halloween, whether alone or with friends. Reading helps you improve your vocabulary and become more fluent in the language you’re learning. Here are some scary stories to practice your English with as well as tips to help get you started. Best Scary Stories for ESL Students Not […]

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October 19, 2017

Most students are probably familiar with flash cards and have used them in some learning environment. Tiny Cards, a new app from Duolingo, takes that familiar format into the digital age with flash cards that can be accessed right from your phone. Tiny Cards can be a good tool to help you learn a new […]

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October 10, 2017

In October, New York City hosts some of the world’s biggest Halloween celebrations. Parades, parties, and costume contests are around every corner. This year, prepare yourself for a scary good time with this spooky vocabulary for Halloween. Creepy Creatures These words describe some of the scary beings you’ll find during October. Maybe you’ll even choose […]

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October 6, 2017

Today, the world is more diverse, multicultural, and multilingual than ever before. Thanks in large part to technology and the ease of international travel, the barriers that once divided countries and cultures are rapidly eroding. In this new world, the ability to speak multiple languages is an increasingly valuable skill, both professionally and personally. If […]

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September 26, 2017

Whether you’re new to New York City or have been here for some time, autumn is the perfect time to experience the vast tapestry the city offers. One of the best ways to explore is by attending some of the many fall events and festivals in NYC. Here are our picks for the can’t miss […]

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September 21, 2017

Learning a new language is no easy task. A teacher or partner to practice with can help keep you on track, but what about when you’re at home and need some extra practice? Once you leave the classroom, it can be hard to tell if you’re pronouncing certain words or phrases correctly. That’s where practicing […]

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September 12, 2017

The season right after summer is called autumn. Or, is it fall? When you’re learning English, it can be easy to accidentally mix up words that sound similar or have similar meanings. So, do fall and autumn mean different things? Or are they simply two words for the same thing? A Brief History of the […]

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