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Category Archives: American Language Communication Center

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 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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August 29, 2017

New York City is a bustling, diverse destination with a huge population of both native and non-native English speakers. This makes it the perfect location to develop your English proficiency. There are a variety of transportation options in New York City, including public transit, rideshare services, and taxicabs. Cabs are an affordable and convenient choice, […]

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August 24, 2017

Enrolling in language courses is an exciting first step in the process of becoming fluent in a new language. You want to ensure you use your time wisely and improve your skills as much as possible. Here are some great tips to maximize success while enrolled in language courses.   Set Attainable Goals Whether you […]

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August 15, 2017

Nobody likes to be judged or evaluated poorly based on their performance, so it makes sense that some people would be nervous about making mistakes when speaking a new language. But, studies show that making mistakes and learning from them is part of the process of developing any skill. In fact, research shows that you […]

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August 10, 2017

Mastering the English language requires more than just learning vocabulary words and the rules of grammar. You must also understand how people in the culture communicate when no words are used. Hand symbols, head movements, and other gestures do not all mean the same thing in every culture. Therefore, in order to become truly fluent […]

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