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Category Archives: American Language Communication Center

February 21, 2017

Journaling is a fun and engaging way to record your thoughts. Writing can reveal a lot about a person and is a great way to keep track of your adventures. If you’re looking to practice English in a way that’s fun and helpful, get “write” to journaling! Here are a few tips to help you […]

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February 15, 2017

When practicing English, it can be a good idea to practice with native English speakers. One of the best ways to do this is through simple conversation. When speaking to others, there may come a time when you will not understand something being said. Here, we will go over the best ways to ask for […]

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February 9, 2017

Besides writing and speaking, reading English is one of the best ways to learn the language. Learn English in a new and entertaining way by diving into one of the following books! 1. Charlotte’s Web – E. B. White This time-honored book is a favorite among young people sharpening their reading skills. With its inspiring […]

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January 30, 2017

Everyone loves music! Even when the song is another language, the beat, instruments, and voices can carry the meaning and give us a glimpse into that culture. However, translating a song can help you appreciate the music even more by expanding your vocabulary and helping you to practice English skills like listening and conversing. Translating […]

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January 17, 2017

The path to learning English can be challenging, but we recommend fun activities like watching online videos as a way to stay motivated. Youtube has a diverse array of videos, many of which are helpful for those practicing language skills. Finding the right videos for your English training needs can help expand vocabulary, conversation abilities, […]

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January 5, 2017

Practicing English doesn’t have to be restricted to studying grammar and memorizing big words. In fact, it shouldn’t be! Playing Scrabble is a fun way to test the mind, expand vocabulary, and become better acquainted with the English language. Here are some specific tips to get the most out of playing this board game. Establish […]

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December 26, 2016

Learning a new language is always a challenge, and for those practicing English, idioms can be particularly challenging. Idioms are phrases or expressions that mean something different than the literal sense of the words. Idioms are used in all languages and can be very confusing for non-native speakers. For those practicing English, learning idioms is […]

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December 13, 2016

Have you ever told a native speaker how challenging it is to speak English well? Their response will probably be, “I didn’t know it’s that tough.” English is among the world’s most difficult languages to master for many new speakers. This can add to a fear of making mistakes when speaking English with natives. These […]

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December 8, 2016

Learning English is not the easiest thing to do, but the benefits certainly outweigh the challenges. Consider these top ten reasons why it’s in your best interest to learn the language. 1. Your Dream Job Depends On It Learning English makes you more employable in every single country in the world. If you want to […]

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November 29, 2016

We all know that famous people come from all over the world. What we don’t realize is just how many celebrities have had to learn English as a second language on their way to fame. Here are just a few of many. 1. Penelope Cruz Learning English may not be something she puts front and […]

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