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Category Archives: Bilingual

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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November 8, 2016

When learning a new language, it’s normal to run into roadblocks along the way. Getting past these struggles is an important step in becoming fluent. Here are five ways to avoid feeling discouraged when learning English or another foreign language. 1. Think About Goals When you first started learning a language, you probably set a […]

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May 27, 2016

A potential employee’s skills can make him or her stand out among a long list of applicants. Learning a second language creates new opportunities for workers, especially in a city like New York that values diversity. Learning English as a second language or brushing up on one’s Spanish, French, or other language skills can really […]

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December 31, 2015

When learning English grammar, mistakes are commonplace. However, this should not be discouraging! In fact, even native speakers make errors in speech. Here are some of the most common mistakes that even native English speakers make from time to time. – Me vs. I: When referring to yourself in a sentence, it can be challenging […]

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December 23, 2015

To learn a foreign language, students must adopt new ways of thinking. It’s even necessary to formulate thoughts using your new vocabulary to gain familiarity with these phrases. Although challenging, practice will help cement these skills and make them easier. Forming thoughts in a new language helps students adopt critical fluency skills. Although it’s common […]

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December 18, 2015

Conversing in a new language is challenging for virtually anyone. While it’s one thing to learn words and phrases in a classroom, the process of actually having a conversation with a native speaker can be very different. Use these four English learning tips to become more confident and fluent as you speak. 1. Use Prepared […]

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November 30, 2015

While learning a new language is proven to increase your IQ, few people actually go into the language-learning experience to do so. Most people decide to learn one because they are interested in the culture, they have to learn one for school or work, or they simply wish to travel to a region where that […]

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November 19, 2015

Are you ready to learn English? Each of these great children’s books can help you focus on important grammatical and verbal elements of the English language, and they’re also fun and easy to understand. 1. Dr. Seuss Books Theodor Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, is the author of fun, easy-to-read, and impossible-to-put-down books such […]

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November 9, 2015

For most students, learning English in a classroom setting can be a great way to practice what they’ve learned about the language. Classrooms provide a supportive culture of learning, feedback, and collaboration, allowing students to make their way to a higher level of proficiency while building confidence and engraining good language learning habits. Teacher-Led Conversations […]

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October 22, 2015

One of the simplest, most effective shortcuts to learning English is to use cognates as a tool for understanding vocabulary. Cognates are words in two different languages that have similar meanings and spellings because they have the same linguistic derivation. In other words, the two tongues took these words from the same source. Cognates cannot […]

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