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Category Archives: communication

November 21, 2016

While English is technically one language, many words (especially slang) vary across American, British, and Australian English. These common English words have different meanings in different countries. Students can keep this helpful resource in mind when learning English, regardless of which dialect is studied. Spelling Differences While spelling varies in all three countries, there are […]

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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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September 28, 2015

Cultural dining etiquette might surprise you with some of its important rules. Don’t get caught making a serious faux pas at a restaurant. Knowing these tips will help ensure that you have an enjoyable meal with friends or family—no matter where you are in the world. Chopstick Rules The way you handle chopsticks is important […]

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September 21, 2015

Being able to engage in conversation is key when speaking a new language. True mastery of the language comes when one has grasped vocabulary, sentence structure, grammar concepts, and linguistics. But as you’re learning to speak the language, aim not for fluency but for sufficient knowledge for traveling in a country that speaks that language. […]

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September 10, 2015

Small talk is a term used for short, sometimes impersonal conversations in English between people who don’t know each other well. The goal of these conversations is often to get to know each other better. These tips will guide you through the things that non-native speakers should know about small talk in English. -Project a […]

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September 2, 2015

The grand process for students who wish to learn English as a Second Language in a consolidated crash course can be difficult. By enveloping themselves in the culture, students will be able to pick up the language more efficiently.   Use Your Context Clues It has been acknowledged that students will never fully master the […]

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August 18, 2015

Practice is essential if you aim to become fluent in a new language. Although some aspects of English are basic and straightforward, there are challenges with this dialect. To learn English pronunciation, you will need to review the rules, study the exceptions, and practice until you are comfortable.   Learn New Words Correctly As you […]

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