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Category Archives: communication

May 21, 2015

English grammar can be confusing for people new to the language. As you learn English, you will sometimes hear words that sound the same with very different meanings. These words are called homophones. When speaking, homophones shouldn’t confuse you. However, when you are writing or reading, you may encounter phrases with terms that sound the […]

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May 20, 2015

Do you have a fear of getting lost in one of the largest cities in the world simply because you are still learning the native language? It can be scary learning how to ride public transit while also learning English in New York City. However, if you follow these tips, you will learn how to […]

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May 12, 2015

Striking up a conversation with a stranger can be an excellent way to develop and hone your language skills. You might be comfortable talking with your English teacher, but you will reach a point where it is time to move past your comfort zone and learn how to speak with other people, too. Learning conversational […]

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November 19, 2014

In the English language, there’s a different way to greet someone depending on the occasion and the person being greeted. Learn fifteen different ways to say hello, as well as when to use each one. As you begin to learn English, you will probably find that there’s more than one way to say hello. If […]

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October 21, 2014

Learning English can be both fun and challenging because so many words can easily be misused. Some words may sound similar or even look alike, yet may have two different meanings. These types of words can easily confuse people and international students trying to learn English. Check out some of the most common English words […]

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October 16, 2014

International students that come to the United States to learn English are opening the doors to great opportunities. After learning English, you’ll have better communication skills and more job opportunities. Studies conducted in Scotland show people who learn a different language will challenge their minds and stand to increase intelligence abilities.

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September 19, 2014

There are many excellent reasons to learn English, including increasing your business opportunities and being able to meet new people. However, learning a new language can be an intimidating process. You need to build confidence so that you can communicate more easily and effectively. Here are a few things you can do to feel more […]

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August 28, 2014

Any student who is working to learn English knows that it is a multi-faceted process. You study in the classroom, but then you put those skills to work and strive to grow them out in the real world. That might include having a part-time job, working with a volunteer organization, and interacting with both native […]

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August 14, 2014

No matter what the topic at hand is, if you’re a student, one of the greatest challenges is staying interested and focused on the subject matter. If you’re a student working to learn English as a second language, you have an incredible challenge ahead of you. Not only do you have to study, study, study, […]

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July 31, 2014

When learning English, you may be under the impression that you have to speak perfectly to survive in the U.S., U.K., or other countries where the language is native. Think again. Consider just a few movie stars whose first language is not English. Many famous actors and musicians gained international success because of their ability […]

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