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Category Archives: Conversational English

May 8, 2015

When you practice listening to a language other than your own, you are one step closer to becoming fluent in that language. Listening to podcasts can thus make learning English easier. Discover some of the benefits of using a podcast to learn a second language below. Why You Should Listen To Podcasts The main reason […]

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May 6, 2015

Music can bring people together like few other mediums can. The lyrics, beats, and inflections of songs can have a profound impact on people and define cultures. When you want to boost your English language skills, try singing songs with beautiful melodies and meaningful lyrics. Pronunciation Assistance Pronunciation can be challenging for non-native speakers. Rote […]

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February 19, 2015

New Yorkers, like residents of any other major American city, are proud of their accent and dialect. To understand the slang and accent of New Yorkers, you’ll need to really listen to their distinctive methods of English pronunciation and speech. Of course, no phrasebook or thesaurus is going to help you, so you’ll have to […]

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January 30, 2015

English is the primary language spoken in the United States, but due to the size of the country, there are distinct differences in the way people speak the language. For this reason, foreign students may find it challenging to interpret the different dialects of the English language, unless they are being taught by an established […]

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December 30, 2014

If you’ve already begun to learn English, you may already know that the language is used widely throughout the world. A few interesting facts and figures can help put the language’s status into perspective, showing how prevalent the study and use of English really is. Native Speakers There are approximately 380 million speakers of the […]

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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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