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Category Archives: English as a Second Language

September 3, 2015

English spelling is sometimes arbitrary and often difficult. Study our ABCs of commonly misspelled English words and their mnemonic devices to remember the correct spellings. A: Accommodate. It’s large enough to accommodate two Cs and two Ms. B: Believe. “I before E except after C” has some exceptions, but you better believe it’s true here! […]

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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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August 14, 2015

Whether you are working to learn basket weaving, bowling, or baking, practicing the skill is essential to success. As a student learning English as a Second Language (ESL), the same principle applies. Here are some ESL study tips to help you strengthen your language skills. Read something every day. What you read can be your […]

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August 12, 2015

It’s been said that English is one of the hardest languages to grasp, both phonetically and literally. Yet, at least 60 percent of the world’s developed population makes learning English a priority. Here are three fantastic pieces of advice for ESL students to follow in order to achieve success in learning English.   1: Set […]

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July 31, 2015

If you’re looking to learn English, there’s no better resource than ESL teachers. Most are dedicated to helping students learn English and are highly effective in doing so. If you want to find the right instructor for you, here are four things you should look for.   1. Training. Your educator should be educated in […]

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July 27, 2015

For many of us, smartphones have become like handy assistants. Whether we rely on Siri to find a nearby restaurant or consult a reminder app to remember our daily tasks, it’s clear that having a smartphone in hand when you’re on the go can make life a little easier. This is especially true for those […]

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May 4, 2015

Who says learning a new language has to be boring? English as a second language can be a lot of fun when you use games and activities. You can use games to practice English in class or on your own time. Sometimes, playing a game to practice a new language is easier than just studying […]

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January 6, 2015

On an annual basis, thousands of students enter the United States to study in a business English class. Some of these programs are intensive, while others are short-term courses. When considering a business English course, there are certain things to consider. Type of Program In any given institution, you’ll find a wide range of business […]

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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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December 23, 2014

When it comes to learning English, there are a variety of great choices of schools scattered across the United States. Of course, thanks to the city’s attractions, venues, history, and beauty, many exchange students only want to learn English in New York City. With a range of unique holiday traditions put on by the city […]

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