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Category Archives: English as a Second Language

November 27, 2014

Are you learning English and finding that your skills are stagnating? Many second language learners start off strong, and then hit roadblocks where it seems they’re not advancing toward fluency. Let’s look at a few reasons why this might happen: 1. You Need More Active Learning Language fluency doesn’t come from a textbook. To improve, […]

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November 25, 2014

English teachers encounter many different kinds of students who want to learn English. Each pupil comes from a different background, a different country, or speaks a different language. Despite these cultural variations, most fall into the same categories based on the ways in which they retain knowledge and are motivated to gain new skills. Which […]

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November 19, 2014

In the English language, there‚Äôs 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 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 25, 2014

Learning a second language is no longer the passing hobby of bored housewives or the requirement of graduation for disgruntled high schoolers. More and more people are recognizing the benefits of becoming bilingual, especially in a large metropolitan area like New York City. If you have not yet studied a second language, here are a […]

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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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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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June 12, 2014

Want to learn English as a second language? The best way to succeed in your goal is to read the language. Read English everyday and as much as possible. Immerse yourself in it. By reading English, you start to understand sentence structure, grammar, context, meanings of words, and so much more. Here at ALCC, we […]

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May 30, 2014

Learning English as a second language is a rewarding and challenging endeavor. Students who are serious about mastering English will want to consider enrolling in an ESL course. While there are many tools available to help students practice and develop their skills, nothing can replace the instruction offered by a reputable language program. When looking […]

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May 19, 2014

If you come to the United States to learn English, you’ll quickly notice that not everyone who speaks the language sounds the same. Even though it’s the first language for many residents, there are many unique accents that different areas of the country are known for. Sometimes, the pronunciation of words and use of particular […]

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