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Category Archives: Learn English Tips

April 26, 2016

In order to improve your spoken English, it’s not always enough to converse with native speakers. Perfecting your English pronunciation also requires you to break habits through conscious self-correction. Working with a professional teacher is key. However, here are some other techniques and resources you can use to supplement your in-class learning. Train Your Ears […]

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April 8, 2016

In order to master the English language, you must first master the art of giving compliments. Many friendships, conversations, and relationships can start and develop through a well-placed compliment. When giving a compliment in English, the meaning you convey is often just as important as the words you choose to use. Here’s how to perfect […]

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February 23, 2016

Developing proper English pronunciation is an integral part of becoming a proficient speaker. And while your pronunciation doesn’t have to be flawless, you do want to be able to convey your ideas and needs clearly. This is a challenging piece of the language-learning puzzle for many students, particularly because many English language sounds are not […]

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February 18, 2016

Learning English is no small challenge, and you’ll want to have as many tools as possible in your language-learning arsenal. If you spend a lot of time online, check out these great sites that can help you strengthen your English language skills. VOA Learning English This website is a great resource for English learners to […]

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February 9, 2016

Many ESL students start out motivated and dedicated, but after a few days or weeks, they end up completely burnt out. Practicing intensely every day may seem like the key to proficiency, but this is typically not a sustainable study regimen. Instead of throwing yourself into your English studies only to end up disheartened, try […]

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February 5, 2016

To learn English, a student must develop a study schedule and incorporate it into their daily routine. Textbooks, workbooks, listening exercises, and other traditional learning methods are helpful, but they can also be dull. For those wanting to spice up their daily practice, finding a new resource that helps develop English skills is as easy […]

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January 27, 2016

Learning English as a second language can be a challenging undertaking, but English games can help students retain both vocabulary and grammar with ease. The human brain is designed to contain and process a great deal of information, but the straight information-dump approach of memorization lacks the component of recall. By associating words with actions, […]

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January 21, 2016

For many, trying to learn English is a long and arduous process that requires commitment and regular effort, and most do not develop a mastery of the language overnight. That is why it is important to keep yourself motivated and having fun! One great way to challenge yourself in your language development is by entering […]

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January 12, 2016

Mastering a new language is a challenge for anyone, but not everyone learns the same way. For some, quietly studying from a textbook or listening to a teacher’s lectures can yield excellent results, while other students might find these approaches quite tedious. If you want to know how to learn English in a manner that […]

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October 28, 2015

It might surprise you to learn that more people speak English as a second language than as a first one. At last count, there were around 350 million native English speakers, compared to an estimated 1 billion second language learners. Although ESL teachers often assume that learners will face difficulties based on the degree to […]

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