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Category Archives: Learning English

September 10, 2015

Small talk is a term used for short, sometimes impersonal conversations in English between people who don’t know each other well. The goal of these conversations is often to get to know each other better. These tips will guide you through the things that non-native speakers should know about small talk in English. -Project a […]

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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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September 2, 2015

The grand process for students who wish to learn English as a Second Language in a consolidated crash course can be difficult. By enveloping themselves in the culture, students will be able to pick up the language more efficiently.   Use Your Context Clues It has been acknowledged that students will never fully master the […]

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August 31, 2015

You will receive lots of valuable instruction and training when you attend ESL school. These lessons are an important part of the learning process. But, there are also other things you can do for successful study. Form good habits to help you become comfortable with speaking and understanding the English language.   Incorporate English into […]

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August 6, 2015

Different cultures have different rules for polite exchanges. As you learn a new language, you will need to know when to say please and thank you to others. In the same way, understanding English language etiquette will enable you to converse successfully and respectfully with others. Polite exchanges between people are a simple way to […]

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August 4, 2015

Would you believe it if someone told you that modern-day hip-hop artists have larger vocabularies than William Shakespeare? According to an infographic published by data scientist Matt Daniels, the vocabulary featured in Shakespeare’s entire body of work is dwarfed by dozens of hip-hop legends. For example, for every 5,000 unique words Shakespeare used in his […]

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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 29, 2015

It is typical to attend classes and tutoring sessions to learn English. Although these teaching methods are common and effective, there are more enjoyable ways to pick up a new language. It’s also possible to pick up phrases and words to learn English through movies and television shows.   Media Offers Real English  When you […]

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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 18, 2015

Does your native language contain multiple forms of a given verb to distinguish the time an action happened? Many languages do not, and that is why many ESL students find learning this part of English grammar hard to master. This concept is referred to as a “verb tense.” When learning English, proper tense usage is […]

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