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Category Archives: Learning English

May 14, 2015

Learning a second language is difficult, but mastering idioms and slang expressions can be even more challenging. For example, if someone asks you, “what’s up?” they are not talking about the sky or the ceiling. “What’s up” is an expression that means, “How are you doing?” Let’s take a look at some other common conversational […]

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May 12, 2015

Striking up a conversation with a stranger can be an excellent way to develop and hone your language skills. You might be comfortable talking with your English teacher, but you will reach a point where it is time to move past your comfort zone and learn how to speak with other people, too. Learning conversational […]

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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 12, 2015

We all have our own reasons for learning a second language—maybe you want to transform your travel experience, study or live overseas, discover a new culture, gain confidence, or improve your employability. But did you know a number of studies throughout the years have shown that learning a second language can drastically change your mental […]

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January 13, 2015

Normally, a foreign citizen who wants to enter the United States for study at an educational institution is required to get a student visa of nonimmigrant status. This applies to foreign international students who want to learn English. To put in an application for your F-1 visa, you must know your course of study and […]

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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 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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December 2, 2014

There’s no way around it: learning English is difficult. As you grow older, it feels less feasible to attain fluency in a second language, especially with so many myths swirling around about how hard it is. Let’s debunk some of these myths so that you can pursue your ambition to learn English without fear. Myth […]

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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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