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Category Archives: Learning English

June 24, 2014

If you’re trying to learn English, you may find that you get bored with the traditional study material. While it’s important to read textbooks and complete assignments, it’s also critical that you find ways to make language learning fun. If you like to spend time in the kitchen, why not put your hobby to good […]

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June 17, 2014

As anyone who studies a second language knows, half the battle is finding ways to make studying enjoyable so that you can incorporate it into your everyday life. One idea every language student should consider is listening to podcasts. These audio broadcasts cover nearly every topic imaginable and give you the chance to practice English […]

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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 22, 2014

If you’re learning English, you’re probably interested in finding fun ways to practice and grow your skills. Social media is one tool that all students can use, no matter how basic or advanced their language skills are. If you’re active on Twitter, why not use your account to your advantage when it comes to practicing […]

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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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April 29, 2014

There are many things that stop people from studying a second language. They might say they’re too busy and just don’t have the time. Or maybe they think classes are too expensive. Others might question if they’re smart enough. As every student knows, none of these reasons should stop you from starting your journey to […]

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April 22, 2014

Most students who are enrolled in a program to learn English are looking for ways to supplement their studies. Smartphone apps are the perfect way to fit in extra study time throughout the day. Those who work can fit in a quick vocabulary session during a lunch break, and commuters can build their skills while […]

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April 11, 2014

There are numerous benefits to learning English as a second language. Being able to communicate in English opens so many doors on both a personal and professional level. If you’ve conquered the language, you’ll be able to communicate with people in many countries around the world and market yourself to potential employers. Those who are […]

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March 6, 2014

Those who want to study English will be happy to know there is a plethora of free resources to learn the language. Although searching for these sites through a search engine may be the first idea, it can become overwhelming with the amount of information out there. One place beginners through advanced learners should study […]

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February 27, 2014

New York City is known for its vibrant art scene, including the presence of some truly incredible theaters and film festivals. Students who are in NYC as part of their ESL learning experience have the unique opportunity to incorporate film into their program. The first way to incorporate film into your ESL learning plan is […]

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