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Category Archives: Learning English

November 13, 2013

Did you know that more than 27 million people have taken the TOEFL test? TOEFL preparation is a proven way to help students get ready for the four different sections of the test. A qualified TOEFL preparation institute will challenge students to learn in all four areas so that they can be confident in their […]

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October 25, 2013

If you’ve decided to study ESL, you know that learning English is about a lot more than just understanding the words when you see them on paper and having a good vocabulary. One of the biggest benefits of choosing to study ESL and truly learn English is that you’ll have the opportunity to meet new […]

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October 18, 2013

If you’re pursuing citizenship in the United States, it is critical that you prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test well in advance. You’ll need to learn English, or at least the basics of the language, and do your fair share of studying in order to properly prepare. There are two major sections of the exam, […]

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September 30, 2013

Many of our students who want to learn English in NYC are impatient to improve their skills as quickly as possible. Some are preparing for an exam such as the TOEFL, while others simply want to blend in and lose their accents. No matter how busy your schedule, the following simple tricks can do a […]

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September 17, 2013

The Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS) has developed a free program called “Beyond yoUrself in Learning English” (BUILD) that brings peers together to teach one another about their languages. A program like BUILD provides a great venue for international visitors who want to enhance their English skills while also including a social aspect. BUILD […]

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September 12, 2013

Are movies an effective way to learn English? Like many teaching strategies, it depends on how they are used. Watching movies in class can allow students to listen in on English conversations and give them an opportunity to test out their language skills by having a conversation about the film. Here are a few ways […]

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August 28, 2013

The best way to start learning English as a second language is to engage with popular culture. When you’re looking to work or study abroad, you can often learn language more effectively when you listen to music and watch movies and television shows in English. In a classroom environment, you are usually taught to speak […]

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August 22, 2013

Learning English can take a lot of time and practice. It can be hard to balance work life and ongoing education. There are, however, several ways that you can “strike a balance,” an American saying that means finding ways to compromise so that both goals can be achieved. Being organized will be the most important […]

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August 14, 2013

A lot of foreign students who come to study ESL in New York find mastering a new language difficult at first. Every student desires to pick up the language as quickly as possible, but language acquisition is an ongoing process. While there is no secret way to learn English in a few days, there are […]

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July 31, 2013

Many students come to the United States to broaden their horizons and learn English in New York. It is a perfect city to find out more about American culture while practicing your reading and writing comprehension skills. With so much to see and do, some visitors feel overwhelmed and don’t know where to start. Rest […]

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