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Category Archives: New York, NY Technology Blogs

September 29, 2016

Did you know that using technology like iPads can help you learn English? Below are some facts about how you can use them to practice outside of class. Access to Education Apps There are many iPad apps that can help you practice English in fun ways. For example, Preposition Builder teaches you to use prepositions […]

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June 29, 2016

For individuals who are learning English as a second language, practice is the key to building comprehension. The more you can practice a language, the quicker you will be able to speak and read the language. While the most recommended strategy is total immersion, this can be difficult to accomplish and is often an intimidating […]

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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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October 13, 2015

No matter where you live or which language you speak, odds are you’re a regular user of electronic devices. From computers to smartphones to tablets, modern gadgets help us communicate faster and more often. As such, they are an invaluable tool for people who are learning a new language. With the unlimited access they offer […]

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August 27, 2015

If you’re looking for ways to supplement what you’re learning in your ESL courses, try music, movies, and Internet memes. Pop culture may seem silly and superficial, not to mention a time-waster for many Internet users. But as you know, people are addicted to pop culture because it is fun and entertaining, so why not […]

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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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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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April 30, 2013

ESL teachers and students are always looking for different resources to use when trying to teach or learn the language. For those teaching or learning in New York City, an excellent resource is the program known as We Are New York. This is a television program that was created to help immigrants to the United […]

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