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How to Speak English Like a Native: 5 Practical Tips

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Do you ever get jealous of chameleons?

You know—those colorful reptiles that can blend in anywhere.

They just shift their colors, and, poof! They look exactly like the tree they’re climbing or the rock they’re sitting on.

Wouldn’t it …

Do You Look Fluent? Learn This English Body Language

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Can you translate a conversation that does not use any words?

I put my hand out toward my sister.

She crosses her arms and frowns.

I roll my eyes.

Okay, so what happened there?

This conversation happened …

Jump Into the World of English Adverbs and Improve Your Fluency Today!

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“I want to speak English fluently.”

Have you ever said that sentence? Since you’re learning English, the answer is probably “Yes.”

Fluency is the goal of most English learners. You don’t just want to be able to communicate a …

Improve English Communication Skills by Knowing How Conversations Fail

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It’s a sweltering day. Commuters and stuffy air are packed together on the bus.

It seems rude to reach across someone and open the window yourself, so you lean over to the guy sitting next to the window and say, …

Which Way to Times Square? Getting and Giving Directions in English

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You’ve been planning this trip to New York for months.

But you didn’t plan on this.

You’re in the middle of Times Square and you have no idea which way is north or how to get to the TKTS Booth …

10+ Writing Resources Every ESL Student Should Know About

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Are you a cozy-office-with-tea type of writer?

Maybe you are more of a coffee shop writer, tapping away on your laptop amid a caffeinated crowd.

Or maybe you prefer the peace and quiet of a library to let your ideas 

Say What You Feel: 15 Advanced English Phrases for Expressing Emotions

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It’s almost time for a summer vacation!

Are you screaming with excitement because you and your friends just planned a trip to the beach?

Are you over the moon to be getting some rest and relaxation?

Or are you just …