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English for Academic Purposes Made Easy: How to Tackle the 4 Biggest Obstacles


Do you talk the same way in a bar as you do in an office meeting?

Do you speak to your childhood friends and your mother-in-law with the same tone?

Probably not.

No matter what your native tongue is, you …

Awesome English Learning Tools You Might Already Own


If you’re not using your phone to learn English, you’re missing out.

That’s right. Your smartphone is secretly an awesome English learning tool—and there are several more sitting right under your nose.

Accessories and gadgets that you already own can …

How to Turn WhatsApp into Your #1 English-learning Tool

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Let me show you a little secret.

If you have a smartphone, you can access a fun, easy English learning tool.

You might already have it on your phone. You might even use it every day.

It is not …

Learn English with Audio: Listening Practice for Every Language Level


When you think about having a conversation in English, what is the first thing that comes to mind?

Is it using perfect grammar? Is it remembering just the right vocabulary? Is it pronouncing every word right?

While …

Are You Learning English with Subtitles Yet? Start Today!


Do you remember the first time you watched a movie with subtitles on?

You were probably a bit confused about how to read the subtitles and still pay attention to what was happening in the movie!

Subtitles translate the dialogue

30 Common English Words That Are Difficult to Spell for Everyone


Have you ever encountered a word in English that you could not spell right, no matter how hard you tried?

Have you made a mistake trying to spell “acquaintance,” “colonel” or “rhythm”?

You are not alone!

There are so many …

3 Popular Social Media Sites and 11 Ways to Improve Your English with Them


No matter where you are on the journey of learning English, your English skills can always become better.

Progress is very important for beginners, intermediate and advanced learners alike.

You can always improve. To improve, you will need to practice …