Author Archive | Dhritiman Ray

The 15 Best Online English Intermediate Courses for B1, B2 and Beyond

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Have you heard about “Middle Child Syndrome?”

It sounds like a disease, but it is not.

It is a theory about how middle children (people with both older and younger siblings) often feel ignored.

Unlike the oldest child, they are …

Learn English YouTube: All the Best Videos to Learn How to Speak English Quickly

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“Efficiency is intelligent laziness.”

This David Dunham quote offends many people.

We generally think “efficiency” involves working very hard, while “laziness” is the opposite of hard work.

But efficiency is all about saving time and effort. If you’re efficient, …

Gift of Gab: 15 Memorable Speeches in English for Listening and Speaking Practice

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Lions roar.

Birds chirp.

And humans speak.

It is the natural way we communicate with one another.

But then why are so many people afraid to speak in public?

Well, giving a speech in front of a whole room …

Learn English Like a Cheetah: 14 English Tutor Sites for Fast, Focused, Friendly Learning

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Have you ever seen a cheetah learn?

When cheetahs are born, they have no idea how to hunt.

They are the fastest land animals in the world. But in the beginning they are actually quite helpless.

Their mother is the …

10 Ebooks That Are Filled with Natural English Conversations

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Surgeons do not guess where to cut.

Pianists do not guess which keys to press.

First, they learn how it is done.

Then, they practice, practice, practice.

It is the same for English conversations.

If you do not know …

Host a Pronunciation Party! 13 Android English Pronunciation Apps to Invite to Your Device

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English pronunciation is like a dance.

You need to follow a rhythm.

You need to feel the flow of the language.

You need to coordinate different parts of your mouth to make the right sounds.

Just like learning to …

Learn English for Working Adults: 7 Courses for Office-ready English Skills

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Learning is like exercise.

The older you get, the harder it seems.

But just like adults who work out, people who keep learning after school get a lot of benefits.

This is especially true for working adults.

To gain …