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How to Improve Your English Communication Skills with Pop Culture Knowledge

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“I Ubered to work today.”

A friend said that to me once.

I didn’t understand her at all.

I had spent years outside of the United States, living in Madagascar. I didn’t know about Uber, a smartphone app that …

11 Useful English Shopping Vocabulary Words And How to Use Them

english shopping vocabulary

Americans love to shop.

More importantly, we love to talk about shopping.

Yesterday at work a co-worker said to me, “I love your coat. Where did you get it?”

Immediately, we began to talk about our favorite stores and next …

The 5 Most Commonly Confused Word Pairs in English

fun or funny 5 common feelings mix-ups for english learners

You’re at a fun beach gathering with friends, eating great food and enjoying the summer sun.

“This is so funny!” you say happily.

“Why? What’s so funny?” a friend asks, confused.

Huh? Isn’t he having a good time, too?…

What’s the Best Website to Learn English? 8 High Quality English Websites You Deserve!

best websites to learn english

Hey, English learner! You deserve the best.

Accept no less than the best website to learn English.

Or should we say… the best websites to learn English. Honestly, there are several great sites to learn English online.

We can’t just …