Author Archive | Michael Cristiano

Blast Off! The Top 7 English Vocabulary Lists to Skyrocket Your English Skills

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What’s the one thing you need more than anything else to communicate in English?

Vocabulary, of course!

Sure, you could learn all the English grammar rules there are to know, and you could have amazing English pronunciation, but …

Beat the Intermediate English Blues with These 15 Top Resources

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Learning a language is like climbing a mountain.

First, there’s the preparation: you load your language-learning backpack with tools for success, such as apps for learning English and a list of the easiest, most common English words.

As you …

15 Beautiful English Words That Enchant Even Native Speakers

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How would you describe the English language?

How about practical (useful)? Diverse? Universal?

Has the word beautiful popped into your head yet?

No? I don’t blame you.

English gets a lot of grief for being a complicated and …

Lose the Accent: 8 Excellent English Pronunciation Resources Online

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“Get in the fan,” you say. “We’re going out for dinner!”

“The ‘fan’?” I ask. “What are you talking about?”

You sigh. “The fan! You know, the vehicle that’ll transport us from one place to another.”

“Oh, …

10 Super Specific Ways to Learn English Reading Now

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Some of the best-selling and most-loved books of all time were written in English.

Maybe you’ve already learned about Shakespeare’s plays or Jane Austen’s novels.

Maybe you’ve read modern books from authors such as JK Rowling, Stephen King

Longer Is Better: 14 English Learning Videos for Hours of Lessons in 2020

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As English speakers often say, sometimes “less is more.”

Like when you are using a strong spice, or decorating a small room.

But let’s face it—sometimes more is more.

Like when you are looking for the best English

English Reflexive Verbs and Pronouns: A Self-study Guide

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Do you like to do things yourself?

Maybe you grow your own vegetables, cut your own hair and do your own repairs.

Maybe you are self-studying English, or learning English by yourself. But whether you have gotten this far …