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The Longest Word in English Is Hiding a Powerful Vocab-learning Trick

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Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis.

No, that is not a typo.

That is actually the longest word in the English language.

I know, trying to understand that word (let alone pronounce it or spell it) sounds terrifying.

And what the heck does

How to Learn English with the Latest CNN News (Listening and Reading)

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An incredible English learning resource has been hiding in plain sight for 40 years.

It provides reading and listening opportunities to increase English fluency.

It even teaches you about American culture.

Think you know what I am talking about? Well, …

The 10 Most Entertaining TV Series That Can Teach You British English

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Contrary to popular belief, watching TV can be good for you!

At some point, we have all heard that “TV will rot (ruin) your brain.”

But what if I told you that watching TV could actually help your brain?…

Clouds and Cookies: 25 Surprising but Essential Computer English Words

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Cookies. Clouds. Bugs. 

Sounds like a picnic, right?

But if we are talking about computers, these English words have totally different meanings.

English computer words can seem a bit strange to language learners, especially if you think you recognize …