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4 Short Films for Fast and Fun English Shadowing Practice

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“Repeat after me…”

How many times have you heard that in class or with your tutor?

Are you starting to feel silly repeating the same old English words and phrases?

Repeating spoken English—also known as shadowing—is an effective method …

6 Fun Chatting Apps for Learning English and Building Conversational Confidence

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“Go on—say something in English!”

If you have friends or family who know you’re learning English, you’ve probably heard this request before.

Don’t they know it’s not that easy?

Speaking in English is hard!

You might not always find …

4 Fantastic Ways to Learn an American English Accent

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Do you have a favorite actor?

Have you seen a movie where they play the part of an American, but you know they aren’t? How do they speak the American accent so well?

How can you be as convincing as

9 Websites with Interactive Videos for Students of All Ages to Learn English

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We understand.

You’ve had another long day and the last thing you want to do is bury your head in a textbook, but you don’t want to lose a day of studying English.

Perhaps you just got a big promotion …

7 Fun Programs That Help Kids Learn English Like Rock Stars

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What’s that?

Is that an English song your kid is singing?

It’s great to hear them using the language, isn’t it?

If you want your child to learn English, the sooner they start, the better.

But you may not feel …

Is It Time for an English Tutor? Everything You Should Know to Get Started

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It’s imagination time!

Imagine this situation: You and your friend are having problems understanding everything in your English class, but one day your friend suddenly starts getting better.

You ask why they’re improving so quickly, and they tell …

Learn New English Skills with These 7 Cute Commercials on YouTube

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When you are watching TV, do you spend a lot of time thinking about the commercials?

You probably just wait for them to end so you can get back to your favorite show.

Well, today, we are going …