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Big Ideas in Small Packages: 18 Easy English Short Stories for a Delightful Diversion

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Have you tried to run a marathon with no practice?

I hope not. You might pull a muscle.

You need to start small in order to achieve something big like that.

When it comes to learning English, what if I …

The 6 Best Chat Apps to Learn from Real English Speakers

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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 …

Learn English from Popular Music Videos: 6 Super Fun Sites

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Who is your favorite pop artist?

Beyonce? Ed Sheeran? Bruno Mars?

Guess what—now they are your favorite English teacher, too.

You can learn English directly from these superstars (and many others) with music video English lessons.

How so? There …

11 Top YouTube Channels for English Learners, Plus Tips for Smart Watching

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Have you ever heard the English expression “looking for a needle in a haystack?”

It’s used when someone is looking for something very small in a big space. Imagine trying to find a tiny sewing needle in a huge bale …

Learning English with Music: 17 Hot New Songs for English Learners

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You know what brings us all together?

Music does.

Music is called the “universal language” for a reason.

“Universal” refers to something that is true for or applies to everyone. Every human being has a certain understanding of rhythm and …

The Top 19 American TV Mega Hits for Learning English

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Have you heard of the phrase “idiot box?”

It is generally used to refer to a TV set.

For example:

Are you really going to spend all afternoon staring at that idiot box?

The common idea is that TV shows …

Become a Star! 5 Websites to Learn English from Movie Scripts

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Don’t you just love to sit back, grab some popcorn and read a good movie?

Wait, what?

Aren’t we supposed to watch movies…?

Well, normally, yes. But with movie scripts—which provide all the dialogue from a movie—you can …