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English Rhythm: No Stress! (Except Syllable and Word Stress!)

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Want to improve your pronunciation?

Then put down that textbook and learn to feel the rhythm of English!

Many English learners focus on improving their vocabulary and grammar without thinking much about rhythm—even though this is just as important …

Building Your English Confidence Doesn’t Have to Be Hard. Here’s How

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I used to be one of those language learners who was too shy to speak around other people.

When I first started learning Korean, I never practiced with my Korean friends. I was afraid that I was going to …

Forward Your Learning by Using Movie Scenes in English

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Pretend you’re training to be a boxer.

Imagine trying to learn how to fight the same way most people try to learn to speak English. So, you read a couple of books with exercises before you get in the ring.…

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

7 Creative Ways to Learn English Offline

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Want English skills that don’t need an internet connection?

Want to talk clearly and understand English speakers IRL (in real life)?

If you’re hitting that moment in your online English studies when your eyes begin to glaze over, and …

40+ Common English Contractions, and How to Use Them!

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“If y’all want to learn English, y’all better pay attention! I ain’t joking!”

You have probably heard someone use phrases like ya’ll or ain’t before. They are in songs and in quotes. They can be heard on TV and in …

How to Speak English Like a Native: 5 Practical Tips

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Do you ever get jealous of chameleons?

You know—those colorful reptiles that can blend in anywhere.

They just shift their colors, and, poof! They look exactly like the tree they’re climbing or the rock they’re sitting on.

Wouldn’t it …