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Learn English Speaking FREE with

I have found a great website for all of you who are learning English and want to speak fluently!  provides material for conversations in levels from Basic to Advanced in the following categories: ENGLISH LESSONS  Regular English Lessons: Learn what … Continue reading

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The linguistic genius of babies: what does it mean for grown-ups?

Originally posted on teflresearch:
“In investigating the child’s brain, we may be able to help keep our own minds open to learning for our entire lives” Chinese tones are baffling to non-native speakers. While westerners marvel at how a seemingly…

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Persuasive Language – Advanced & Proficiency Level Students

The University of New South Wales, Australia, has an excellent Literacy Department which provides invaluable advice on developing writing skills. For those of you who are studying English and are preparing for  exams, have a look at the following PDF … Continue reading

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Reading Skills: Skimming & Scanning

Skimming and scanning are important reading skills. We all seem to have the ability to skim and scan when we are reading something in our language. However, it doesn’t come naturally for students learning a second language. Students often focus on … Continue reading

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English TV for Pre-school Children

Do you teach English as a foreign language to Pre-school children? I’m sure you are always trying to find new, fun activities. Children like lots of short activities when they’re learning something. (Actually, I think adults do too!) Well, I can … Continue reading

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