Category Archives: Speaking & Pronunciation

Improve your English and Organize your Life

Watch the following short video, Becoming An Organized Person by Peter Walsh. Your English listening will improve; Peter Walsh speaks clearly and directly. It will take less than two minutes of your time. More than this, I hope that watching this … Continue reading

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3 mistakes that ruin your sentences

Native speakers are not perfect speakers. Their speech is often unclear and their grammar can be sloppy. However, there are mistakes which they don’t make, and if you make them, you will sound like an English student, not the fluent English speaker … Continue reading

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German girl does amazing accents!

A lot of English learners believe (have been told again and again) that if they don’t start learning a second language as a child, they will never get the accent right. A lot of ESL teachers and academics believe this. Sound … Continue reading

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How to ask better questions

 How to ask better questions by An Idea For You Do you ever find yourself with people who you want to speak English with, but you can’t think of what to say?  Do you find yourself just listening, and not joining … Continue reading

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How to get better English Pronunciation in 2 easy steps.

Originally posted on The English Academy:
A common complaint from native Spanish people in their attempts to learn English is the various difficulties that come up when trying to pronounce certain words correctly. One of the main causes of this…

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Easy Listening – Practical and Social English #7

If you would like to improve your English speaking and listening, watch this video from New English File Elementary. It features speakers from England and The United States. The conversations are written under the video. Listen carefully and repeat what you … Continue reading

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New Year’s Eve Preparation

It’s that time of year again. We’re all a bit tired from working and/or studying, so we’re having a break. At least, I hope you’re having a break from study and if you’re working, I hope you’re being well-paid! NIGELLA … Continue reading

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Learn English through Comedy Film – Funny conversations with subtitles for levels 1, 2 & 3

I have found some great videos to help you improve your English. Watch them, have fun, and relax. Click here for Episode 1 and here for Episode 2

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Easy Listening – Practical and Social English #6

If you would like to improve your English speaking and listening, watch this video from New English File Elementary. The conversations are written under the video. Listen carefully and repeat what you hear: Conversation: In the street – Asking for directions Allie: … Continue reading

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Speak English like a Native Speaker

Would you like to speak English naturally? Have you been told that you won’t be able to speak English well because you didn’t start learning when you were a child? Have you been told that you won’t be able to pronounce English … Continue reading

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