Category Archives for Listening

8 Game of Thrones English Lessons

Everyone and their dog watches Game of Thrones, and for good reason: it’s one of the best TV shows ever created (my personal opinion, of course). Most people see it as an adult version of Lord of the

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How To Understand Native English Speakers

Moving to another country to study is a stressful experience even for the most prepared students. One of the reasons for this is conversations with native English speakers. I recently did some research

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Five English Learning Myths That Are Holding You Back

Isn’t the internet awesome? I remember back when I was a kid and we got our first family computer (in 1995) that came with some free information CDs. I absolutely loved all of them: Dangerous Creatures,

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How To Have Great English Conversations

Before we get into this week’s lesson on how to have great English conversations, I have a short story! Yesterday, I gave an online class about that had some technical issues (technical issues =

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Impress Your Friends By Talking To Yourself

Do you ever freeze before replying to someone because you don’t know what to say? Or, do you avoid speaking to people, so you don’t have to use English? I know how it feels – I was the same (in another

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Make Your English Natural with Collocations

Do you dream of speaking English like it was your first language? Do you ever wish you could write sentences which just seem natural and complex? Do you want to avoid using strange expressions like ‘snow

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Improve Your English Listening Skills In 10 Minutes

Put your hand up if listening tests and lectures stress you out. But the truth is many students don’t evaluate their listening. They usually just finish the listening and forget about it… Why? they

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Five Fun Ways to Learn English Without Opening a Textbook

What if you could learn English and have fun without studying textbooks? That would be great right? I mean, I technically learnt English (along with around 400 million other people) without consciously

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