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Becoming a Confident Speaker [Anxiety]

We’ve all experienced anxiety while speaking. We try to be confident, but it doesn’t always work. It goes like this: You’re talking to someone and you feel like your words are stuck. Your words

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British Culture: Speak And Behave Like A Local

Learning a new language opens up a new world of possibilities. There are millions of new people who you can interact with and thousands of new opportunities and jobs that you can pursue. It’s probably

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5 Ways To Learn English Faster

If you’re like many English learners, you want to learn English faster. Usually, my stance is “enjoy the process, eager student”, BUT there are several ways that you can speed up your learning. And

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Five Myths That Will Damage Your English Learning

When you’re learning English it’s easy to get distracted by the huge amount of information available on the internet. There’s so much information that it can actually be quite difficult to figure

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Write Awesome English Paragraphs [Quick Guide]

Usually students don’t ask how to write effective English paragraphs. That’s because it’s usually too late when they realise they need help writing a good paragraph (such as 1am the night before

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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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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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Using Journal Articles to Make Your Dissertation (and Your Life) Easier

Anyone who has written or is writing a dissertation will agree with me when I say: Dissertations are not easy. Are they fun? Possibly. Are they easy? No, definitely not. But what if dissertations could

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Thesis Statements: The Complete Guide

Thesis statements are pretty important, but they cause students a whole lot of trouble. You can find them in the introduction of an essay.  They’re usually only one sentence and they contain two important

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How to Make Flashcards That Work

Most people agree that flashcards are a really useful learning tool, but most people don’t know how to make flashcards that work. Most people just put a few pieces on information on a flashcard, such

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