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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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Improve Your Critical Thinking Skills

In class I like to do a critical thinking skills evaluation on my students. I usually do it a week into the course. By that time, my students have had the time to read some of the material on the topic

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How To 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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Which English Tense Should You Use?

The English tenses are a bit of a nightmare. It scares them so much that they put too much focus on it OR ignore it completely! For teachers and frustrated students, grammar gives a structure for teaching

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How to Read And Take Really Good Notes

“I didn’t know that I would have to read so much!” “Sam, I have to read too much on my course. I don’t know what’s important.” Does this sound familiar? One thing that many of my students

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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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How to Easily Write An Introduction For Any Essay

I think you’ll agree with me when I say that sometimes: It’s really difficult to write a good essay introduction. Or is it? Well, it turns out that introductions can be much easier to write if

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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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