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10 Polite English Ways To Turn Down An Invitation

It’s 4:58pm. You’re about to finish work for the day. You’ve been thinking about going home, putting your feet up and relaxing all day. You can’t wait to get home, take your shoes off and relax. But

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Where Should You Begin Learning English? [Video]

A few weeks ago, I recorded a video with an online English teaching friend, Kim from English With Kim. We talked about topics, such as: Why finding your ‘why‘ should be a priority Using

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Would You Care For A Mojito?

The other day, I read something that really annoyed me. It was about some bartenders (people who serve drinks at bars) who are getting tired of serving mojitos. Now, if you didn’t know, a mojito

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Are You Feeling Lucky?

A big part of English learning success is luck. Most people think that hard work is the most important factor in learning English, but really it’s just an added bonus. Even the laziest person in

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The Building Blocks of English Conversation

Yesterday I told you about an English lesson I heard on the radio… To cut a long story short… the ‘English lesson’ on the radio was the opposite of helpful. The hosts of the radio show

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Using Your Memory To Learn English

So far this week, we’ve looked at two important ways to learn English: 1. Walking before you can run Today… memory. Your memory is an incredible tool. Many times a day, you ‘experience’

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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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