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Top tips for understanding homophones

How to improve your homophone language skills English homophones can be tricky to understand – after all, when two or more words sound the same but have different meanings it can be very easy to get confused. Even native English speakers make mistakes from time-to-time, so here’s how to brush up your homophone language skills….

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Top tips for learning hard to spell English words

Spelling tips for difficult English words If you want your language skills to progress, it’s really important to learn difficult words in English. Not only will this expand your vocabulary but it will also improve your overall communication skills, making it easier to hold an intelligent conversation and gain a higher IELTS speaking score –…

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Top tips: English listening practicing techniques

Improving your English listening skills When it comes to learning English, many students feel comfortable reading and analysing a text as they can spend time researching and looking up various words – but you simply don’t have this luxury with speaking and listening. It can be really difficult to follow and join in a conversation…

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12 tips for learning a second language

Learning a new language If you want to speak with people from across the globe, learning languages is extremely important. Not only does it open up business opportunities – after all many companies are looking for multi-lingual employees – but it will allow you to travel extensively without worrying about language barriers. You’ll also be…

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Common mistakes English learners make

Biggest mistakes language learners make English is a complex language, full of its own little foibles, and often presents those learning it with certain difficulties. Sometimes issues arise when students try to translate directly from their own language, which invariably uses different words or syntax to English. Some phrases can therefore come out incorrectly or…

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How long does it take to learn English fluently?

Becoming Fluent in English Whether you want to learn a new language for personal or work-related reasons, you may be wondering: How long does it take to learn English fluently? Of course, this is an incredibly difficult question to answer as many different factors need to be taken into account, but let’s delve a little…

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