May 17, 2023 1:44 AM
Words English Borrowed from Other Languages
The English language borrows many words from other languages. You, as a foreign language speaker, may come across several and wonder why so many words are recognizable to you. The reason is historical
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Feb 27, 2023 7:46 AM
How Using a Recording Device/App Can Help You Speak Like a Native English Speaker
Do you dream of speaking English like a native speaker? If so, there's a simple tool that can help you achieve this goal: a recording device/recording app. By recording yourself and playing the record
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Jan 28, 2023 2:47 AM
Learning Slang and Phrasal Verbs to Communicate With Native English Speakers
As a non-native English speaker, immersing yourself in a new culture and learning to communicate effectively can be a daunting task. One of the keys to effective communication is a strong command of t
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Jan 16, 2023 2:45 AM
Everyone Loves Idioms, But Did You Know…
Every language has idioms and everyone loves idioms.Truth be told (i.e., to tell you the truth/actually), I’m not really sure that every language has idioms.After all, there are more than 7,000 langua
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November 29, 2022
Reading is the Best Exercise to Improve Your Language Skills
When we learn a new language in a self-taught way, it is usual to focus on our speaking and listening skills; especially in languages that share very similar alphabets, reading and writing tend to be
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September 27, 2022
Improve Your English by Reading Children’s Picture Books
What was your favorite book when you were a child? Mine was called Mrs. Honey’s Hat. Itwas a gift from my grandma. I asked her to read it to me again and again.Children learn a lot from having picture
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September 13, 2022
6 Tips For Successful Self-learning
The World has faced a technological advance, which has impacted humanity in many different aspects, and language learning is no exception; I would say that today it is much easier to learn any languag
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September 1, 2022
Sweet Dreams: 7 Idioms about Sleep and Dreams
Here are seven of the most common ones:1. You snooze, you loseHave you ever suddenly woken up with a pesky alarm ringing loudly in your ears? You’re not ready to get up yet, so you hit the snooze butt
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August 21, 2022
How to stay organized working on italki?
Although some people might love this freedom, for some teachers it may be challenging to stay organized with no school curriculum or guidelines. I’ve been a French teacher on italki for over 2 years n
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August 12, 2022
More Forms of Expression You Acquire, More You Perceive
We might instinctively link it to something verbal and conversational while there are indeed many forms of expression that we are able to obtain. Those different ways of expression can help you unders
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