Learn All About Numbers in English
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Learn All About Numbers in English

Did you know there are 525,600 minutes in one year? And, better yet, can you say the number 525,600 in English? The key to saying numbers fluently in English is practicing and learning about the different ways we count. This post includes information about all types of numbers that are the most difficult for English…

How to Pronounce the “ed” Sound in English: Ultimate Tips, Plus Exercises
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How to Pronounce the “ed” Sound in English: Ultimate Tips, Plus Exercises

Whenever we use the past tense in English, we need to make the -ed sound. This can be a tricky sound for any non-native English speakers, since there are three different ways to pronounce it. I know I have struggled with making this sound for a long time, but I can guarantee you this blog post will…

80+ Conversation Questions for You to Practice English
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80+ Conversation Questions for You to Practice English

You know that the best way to practice conversational English is by talking to other people. However, it can be difficult sometimes to come up with questions to start a conversation with a friend in English. You don’t have to worry about that anymore! We have selected some questions that you can ask your friends…

How to Pronounce the “u” Sound in English, plus Exercises
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How to Pronounce the “u” Sound in English, plus Exercises

You don’t have to tell us twice that “u” is a funny vowel in English. That’s why we’ve come up with this guide to help you learn the “u” sound in English. Let’s think about the words full and fuel. Try saying them out loud. Can you notice the difference between the sound? The “u” in full is short while…

How to Pronounce /ɪ/ and /i:/ in English, Plus Exercises
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How to Pronounce /ɪ/ and /i:/ in English, Plus Exercises

Think about the words sit and seat. Do they sound different to you? Or the same? Try to say them out loud and pay attention to the sounds “i” and “ea”. The same happens with live and leave. These two English vowel sounds are closely linked. If you struggle with making those sounds, don’t you worry! It’s common for English learners…

Neither, Either, Both: Rules to Use These Words in English
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Neither, Either, Both: Rules to Use These Words in English

Being able to express your preference when presented with options is important for anyone who is learning a new language. In English, we use three words to do that: neither, either, both. In this blog post, we will go over each one of them, explain the difference between neither or either in English, and help…

Learn the Basics of English Pronunciation, Plus 4 Exercises
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Learn the Basics of English Pronunciation, Plus 4 Exercises

When you are learning English (or any other language), you will be presented with sounds that your native language does not have. Learning to make those sounds and therefore being able to pronounce the words the best way possible is one of the biggest challenges an English learner will face during their learning process. In…

10 Great English Children’s Books for ESL Students
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10 Great English Children’s Books for ESL Students

Have you ever read a whole book in English? Maybe you have tried but never made it to the end, or maybe you started to read one, didn’t recognize most of the words, and gave up? That’s because books can have complicated vocabulary or grammar. Well, if that’s your case, keep reading this blog post…

Complete Guide to 14 Punctuation Marks and Symbols in English
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Complete Guide to 14 Punctuation Marks and Symbols in English

Being able to use punctuation marks correctly is essential for anyone learning a language. The reason why is because punctuation can change the meaning of your sentence according to where it is placed. A good example is a sentence like “Let’s eat, grandpa”. When written in that way, Grandpa is invited to eat with us….