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Understanding English—and making yourself understood

Understanding English—and making yourself understood

What you should know: English pronunciation and how to improve comprehension. Why proper pronunciation is especially important for job interviews. How to ensure that you understand more when you listen. Read this for ideas, practise and progress to help you to get a good job with a major employer. Read an email with a professional opinion from an English Human Resources recruitment specialist who interviewed Spanish candidates who applied for jobs in England. Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

Happy New Year! As we start 2018, some people like to make New Year resolutions—eat less chocolate, drink less beer, stop smoking, go to the gym every other day, learn more English vocabulary, and so on. Do you have a New Year’s Resolution? You might have more than one – or perhaps you think resolutions … Continue reading

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December news

December news

This is the time of year when exams finish, the autumn term draws to a close and the Christmas holiday begins. For many, our thoughts turn to festive celebrations, decorations, presents, mince pies — and maybe some Christmas music and a carol or two: Understandably, we are probably all looking forward to a well-earned rest. … Continue reading

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Como aprender más inglés

Como aprender más inglés

Para complementar tus clases particulares de inglés, hay otras actividades que puedes hacer regularmente para ayudarte en tu viaje vital de aprendizaje del idioma inglés. Aquí tienes algunas: ¡Imaginaros! Estudia frases y palabras e imagínate en las situaciones en las que pudiera usarlas. Ve unas series de television – preferentemente en inglés britanico, ya que … Continue reading

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What does the future hold?

What does the future hold?

What does the future hold? An often-asked question, many of us would like to know what the future holds. Although it would be nice to know Saturday’s winning lottery numbers in advance, one thing we can say for certain is that the English language will continue to be important in business, international relations, science and … Continue reading

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Hurry! Free IELTS study materials

Cambridge ESOL are offering free Language for IELTS learning materials online until the end of March 2016 with a platform called Cerego.  Using this, you can learn, use and remember vocabulary for your IELTS test or academic study on your computer, tablet or smartphone. The free adaptive learning system tells you exactly what you need … Continue reading

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Telephone English for busy people

Here is an amusing and slightly irreverent ‘conversation’ (watch it and see why that’s in single quotation marks!) with some good ideas for telephone English for busy people : There is also a transcript below and on the page you can click to.  Many thanks to Vicki Hollett for her kind permission to share this … Continue reading

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Would it be good (to practise the basics)?

Would it be good (to practise the basics)?

Yes, it would!  Like anything else, it takes time – but it is important. Do you speak about the past or the future using the present tense? It may be enough in an emergency to communicate on a ‘survival’ basis – but it might confuse people—and it won’t help you pass exams. Perhaps you wonder … Continue reading

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Are you a young adult learning English?

What are the English language needs and priorities of young adults in Europe? What kinds of English do 18-24 year olds want to speak, and why? Has the development of new technologies and online communication affected the ways in which young adults use English, and if so, how? Has the emergence of English as an … Continue reading

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What are the easiest and hardest languages to learn?

The following information is published by the U.S. State Department, similar to the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. They publish all sorts of information about other countries and are responsible for embassies etc. Looking at the data, we can see that the easiest languages for English speakers are those that share a common root with … Continue reading

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