Tagged: vocabulary

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7 ways to learn vocabulary in the 21st century

Vocabulary is famously difficult to learn. Many boring hours have been spent by language students in the past practising lists of words. Perhaps they learned, and perhaps they didn’t. But, surely, today, there must...

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The Ultimate 5-Minute Introduction to Phrasal Verbs.

At some point, all English learners will come across phrasal verbs. Although it is totally possible to get by without them, all native English speakers use them on a daily basis.  They are often...

Things you can’t learn from a coursebook

A good coursebook can give a great framework to learning a second language. By following a programme, students can gradually build on what they know, to create a good base of a second language....

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Should I learn British or American English?

  As an English teacher, one question I often hear is “Should I learn British English or American English?” This question is very common, despite there being many other types of English that exist...