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How to Learn Useful Phrases

How to Learn Useful Phrases

In English, there is a large number of fixed phrases and expressions that are sometimes not easy to understand, but they are very useful, even necessary. These phrases are a part of the cultural heritage of a nation, present in the speech of most people in one region...

Mental Translation And Why You Shouldnโ€™t Do It

Mental Translation And Why You Shouldnโ€™t Do It

Mental Translation is reprocessing words, phrases or sentences from the language you are trying to acquire into your native language. When learning a foreign language such as English, students tend to get into their own heads too much and try and translate every...

4 Things to Remember When Writing an Email

4 Things to Remember When Writing an Email

In English, there is a large number of fixed phrases and expressions that are sometimes not easy to understand, but they are very useful, even necessary. These phrases are a part of the cultural heritage of a nation, present in the speech of most people in one region...

Self-Study from Textbooks

Self-Study from Textbooks

Mental Translation is reprocessing words, phrases or sentences from the language you are trying to acquire into your native language. When learning a foreign language such as English, students tend to get into their own heads too much and try and translate every...

How To Increase Confidence When Presenting

How To Increase Confidence When Presenting

Writing emails is one of the biggest parts of communication in the business world. They are the easiest way to send updates, keep in contact, and have a record of what has happened. If writing emails is a frequent occurrence for you, then keep checking these four...

Top Tips for Studying English When You’re Tired

Top Tips for Studying English When You’re Tired

Perhaps you've got a full-time job and study English as a hobby, or you're a student with a million-and-one things to do and don't know when you're going to fit in your study time. If you're struggling to find the energy to keep up your English studies, read our top...

Four Ways to Improve Confidence When Speaking a Foreign Language

Four Ways to Improve Confidence When Speaking a Foreign Language

Giving an oral report or a presentation can be stressful. Itโ€™s even more stressful when you need to give it in a language that you arenโ€™t 100% comfortable with. Here are some tips to help you with your formal business English and your confidence when speaking in front...

Four Things Your TEFL Teacher Wishes You Knew

Four Things Your TEFL Teacher Wishes You Knew

Most people think textbooks are boring. They can be. Generally, textbooks are only used in classrooms but why not use them for self-study? The best way to use textbooks on your own: For new vocabulary Make a note of new vocabulary words and do the exercises for them....

How Getting Enough Sleep Will Help You with Studying

How Getting Enough Sleep Will Help You with Studying

Contrary to the belief that the sleeping is a waste of time and that staying up late at night or not sleeping at all the night before the exam will lead to better results, scientific research suggests that the need for a good nightโ€™s rest is much more important than...

Habits of Excellent Students Everyone Needs to Acquire

Habits of Excellent Students Everyone Needs to Acquire

Some are born with the ability to learn things fast, while some need more time and have to work harder. "No pain, no gain," says the old proverb, but some of the best students have habits that help them achieve their success. Developing healthy studying habits is not...

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