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How to Write A Business Email
Are you using proper English for your formal business communications? Improve your English business emails and get quicker replies with these phrases.
Why you shouldn’t be afraid to speak English
When I was learning languages at school, I was always afraid to speak in class. I think it was because I was worried that people would laugh at me if I made mistakes. I got OK grades in French and German, but was never able to speak fluently.
Top tips for learning English fast
Everyone wants to know the best, easiest, and fastest way to learn English, or for that matter, anything!
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7 learning techniques you can use to improve your English
We take a look at seven key techniques that can boost your learning – and two widely-used techniques which a recent study has proven may be worth re-thinking.
Compound Words and Their Meaning: Everyday vs every day...
English has a number of peculiarities that make the language confusing for those who are just learning the language. They include homophones, homonyms, compound words, and word pairs which look and sound similar but have entirely different meanings.
Want to upgrade your English vocabulary? Try newspapers and magazines!
From keeping up with the latest celebrity gossip to finding out about current events, newspapers and magazines have it covered. But did you know that you can actually use newspapers and magazines to improve your English vocabulary?
TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge or IELTS? Which test is best for me?
Taking an English test is a great way to find out what level your language skills are at and might be something you need to do in order to reach your goals in the future. With so many English tests to choose from, is TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS or one of the Cambridge exams best for you? Read on to find out which English test would suit you best!
Three board games that might help you improve your English
A popular pastime in the UK is to play a board game, especially on a cold, rainy day. Board games can be a great way of having fun with friends and if you pick the right one, it might even help you improve your English too. Here’s the EF English Live pick of three board games that will not only provide hours of entertainment for you and your friends, but also stimulate your mind to challenge its linguistic prowess.
Ten Top Study Tips for Passing Your English Exams
There are three stages to learning a new skill, such as studying TOEFL or TOEIC to improve your English in college or the workplace. At each stage study tips can make your work easier and more successful. Firstly, you need to acquire the words, grammar and structures of the language. As you go along, you need to use the language (which is one of the best ways of learning it as well). Finally, as with many things we study, there is likely to be some form of examination to pass. That is what is used to confirm our level of competence with our new language. Often, this is where TOEFL or TOEIC becomes your assessment process.
English proverbs to keep you positive
Throughout the ages, proverbs have expressed well-known wisdom and advice. Take a look at these common English proverbs, and apply their truths to your English language learning.
5 Fun ways to learn English faster with music
Music can have a dramatic effect on our emotions. It can affect our feelings and bring back memories from our past. As well as stimulating our emotions and memories, music can have a powerful affect on learning. Harness the power of music to learn English faster with these five fun techniques.
5 fast ways to improve your TOEFL score
If you dream of studying in the States, TOEFL could be your ticket to success. As with any exam, good exam technique is as important as your English ability and could make the difference between getting the score you need to study in the States and missing out. This is especially important for the internet-based TOEFL test. Make sure you get the score you deserve with these terrific tips for tackling the TOEFL test.
Improve your English in 3 minutes a day!
Maybe you've been planning to study English. Or maybe you just want to improve your skills. But you've been putting it off. It takes so much work, and you don't have the time. Or do you? What if it was possible to improve your English in just three minutes a day? Would you believe it?