Learn all about these tricky [difficult ]words with a simple and easy to understand explanation. You’ll also learn how these words word with countable and uncountable nouns. See transcript below to check your understanding of this lesson and follow along with what is being said. If you haven’t subscribed to RealLifeTV, the RLE Youtube channel, check…

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Have you ever considered the possibility that the great majority of English learners are wasting a lot of time and energy on activities that are not really helping them improve their fluency? Is it possible that a significant part of the failure and frustration that people experience is amplified by ineffective and outdated strategies that…

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Are you scared or insecure when you speak English? Did you know that social scientists estimate that over 90% of what we communicate is non-verbal? This is a fascinating topic that goes way beyond the scope of language learning, but at the same time it is completely relevant. How you hold and present yourself in…

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Imagine a world with no political or religious conflicts… Imagine people from different places and cultures sharing their worldview in a peaceful and engaging environment. Now imagine these people being able to understand what’s being said, because everyone is able to speak the universal language. What if you stopped imagining and realized that such a reality CAN come…

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Is there something missing in your English fluency? Do you have this gut feeling [feeling in your stomach] that you should speak better than you do, that you could be more fluent, but there’s a missing piece to the puzzle? It’s a story that repeats itself over and over again: you’ve studied plenty of English,…

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Less than 3% of non-native English speakers pass this test. Will you? How many of these 17 definitions of hook do you know?If you understand all 5 uses of the word hook in these next two paragraphs, you pass the test and we’ll let you off the hook9. But, if you’re like most non-natives, you’ll…

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This is a guest post by English fluency and speaking confidence expert Drew Badger. One of the best things you can do to build your fluency and speaking confidence is to close the textbook and get out and meet native English speakers. I recommend native speakers – as opposed to other learners – because you’ll…

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You may have perfect grammar, but grammar does not make you a good intercultural communicator, nor does it make you confident and effective in your speaking. Lee en español | Leia em português Today we will explore 7 important phrases that will not only dramatically improve your cultural fluency in English, they will also make you…

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Most people know that English is a very rich diverse language, with a great mixture of roots, including Latin and several Germanic influences. What a lot of people don’t realize, however, is that English is not really that similar to modern day German, but rather much closer to romance languages in a lot of ways.…

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Listen as you read: Listen Along Hello, everybody! This is Adir Ferreira from www.adirferreira.com.br  and today I’m going to be talking to you about intonation. Intonation is the melody of language and is made of pitches (high or low qualities of a sound) that rise and fall. Intonation is used to communicate our intentions and emotions,…

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