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The 21 Funniest Youtube Videos For English Learners & Teachers

When was the last time you laughed really hard when learning or teaching English? Learning English as a second language (ESL) can be very boring sometimes, but a little comedy can change everything and make it fun AND funny. We have brought together the funniest, most popular, and instructive youtube videos and ESL commercials into one…

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11 Ways to Describe People Who Talk Too Much

Maximizing the amount of English you speak is the best way to start feeling more confident and will definitely accelerate the process of achieving English fluency. With that said, what about those people who don’t know how to shut up? We have all experienced it, we have all gotten ourselves stuck in a situation with…

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How Natives Cut and Connect Words in English: Simple Past (w/ Video)

Here’s a short but powerful lesson from RealLife TV on how native speakers cut and connect their words in the simple past. This is called connected speech. In this lesson, I explain why sentences like “what did you do” become “wha-dju do” in both formal and informal American English. Not only will this lesson improve…

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8 Popular English Idioms for School

School idioms are an important part of the English language. In fact, native speakers use them far past school. Many of these are even common in business settings. Native speakers use these unconsciously all the time and now you can too thanks to our good friends from Kaplan International. Today we’re going to do a little…

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16 Ways to Use the Word HOOK: Idioms, Phrasal Verbs, and Slang

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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How to Meet Native Speakers

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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Commonly Confused Words: Hilarious Homophones 2

Do you remember these confusing words known as homophones? That’s right, Homophones are when two words sound exactly the same but have different meanings. In our previous article “Hilarious Homophones #1,” we showed you a large range of homophones which you will see in everyday life. Can you remember the difference between these words? Night…

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34 Ways to Use the Word ASS: Idioms, Slang and Collocation

If you’re like most English learners, you’ve probably heard the word ASS used very frequently in English speaking songs, movies, and TV series. In addition to its most common use (butt), you’ve probably even heard the curse word ASSHOLE, or seen people use LMAO (Laughing My ASS Off) in internet chat. But did you know…

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