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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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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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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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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Couldn’t get enough California slang from the last article? Here are some more terms that you’ll commonly hear people in California say. If you plan on traveling to California or you’re simply interested in Californian culture, check out the vocabulary below. Mastering these words will easily help you connect with young people from California (as…

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Slang is one of the most interesting and fun aspects of a language. The more slang you know, the easier it is to connect and make friends with native speakers. People from California love to use and make up their own slang, adding color and personality to the language. A lot of the slang used…

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