It’s no secret how powerful and exciting travel can be for our language learning, and particularly your English fluency, but did you that travel positively impacts our lives in many other ways that might not be so obvious? In fact, recent scientific studies have revealed that traveling is good for many aspects of your health,…

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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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Are you JUMPING with enthusiasm to learn cool new English expressions? Using colloquial expressions and idioms is a great way to make your English sound more natural and fluent. Native speakers use these unconsciously all the time and now you can too thanks to our good friends from Kaplan International. Remember that becoming a fluent…

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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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Is you English currently dull and boring? Do you feel like nobody finds you very interesting to talk to in English? If so, you need to add a little bit of COLOR to your vocabulary! Using idiomatic expressions is one of the best ways to make your English sound more interesting and colorful expressions, like…

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“Time is free, but it’s priceless.  You can’t own it, but you can use it.  You can’t keep it, but you can spend it.  Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back.” Are you spending your time wisely when it comes to studying and practicing your English? Or, are you one of those…

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Repeat this phrase out loud: A witch, which lived in a fort, fought with her maid who had made her a really bad cup of coffee. That sounded kind of repetitive didn’t it? The reason for that is because I just used 3 homophones in the same phrase. A homophone is when two words are…

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Did you know that the English language has more words than any other language? I know what you’re thinking, How the F*#k am I supposed to learn all of them? Well, don’t worry; you don’t have to learn all of them to become a fluent English speaker. One of the reasons why English has so…

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