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Many of our students studied English in public school where teachers don't always teach pupils how to speak English. The emphasis is often on grammar instead of spoken English. The best way to improve your spoken English is to have casual conversations as often as possible on everyday topics. Here are a few ways to do that: Make friends in our learning community. Come into our live conversation classes. Find a place to meet native English speakers online, or in your city. If there are foreigners visiting your city, they would welcome the chance to meet someone local to learn more about your culture. So pluck up your courage and find ways to practice your spoken English today.
How should you end a conversation without being abrupt?
There's more than one way of telling the time in English. Learn the different ways now to know the time no matter how someone says it.
What comes to mind when you hear the term 'natural disaster'? We often hear people speak of 'an act of God' because nobody has any control over these events!
Can't keep a conversation going? Read on for ideas on how to fill that awkward silence!
Learn how to express gratitude with sincerity.
Can you tell if someone’s lying to you? Be a lie detection expert. Learn about the telling signs of lying in this article.
Learn how to avoid certain conversations in small talk
Ken has just come back from a holiday and is surprising Daren with his new English.
We all have problems and when we do, many of us go to our friends and family for advice. So if your friends and family come to you for advice, what do you say?
Don't be afraid to go to the doctor's just because you can't describe your symptoms in English! Here are some key phrases for explaining how you're feeling.
It is important to know how to find the toilet when you are in an English speaking country. Learn how to use different words to ask for the bathroom when 'nature calls'.
Music is the universal language of mankind. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Outre-Mer.
Take this 5-minute quiz to find out if you know how to use formal and casual English!
Cat got your tongue? Then, check out our guide to great conversations!
Arm yourselves with these English phrases when going to the movies.
Lost for words? Practice these for the next time someone does something nice for you.
One of the most important tasks in English is ordering food. Ordering a sandwich in English can be confusing when the sandwich has many different ingredients.
Learn some of the differences between Englishes from different parts of the world.
One of the best ways to learn English is to watch English-language television shows. But can you talk about what you've seen with your friends?
Twist: (verb) to make one part or end of something turn in the opposite direction to the other.
Gauge your language with these tips.
When asking for help from your English teachers you must remember: Don't be shy. Remember that your teacher will always be there to help you
You’re hungry and need to eat! Will you be able to order the food you want in English?
Find out if you can survive a trip to the spa
We go to the tailors for a lot of reasons such as to have an item of clothing repaired if it is torn or damaged. To alter an item of clothing to make it shorter or longer, to make it fit more comfortably or to have a new item of clothing made.
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