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BR BL Consonant Blends

Consonant Blends with L + R

Accurate pronunciation. Everyone needs it that wants to be fluent in any language. Because we focus on mastering your everyday English skills on this blog, skills needed to excel in your daily life, today we are focusing on an important pronunciation principle in American English, BR and BL consonant blends. In today’s lesson you’re going…

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how to have small talk in English

How to Have Small Talk in English

Small talk is often referred to as an “art” (and many books are sold about it) because it requires a skill to create and maintain an engaging conversation with someone. So if you’re trying to learn English, and lack confidence to communicate, how are you suppose to master and perfect this skill? If you feel uncomfortable…

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3 questions to start a conversation

3 Questions to Start a Conversation

Have you been in a situation where you needed to start a conversation, but you didn’t know what to say? Perhaps you were with new friends, at a work party, or waiting for class to start with some fellow classmates. If you need English for your everyday life, then it’s important you get comfortable with starting…

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be fluent in english

The Best of “5 Minute English” for English Fluency

In order to be fluent in English you need to be able to “express yourself easily”. Although many learners only think of speaking skills when it comes to fluency and expressing oneself, this isn’t true! In order to be fluent, you have to master a variety of skills. You need to understand grammar. Your listening skills…

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how to learn vocabulary

How to Learn Vocabulary

Vocabulary: the words that a person knows and uses. This is how Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary defines the word vocabulary. So if you need to use English, then it’s obvious you need to increase your vocabulary. This is not new information or something you didn’t already know, but I am sure you struggle with learning and using new…

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