Category Archives: Speaking & Pronunciation

Do you want to speak English clearly and confidently?

Everybody wants to be able to speak English like a native speaker, but English pronunciation is always a big problem to English students. Bad English pronunciation may confuse people even if you used advanced English grammar. We can use simple … Continue reading

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Going to the Doctor’s

Going to the doctor while being abroad can be scary, especially if you do not know what to expect. Sometimes it is hard to describe your symptoms. Sometimes it may be hard to understand what the doctor is telling you. … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for your Oral Exam

It’s time to go all serious with your oral practice and start outlining a plan to make your oral performance stand out and to make YOU speak INTERMEDIATE 2 English. Speaking a language involves using the components correctly – making … Continue reading

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Asking for and making recommendations

However, this is never true, we trust our friends, colleagues or acquaintances and ask them for advice on what to do, visit or buy when travelling.  And, when we are the travellers, we love making recommendations on what to do … Continue reading

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English Pronunciation and Other Tortures

When learning a language, vocabulary is very important… … but you will agree with me that correct pronunciation can be a matter of life and death.   English is a difficult language to learn because it is horribly irregular in … Continue reading

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Discussing with friends

Sooner or later you will get the urge to agree or disagree with something that is being said in English. When having an informal chat, we tend to express our opinion on many different topics. Offering an opinion can be … Continue reading

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Small talk

In most English-speaking countries, it is normal and necessary to make “small talk” in certain situations. Small talk is a casual form of conversation that “breaks the ice” or fills an uncomfortable silence between people. Even though you may feel … Continue reading

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