Repeating yourself in TOEFL speaking

Recently, I was reviewing a student’s recorded response to a TOEFL Independent Speaking task. The question prompt asked for a spoken opinion about cell phones. While talking about mobile technology, the student mispronounced the word ...

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The power of reading out loud

Reading out loud gets an unfair reputation. A lot of people see it as something you do when you’re a kid… or something you only do with kids, if you’re reading a story to small ...

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Impersonal sentences with “it”

What’s up guys! It is said that grammar can sometimes be tricky. Would you agree? In today’s blog post, we are going to look at the use of the pronoun “it” in impersonal sentences and ...

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5 Foreign meals in British cuisine

For years, us Brits have gone all over Europe and even to the Caribbean and Mexico on our happy holidays and along the way have tried some incredible and some *cough* not incredible *cough* food. ...

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4 ways to say sorry

Most languages are usually rich in synonyms of certain words and English is no exception to that general idea.  With the language having more than one million words, there are plenty of others ways to ...

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Why online teachers are important

In the ever changing online world we live in, it can sometimes be hard to keep up with new technology and advances in education due to their continuous development. In a society where education is ...

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How to make small talk in English

What’s new ABA family? So I think it’s fair to say that we have all been in situations where we have had to talk to people that we didn’t know beforehand. This could be because ...

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