10 Reasons to Study English at Oxford House

Learning a second language, for many people, is one of the best decisions they ever make. Travel, work, culture, education, personal development - there are lots of reasons why you might decide to become a ... Read More

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4 Ways English Words are Born

Have you ever wondered where English words come from?

There are a whopping 171,476 words in the . From Read More

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How to Improve your English with YouTube

If you’ve been studying English for a long time, you’ve probably tried lots of different ways of learning the language at home. Our students are always looking for new ways to improve their reading, wri... Read More

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Myths and Mysteries of the English Language

Learning another language as an adult can be frustrating. We’re problem-solvers. We look for patterns in language and try to formulate rules. Unfortunately, there’s not always much logic to be found in ... Read More

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10 English words you need for 2018

Languages are constantly on the move and English is no exception! As technology, culture and politics evolve, we’re faced with the challenge of trying to find new words to describe all these changes. So, ... Read More

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9 ideas to kickstart your reading

You’ve heard about the four skills: reading, writing, and . Some might be more important to you than others. Although they’re normally tested separately, the four skills are actually interconnected.Read More

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How to Write the Perfect Business Email

Business is all about communication. Whether it’s colleagues, clients or suppliers, we spend a big chunk of our working lives interacting with other people. There are powerful, new tools out there - like ... Read More

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10 Phrasal Verbs You Should Learn Today!

Why are phrasal verbs so frustrating? It’s like they’ve been sent from the devil to destroy the morale of English language students everywhere. I mean, how can changing one little preposition or adverb ... Read More

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7 Podcasts to Improve your Listening

Speaking in a foreign language is hard work. Language learners have to think about pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary - and many people know the pain of reading out loud in class very well indeed!

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IELTS: Your Ticket to the World

Have you ever thought about dropping everything to go travelling around the world?

Today, more and more people are quitting their jobs and travelling Read More

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6 Language Hacks to Learn English Faster

It’s October and you’ve just signed up for an English course. Maybe you want to pass an official exam. Maybe you need to use English at work. Or maybe you just want to travel the world and have meaningf... Read More

  • By: Brenda