Improve Your English Accent With These 6 Great Songs

Turn on a radio anywhere in the world and it won’t take long before you’re listening to an English song. And, if you’re a learner of English, at some point you’ve probably sat down with your favourite one and tried to understand the lyrics. But ha... Read More

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Our 10 Most Popular Blog Posts Of 2018

It’s been a whirlwind 2018. We’ve made so many amazing memories - from our twentieth-anniversary party to some entertaining intercambio nights, and of course lots of great classes. And we wouldn't change it for the world! So let’s take a look back ... Read More

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8 Top Tips To Get The Most Out Of Your Language Exchange

A language exchange (or Intercambio in Spanish) is an excellent way to practise English outside of the classroom. The aim of a language exchange is to learn, practise and share a new language in an informal, friendly way. They can be big events with doze... Read More

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Improving Your Pronunciation With A Phonemic Chart

What do English, Maori, Vietnamese and Zulu have in common? Along with another , they all use the . If your first language uses the same alphabet, you’d think that learning the sounds of English would be easy. But, for many learners of English, pron... Read More

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Shadowing: A New Way to Improve Fluency at C2 Level

Speech shadowing is an advanced language learning technique. The idea is simple: you listen to someone speaking and you repeat what they say in real time, with as little delay as possible. If you’re preparing for the (formerly CPE), this is an importa... Read More

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5 Powerful Tools to Perfect Your Pronunciation

Foreign accent and understanding   When you meet someone new, what’s the first thing you notice? Is it how they look? How they speak? A person’s accent holds a lot of information and it tells a story about where they come from, where they grew ... Read More

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How to Ace the Cambridge Speaking Exam

Exams are terrifying! The big day is here and after all that studying and hard work, it’s finally time to show what you have learned. If you do well, you will receive that certificate you need for work or university - it could even change your life. C... Read More

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