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10 Popular Brand Names You'll Never Mispronounce Again

Sep 22, 2017

When was the last time you felt like a total dunce when you had to say a brand name without any idea of how it should be pronounced?

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How to Properly Pronounce These 10 Popular Menu Items

Sep 22, 2017

Imagine walking into a fancy restaurant and being seated at the best table. The waiter hands you a menu and gives you a run-down of the day’s specials. But in your state of hunger, you dive right into the menu looking for the most filling meal they have.

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How to Order Coffee at a Coffee Shop

Sep 16, 2017

There's a new cafe opening in your area, and you want to try out their coffee. However, they seem to have a lot of coffee items on their menu and it's very confusing!

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5 Quick Tips for Starting a Conversation in English

Sep 16, 2017

If you're looking to use your English skills, possibly the best way to do this is by conversing with a native speaker. It might seem intimidating at first, but trust us when we say that actual conversation is one of the best exercises for honing your English skills.

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Why Being Called “Feisty” Isn’t Always a Compliment

Sep 01, 2017

The great thing about words is that they evolve over time. A word's meaning can change depending on the the social climate, the people who use it, and the context where it's being used. Language is an ever-evolving science and it's just so wonderful that we get to see the root of words with...

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5 Common English Idioms and Their Meanings

Sep 01, 2017

Every language has idioms that are hard to directly translate to another language. Idioms are a cultural part of any language. But sometimes even people who speak the same language but are in different countries can get confused! Take the example of the British idiom “pop his clogs.” Americans...

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