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10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic)

10 Body Language Tips Every Speaker Must Know (Infographic) | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
When delivering a presentation before an audience, our words aren't the only thing people pay attention to. Consider this advice for making better eye...
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10 Latin Phrases People Pretend to Understand

10 Latin Phrases People Pretend to Understand | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Whether you're deciphering a cryptic state seal or trying to impress your Catholic in-laws, knowing some Latin has its advantages.
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Is Anything Ever Accomplished By A Pessimist? | Bob Burg

Is Anything Ever Accomplished By A Pessimist? | Bob Burg | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
A post on Twitter by the great speaker and author, Billy Cox, quoted former General Electric Chairman and CEO, Jack Welch as saying: Nothing of any importance
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8 words you need to know to survive The Hunger Games | OxfordWords blog

8 words you need to know to survive The Hunger Games | OxfordWords blog | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Happy Hunger Games! With the release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire at cinemas, what better time to explore some of the core vocabulary from this epic
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Vice Versa and Vis-à-Vis

Vice Versa and Vis-à-Vis | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
The following quotation appeared in a newspaper article about a school where parents are encouraged to visit their children’s classroom: the more parent visitors we have, the more they trust us and vis-à-vis. 
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5 Reasons the English Language Makes No Freaking Sense

5 Reasons the English Language Makes No Freaking Sense | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
As much as we might judge people for their bad spelling, the truth is that English spelling doesn't make any goddamn sense.
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The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination

The Unexpected Antidote to Procrastination | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Stop avoiding tough tasks and start cultivating your resilience.
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How ‘seeing’ a language can help learners retain it | British Council Voices

How ‘seeing’ a language can help learners retain it | British Council Voices | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Different learners require different learning methods, so we shouldn’t always favour a ‘communicative’ approach over an ‘academic’ one, argues Rupert Lezemore.
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Basic English Grammar [infographic]

Basic English Grammar [infographic] | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
While English is my first language--and only fluent language--I sometimes have a hard time with its grammar, and I know I'm not the only one.
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The Period Is Pissed: Texting Made Our Plainest Punctuation Aggressive

The Period Is Pissed: Texting Made Our Plainest Punctuation Aggressive | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
The period was always the humblest of punctuation marks. Recently, however, it’s started getting angry. And it's all thanks to texting.
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3 Reasons You're Afraid of Success (And What to Do About It)

3 Reasons You're Afraid of Success (And What to Do About It) | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Don't sabotage yourself. Here's how you can stand up to your fears and succeed.
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10 fast-rising digital buzzwords of 2013, and what they mean

10 fast-rising digital buzzwords of 2013, and what they mean | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Everybody loves to hate buzzwords, but those of us who work in digital need to tolerate the birth of new phrases to describe new things.
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Public Speaking & Presentation Skills: Don't Be a Robot by @lkpetrolino

Public Speaking & Presentation Skills: Don't Be a Robot by @lkpetrolino | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Public speaking 101 - connect with your audience. Yet many presenters still deliver stiff, boring talks. Don't be a robot speaker! Read on for more.
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High Chairs Help Toddlers Learn 'Messy' Words

High Chairs Help Toddlers Learn 'Messy' Words | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
A new study says that kids who get messy in their high chairs learn certain types of words better.
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» 4 Ways to Supercharge Your Working Memory for Free - World of Psychology

» 4 Ways to Supercharge Your Working Memory for Free - World of Psychology | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Working memory is “the ultimate evolutionary tool” that has helped us create everything from Google to the Eiffel Tower, according to authors and res
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Historic vs Historical: They Aren't Exactly the Same

Historic vs Historical: They Aren't Exactly the Same | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Sometimes two words look and sound so similar that we assume they're interchangeable. Some people make that mistake when selecting historic vs historical.
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How To Increase Specific Vocabulary

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A simple How to on learning vocabulary: improving vocabulary skills fellow classmate principle areas vocabulary words language tree
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¿Does the English Language Need Upside-Down Punctuation?

¿Does the English Language Need Upside-Down Punctuation? | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Word, word, word, word, word, punctuation mark. This is how we read. Sometimes there are more words, or fewer. Occasionally additional marks—commas, em-dashes—enter the mix. But that’s pretty much how it works. We read the words in order and then, boom, punctuation mark. We move on to the next sentence....
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Prepositional Idioms with “of”

Prepositional Idioms with “of” | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
The other day I read a letter supposedly written by a literature professor. It contained what struck me as the unidiomatic use of the preposition to attached to the adjective ignorant.
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» Negative Self Talk: Top 10 Things NOT to Say to Yourself - NLP Discoveries

» Negative Self Talk: Top 10 Things NOT to Say to Yourself  - NLP Discoveries | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
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Can you write proper English under pressure?

Can you write proper English under pressure? | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
Well, I thought I could, as I have to write these posts between 6 and 8 a.m. every day, and there's precious little time for revising.  Then reader Diane G. called my attention to a timed online te...
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KMN Books: Hyphens, En-dashes and Em-dashes...Oh My! by Karen Michelle Nutt @KMNbooks, @WildRosePress #grammar

KMN Books: Hyphens, En-dashes and Em-dashes...Oh My! by Karen Michelle Nutt @KMNbooks, @WildRosePress #grammar | IELTS throughout the Net | Scoop.it
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