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Stress and intonation mistakes that non-native speakers make

Stress and intonation mistakes that non-native speakers make | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
In this post discover 3 most common pronunciation mistakes that non-native speakers make with English word, sentence stress and intonation.
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Culture Hacking: The Real Secret to Mastering a Language

Culture Hacking: The Real Secret to Mastering a Language | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Culture hacking is the best way to take your language learning from intermediate to mastery.
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Vocabulary Notebooks – Part 2 - Atlas Language School

Vocabulary Notebooks – Part 2 - Atlas Language School | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
In the last blog we discussed some ways of recording collocations in your vocabulary notebook and asked you to share some of your ideas. We made the point that words like the company of other words; that words like to hang out together. We looked at how words combine. This week we’ll be focusing on … Continued
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FLUENCY: Fact, Fiction or Farce by Rob Howard

FLUENCY: Fact, Fiction or Farce by Rob Howard | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
What students should be aiming for is to enjoy speaking the language and reaching the level of ability that fits their own personal goals
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"What students should be aiming for is to enjoy speaking the language and reaching the level of ability that fits their own personal goals"

A thought-provoking post by Rob Howard. 

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The Complete List of English Spelling Rules, Lesson 19:
-sion, -tion, or -cion (Rules, Examples, Worksheet, and Answer Key)

The Complete List of English Spelling Rules, Lesson 19:<br/>-sion, -tion, or -cion (Rules, Examples, Worksheet, and Answer Key) | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
In this series of lessons, you will learn useful spelling rules in English. This lesson will give you helpful guidelines on how to spell and pronounce the noun suffixes -sion, -tion, and -cion.
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A word on Grammar: made from/of/by/with

A word on Grammar: made from/of/by/with | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Today the focus is on the verb "make" and  what it means when it collocates with four
different prepositions, namely" from","of" "by" and "with". Choosing the right preposition can be a bit tricky sometimes . I hope the explanation below helps you
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10 Common English Phrasal Verbs with COME

10 Common English Phrasal Verbs with COME | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
= find something by accident When I was cleaning my room, I came across my middle-school diaries. = accompany someone when going somewhere We’re going to
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20 English Collocations with the Word BREAK

20 English Collocations with the Word BREAK | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Break is one of the most common verbs in the English language. Here are some common collocations using the word break! = stop doing the habit = fracture
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Learn Conversational English Online by Watching Vlogs - YouTube

https://www.tofluency.com/tools - In this video lesson, I talk about how you can learn conversational English by watching vlogs online. Learn what vlogs are ...
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Do you know what is a vlog?

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Self-studying for IELTS: a tip for improving your speaking score

Self-studying for IELTS: a tip for improving your speaking score | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Update. I was delighted to hear that this post got shortlisted for Teaching English – British Council blog award. If you decide to vote for it (in which case, THANK YOU! :)), let them know by ‘liki...
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For those of you studying for IELTS, this post by Olya Sergeeva is a must read. 

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35 Idioms for class

35 Idioms for class | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Time to get Schooled!!! 35 classroom idioms and how to use them.
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Rob Howard's latest post.

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Best Music to Learn English

Best Music to Learn English | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Here are my top 5 music artists that English students should listen to. They have been chosen because they have clear pronunciation and great vocabulary.
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Which music artist do you find easy to follow?

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Learn the collocations with have

Learn the collocations with have | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Jason R. Levine produces some of the best videos for teaching and learning English online. You probably know his super famous rap on irregular verbs. However, for this post we agreed to create materia...
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Accent Training for Business People - Elena Mutonono

Accent Training for Business People - Elena Mutonono | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
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Really enjoyed discussing Accent Training for Business People with Elena Mutonono on her webinar. Thank you to those who attended. For those of you who couldn't attend the webinar, here's the recording. 
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How to Talk about AGE in English

How to Talk about AGE in English | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
AGE Sure age is just a number, but it's just a number that you have talked about in the past, a number you've probably talked about this week, and a number you'll most certainly talk about in the years to come. Talking about your age is almost inevitable when you are meeting someone new, introducing…
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English Expressions, Vocabulary, and Idioms for Shopping

English Expressions, Vocabulary, and Idioms for Shopping | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Today seems like the perfect day to share with you some English expressions and English idioms related to shopping, since this weekend marks the busiest shopping time of the year. Not only do we ha...
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Excellent vocabulary here from Jennifer to set us up for the next few weeks of Christmas shopping.

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How to become a translator or interpreter for the EU

How to become a translator or interpreter for the EU | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
In this episode of the TEFL Show we talk about becoming a translator or an interpreter for the EU. We've recently been to the Language Show Live in London, where apart from talks on ELT, there were...
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You Wouldn't Be Caught Dead Not Knowing These 50 Idioms! [Flashcards] - Part 1 of 5

You Wouldn't Be Caught Dead Not Knowing These 50 Idioms! [Flashcards] - Part 1 of 5 | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
In using the English language, there are some things you just can’t take literally. Case in point, we have idioms! These are phrases or sentences that do not really mean what they say. For example,...
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This is the first in a series of 5 posts sharing flashcards of different idioms. Enjoy!

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Hit The Road, Paul! - YouTube

Hit The Road, Paul! - YouTube | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Get ready to HIT THE ROAD with me as we learn idioms & speaking patterns while driving through the city.
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If you're interested in driving and travel, Story Paul's innovative and engaging series of videos will help you learn the idioms and expressions associated to these activities.This is a must-have in your list of resources. Enjoy!

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Tips for developing your listening skills 1 - dictations (1)

Tips for developing your listening skills 1 - dictations (1) | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
Let's face it: listening in another language is hard. Really hard. Golden rule #1 for developing your listening is to listen often. There is no replacement for regular listening practice. This coul...
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In this post, Lizzie Pinard explains how to use dictation to improve your listening skills.

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25 BEST WEBSITES FOR LEARNING ENGLISH

25 BEST WEBSITES FOR LEARNING ENGLISH | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
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There is something for everyone.

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Do you like...? What's it like? Learn English with Simple English Videos - YouTube

You can see this video with a clickable transcript at our video website: http://www.SimpleEnglishVideos.com Many thanks to Jase and Kathy for appearing in th...
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This is an excellent video by Vicki Hollett to explain the use of "like" as a verb and preposition.

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17 Best Reasons to take a Conversation Course

17 Best Reasons to take a Conversation Course | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
This week, a look at why you should consider conversation classes for furthering your advanced level skills.
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Rob Howard's latest post giving you some excellent reasons to start a conversation course. What are you waiting for?

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You've gotta fight, for your right, to learn.

You've gotta fight, for your right, to learn. | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
The right match between teacher and student is extremely important towards success. Here are tips to help ensure the fit.
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The course is yours, the learner. If it's not working for you, talk to your teacher. But remember to give positive feedback, too. We teachers appreciate it!

Good tips from Rob Howard's Online Language Center. 

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Learn Languages Better – A Language Learner Once Again (feat. Vicky Loras)

Learn Languages Better – A Language Learner Once Again (feat. Vicky Loras) | Learning English is a Journey | Scoop.it
it gives me great pleasure to feature Vicky Loras as a guest author on my blog tonight. I've known her blog about education for a long time, and I admire the...
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A language teacher as a language learner - featuring the lovely Vicky Loras.

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