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US vs. UK: Language Frenemies – the food edition
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We’re back with another installment of everyone’s favorite frenemies series, and this time, we’re ge...

UK vs. US: language frenemies (part 2)
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If you caught part one of Language Frenemies, then get ready for the second installment of American ...

UK vs. US: language frenemies
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We’re co-blogging this week, showcasing a bit of friendly rivalry between the U.S. and Britain. Meet...

5 great TOEFL preparation strategies
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Taking the TOEFL is almost always a stressful experience. You need to get a specific score. You pay ...

TOEFL fees sky high, but why?
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If you’re preparing to take the TOEFL, you’re probably asking yourself why it’s so expensive to take...

Check your English level
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You’ve probably asked yourself many times how your English skills compare to others. Are you ahead o...

How to get TOEFL practice before test day
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Part of every student’s TOEFL preparation is taking practice tests. TOEFL practice tests familiarize...

English self-assessment tools
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When you need to describe your level of English, precision is essential. Everyday terms like “beginn...

11 movies about New York (and why you should watch them)
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For decades, the hustle and bustle of New York City has been providing the perfect backdrop for movi...

IELTS preparation: a 4 step master plan
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Preparing for the IELTS usually starts when you find out you need to get a particular IELTS score fo...

12 brand-new English words you should learn this week
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It’s time for another vocabulary update – the Oxford Dictionary leads the way and we happily follow ...

English language requirements explained
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Most people who are required to take a standardized English test are either applying for a visa or a...