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17 language quotes to turbocharge your learning
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You probably guessed it already: We <3 languages like crazy here at EF. And while we write all th...

UK vs. US: 10 slang words you must use in 2016
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Let’s be real: If you’re learning English, you’re not going to use words like facetious and discombo...

Tandem language learning: an introduction
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Having a tandem partner is the best. And no, by “tandem partner” I’m not talking about two people wh...

How to raise bilingual children: 5 methods
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The numerous cognitive, academic and social benefits of learning foreign languages have encouraged p...

10 places to practice English in the UK
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Welcome to the first episode of Tom’s Top 10 – a series of handy little guides to make the world a b...

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...