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27/04/2016
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10 Phrasal Verbs That Are Useful for Business

Communicating with native English speakers in a business setting means you’ll hear phrasal verbs at least once, if not several times, during a conversation. Phrasal verbs […]
06/04/2016
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How to turn small talk into smart conversation

Tips from a comedian and a journalist on the art of going from small talk to big ideas — all summer long. Imagine almost any situation […]
16/03/2016
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A Brief History of Chocolate

When most of us hear the word chocolate, we picture a bar, a box of bonbons, or a bunny. The verb that comes to mind is […]
02/03/2016
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How fear can hold you back from learning a foreign language?

STEPPING OUT OF BARCELONA’S El Prat Airport in a Vineyard Vines shirt and an iPhone in hand, I looked like the ultimate American tourist. Wherever I […]
17/02/2016
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What does it mean to be bilingual? (part 2)

The bilingual brain World and language Language creates our first connection to the world. The newborn child that takes a deep breath and cries out is […]
13/01/2016
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Jimmy Kimmel Hilariously Explains Passive-Aggressive Texts

There are a lot of subtleties involved with human conversation. In addition to the words themselves, tone, body language, and facial expression give context to the […]