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How to Change Someone’s Mind: Keys to Effective Persuasion

How to change someone’s mind: the most effective ways to convince someone to reconsider their opinions

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A2 English listening practice Using TED Talks

Do you need Level A2 English listening practice? Try these comprehension questions (and bonus writing or discussion questions) for 3+ TED talks on hope.

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Why Building Vocabulary with English Detective Works

Do you find building vocabulary in English hard? This free newsletter can make it easier! Get reading and vocabulary practice every few weeks.

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Common Idioms

Recognizing these common idioms will make it easier to understand English conversations (and books, emails, and lectures as well!)

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Learn to write English: 5 Top Strategies

Learn to write English: key tips for better English writing, with suggested free tools to help you write and revise.

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English Conversation Practice: Hints for Getting Started

Tips for English conversation practice: finding partners, beginning and ending conversations, and topics to discuss (or avoid.)

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Why Choosing the Right Word Matters

Choosing the right word can make your message compelling. A similar word with different connotations could reduce its impact-- or even change the message.

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Teaching English Online: Everything You Need to Start

Start teaching English online! Here’s how to choose the best opportunities for you.

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Reading Articles to Improve English: Some Great Choices

: Looking for a fast way to increase your English vocabulary? Try reading articles to improve your English. Your grammar and comprehension will grow too!

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Develop Your English Speaking Skills

Develop your English speaking skills so you can communicate more effectively with your English-speaking colleagues and clients.

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