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Online Reading Sources to Match Your English Level and Interests

Find online reading materials in English to meet your needs and match your reading level and interests

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What Skills & Attitudes Will Be Crucial for 21st-Century Jobs?

21st-century jobs will require different skills and attitudes than the jobs of the past. Which are most important? How can you learn (or teach) them?

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Communicating Science to the General Public

Communicating science effectively to non-scientists is more important than ever in a time of rapid change, fake news, and misunderstandings. Here’s how.

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Characteristics of Good Leadership

What are the most important characteristics of good leadership? Here’s my list (with vocabulary explanations.)

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Practice Giving Advice

Review ways of giving advice in English, then practice by choosing the best helping verbs to complete a conversation between a discharge nurse and a patient.

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Teamwork and Cooperation Vocabulary

Teamwork and cooperation: 7 ways to talk about working together, with vocabulary practice as well.

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Simple Learning Hacks for English Study-- and more

Have you ever wished you knew a few learning hacks—quick strategies to help you improve your memory or get better at a skill you're learning?

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Research and Medical English for Health Professionals

Learn the research vocabulary and medical English needed for clear communication with patients, clients, coworkers and the public..

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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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30 Medical Prefixes and Roots Worth Learning

Study 30 of the most common medical prefixes to recognize hundreds of important medical terms. These will help you learn specialized prefixes and roots later.

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