5 books any English learner who wants to be an advanced English speaker should read

March 12, 2015
12 March 2015,
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Reading is an excellent way to consolidate one’s current knowledge of the English language and further develop one’s vocabulary to become an advanced English speaker. Reading teaches grammar and syntax as well as introducing new words within a relevant context. Below is a list of five books recommended for improving English language skills and becoming an advanced English speaker.


10 Idioms that every intermediate English speaker should know and use!

January 14, 2015
14 January 2015,
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Idioms are an important part of any language. Whether you are writing an office email or doing a business presentation, using idioms can make you look eloquent and explain your point better. Idioms can make your message more interesting and polished. And sometimes, especially when doing business, you have to communicate to impress as much as to express!


Real Conversational English – The Smart Way To Learn English

December 18, 2014
18 December 2014,
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A question that comes up often is what exactly is a session at Spoken English Practice like? And how is it unique from a lot of other online English Speaking courses? The simplest way to answer to that question is we do not try to teach English. All our sessions are 1 on 1 conversations between students and native English […]


The art of storytelling; lessons non-native English speakers can learn from Barak Obama

September 3, 2013
3 September 2013,
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At Spoken English Practice, we believe that every non-native English speaker who aspires to go from good to great (intermediate to advanced) needs to practice the art of storytelling. Being an effective storyteller is one of the most essential skills for any leader — whether you are the mayor of a small town,  a president of an student organization, or […]