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Why Skype English Classes are a Great Idea and How They Improve Fluency

December 1, 2014
1 December 2014,

Improving fluency in English or any language is not something you can achieve through reading newsletters or clicking though software. Newsletters and software (like Rosetta Stone) are great to teach you the basics of the English language. They can share role play ideas and teach basic grammar patterns. But they are poor tools to make you more fluent in English, […]

How to find an English Conversation Partner Online?

November 25, 2014
25 November 2014,

Almost all ESL students agree that the best way to improve English speaking skills is to practice with an English conversation partner online. The challenge is finding a reliable conversation partner from a country where English is spoken as the first language. The keyword here is reliability. If you advertise on the internet, or post on an English speaking forum […]

Q & A: Learning English in China

November 11, 2014
11 November 2014,

As some of you might know, one of the big initiatives the Spoken English Practice team is working on for 2015 is the launch of the Spoken English Practice center in China. This is both an exciting and challenging project given the amount of English learners in China and the potential for growth in the region overall. With this in […]

5 Practical Ways to Improve English Speaking Skills in your own time

November 9, 2014
9 November 2014,

In this post we wanted to discuss some practical methods that will help you improve English speaking  skills in your own time. You don’t need to find separate time or a partner to perform these actions. The key is to build learning English in to your life-style so that you immerse yourself in the English language. Here are some practical ideas: […]

How to Speak English Better At Meetings and Interviews – 3 Important Tips

October 27, 2014
27 October 2014,

“How to speak English better” is a question that comes up a lot from ESL students all round the world. If you are a non-native English speaker, working in the English speaking corporate world, a key requirement for success is to present your ideas well in English at meetings and interviews.  Sometimes even the best of ideas when articulated poorly […]