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37 Words that Confuse even Advanced English Language Learners

March 14, 2017
14 March 2017,
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English can be tricky. So tricky in fact, that many native English speakers still get certain words confused with other similar words. Some words have the exact same spelling but mean different things. Some words have completely different spellings but sound the same. Don’t be discouraged if you find yourself confused and slightly agitated at the complexity of the English […]


50 English Words Misspelled by even Advanced English Learners

October 20, 2016
20 October 2016,
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Spelling is hard in English, even for advanced English leaners. Lots of reading is the best cure for spelling problems – ask your Skype teacher to quiz you if you need extra help! Here is a list of commonly misspelled words, with some hints for how to remember the correct spelling. 50 English words misspelled by even advanced English learners […]


18 English Words that Confuse even Advanced English Speakers

August 31, 2016
31 August 2016,
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English, like most languages, can be confusing even for those who’ve spoken it their entire lives. We all make mistakes occasionally. However, some words are more confusing than others, even for an advanced English speaker! Here are 18 commonly misused words and how to use them properly: Note: This post is perfect if you are an advanced English speaker with […]


10 English Idioms For Advanced English Language Students

September 29, 2015
29 September 2015,
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If you want to go from an intermediate level to an advanced level in English language proficiency, your knowledge of English idioms is critical.   Idioms are a collection of words where the meaning is not clear from the individual words.  Idioms add depth and character to conversation and are reflective of a specific culture, often having historical significance. Today, […]


Meet Native English Teacher Daniel

September 24, 2015
24 September 2015,
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Tell us a bit about your past experiences teaching English I taught English for one year online, where I met in virtual classrooms adult English learners from around the world.  I also taught English in a village in Oaxaca, Mexico, to students in their teens and early twenties whose first language was an indigenous language spoken in that region.  Finally, […]