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Improving grammar and vocabulary

Improving grammar and vocabulary

Welcome to English language tips from STUDYSmarter! Here we look at improving grammar and vocabulary. Collect new language, talk about it and use it every day. Begin by keeping a daily record. Write down new expressions that you hear. Then… Continue Reading

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What A Day In The Life of A Neanderthal Was Like

What A Day In The Life of A Neanderthal Was Like

The date is… well, actually, you don’t really know. You wake up on a mat made of reeds, roughly woven together with natural plant fibers. The animal hide blanket you use for warmth barely keeps out the morning chill of… Continue Reading

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Altaic: Rise and Fall of a Linguistic Hypothesis

Altaic: Rise and Fall of a Linguistic Hypothesis

Throughout Asia, they speak languages that are so strikingly similar it’s uncanny. So it seems obvious to connect the dots and see if they belong to one and the same language family. Yet who could’ve guessed that filling out that… Continue Reading

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New York’s Mohawk tribe works to restore their culture

New York’s Mohawk tribe works to restore their culture

>>Stewart: NOVEMBER IS NATIONAL NATIVE AMERICAN HERITAGE MONTH. AS IT COMES TO A CLOSE, WE HAVE AN INTIMATE LOOK AT NEW YORK’S MOHAWK TRIBE AND ITS FIGHT TO RESTORE AND MAINTAIN ITS LANGUAGE AND CULTURE FOR THE NEXT GENERATION AND… Continue Reading

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Raise vs Rise – English In A Minute

Raise vs Rise – English In A Minute

Hi, I’m Sian for BBC Learning English. And today, we’re going to look at the difference between raise and rise. So raise and rise both refer to something going up, but there’s a difference in how we use them. Raise… Continue Reading

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Exam Skills: 6 tips for improving your grammar

Exam Skills: 6 tips for improving your grammar

We all know that grammar is important- it helps you make sentences and this helps you to communicate your ideas. In order to improve your English you must improve your grammar. But how can you best do this? Out top… Continue Reading

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The conquest of new words | John Koenig | TEDxBerkeley

The conquest of new words | John Koenig | TEDxBerkeley

Translator: Joanna Pietrulewicz Reviewer: Krystian Aparta Thanks for sticking around, thanks for having a big red X burned into your eyeballs for the next three days. (Laughter) Today I want to talk about the meaning of words, how we define… Continue Reading

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Improving your memory: 6 Minute English

Improving your memory: 6 Minute English

Neil: Hello and welcome to 6 Minute English, I’m Neil. This is the programme where in just six minutes we discuss an interesting topic and teach some related English vocabulary. And joining me to do this is Rob. Rob: Hello…… Continue Reading