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Learn English with Harry Potter (3rd Installment)

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With the long-awaited release next month of the new Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 2” we all find ourselves once again back at the movie theater spending a couple of carefree hours getting lost in the magical world of Harry Potter. So, to mark the occasion I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of vocabulary from the HP books and movies for you all to use as a fun way to study English – enjoy! Wizard – Usually a man (or boy) who has ...

Learn English with Harry Potter!

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With the long-awaited release last month of the new Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” we all find ourselves once again back at the movie theater spending a couple of carefree hours getting lost in the magical world of Harry Potter. So, to mark the occasion I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of vocabulary from the HP books and movies for you all to use as a fun way to study English – enjoy! O.W.L. – Ordinary Wizarding Level ...

Learn English NYC - Business Idioms - Part 2 "Bottom" phrases

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Hello students of English, these idioms are meant to help your understanding of Business English and English used in the workplace. Please read below in regards to these common business English phrases and please don't hesitate to ask any questions in regards to their usage or application. The business idioms series is a series of articles targeted at businessmen that need to use English in the workplace. Whether speaking with clients or writing emails, its important to know the lingo of ...

English Schools in New York

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Here's a review of some English Schools in New York City. There's quite a variety to choose from, naturally since this review is posted on the Hills Learning website Hills comes first, but there's more information about other schools as well. English Schools in New York: A Comparison Hills Learning: 380 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, 10168. (212) 551-7903 Description: Hills Learning is the only Asian language school in New York that also specializes in English/ESL ...

Learning English in New York - A Student's Account

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Read this article in the author's native language: NYで英語学習 Some people think that they’ll be able to speak English by just living in a foreign country. Through my experiences though, without the right language school, it is quite difficult to learn English. I came to New York about half a year ago, and it was so difficult to find a chance to speak English. I had no friends, work, nor was I a student studying abroad. So I decided to attend an English school in New York City. After I ...

Five Ways to Improve your English Fast!

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Active Listening If you want to improve your English skills fast, you need to always be open to listening to English. It is great to take a class or sit home at night and study your textbook but there are opportunities all day, every day for you to learn English if you practice active listening. What is Active Listening? Remember the difference between “hear and “listen”? Hearing is passive, sounds and words flow in and out of your ears and sometimes you pay attention and ...

Business English - Writing Email Etiquette

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When learning Business English it is important to keep up with the recent trends in how language is used. In New York City in particular language is important face to face and on the phone, but most recently email etiquette is becoming more and more imperative to learn. This article will touch on the basics of email etiquette for English correspondence, and what not to say. Business English Greeting - The greeting you use in emails can depend on many factors, such as the industry you work ...

Learning English in New York City - Where and What Type of Lessons

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Coming to New York City can be a daunting task. The largest city in the world's largest economy, it's full of famous landmarks and people from cultures around the world. The best way to enjoy the city is to communicate with the locals, and if you don't speak Spanish your next best bet is to learn English. Many visitors moving to the city dream of getting a good job, getting a visa in America, and if you don't have a job lined up the best way to do this is to take English classes. Learning ...

Learn English NYC - How to best develop your language skills

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Learning English in New York City is an important task for any non-native English speaker. From job hunting to ordering at an everyday restaurant, English is ubiquitous throughout the city. But what's the best practices for learning English, and most importantly how's the best way of learning the nuances of the language? As some language learners might have already figured out, language learning software and textbooks can only develop your English skills so far. To get pronunciation ...

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