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Learn English with Alice in Wonderland · engVid

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Test your understanding of this English lesson If someone is mad as a Hatter, that person is: Who says “I’m late! I’m late! I’m late for an important date!”? If you call two people Tweedledee and Tweedledum, you are calling them: If a TV series is becoming curiouser and curiouser, it is becoming: If you join a company and your new manager says “We're all mad here", he/she means: Which narrator does Alex recommend if you want to get a free audio book of Alice in Wonderland? Who wrote Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland? What kind of story is Alice in […]

Wajid Shah Jailed for Trying To Get UK Visa for His Mum Who Can’t Speak English

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Wajid Shah, aged 27, of Connaught Road, Slough, was found guilty by a majority verdict at Southwark Crown Court following a six-day trial which concluded on 6 October. Shah is believed the text was too difficult for his mother Noreen to pass as she spoke no English. Returning to the same court today (20/11), Shah was jailed for two years for six counts of sending a letter/communication or article conveying a threatening message. All of the communications that Shah sent via email conveyed a threat with the sole purpose of causing distress or anxiety to the recipient. The offences, all […]

HOW TO APPLY to study English online in the ELN Classrooms

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FOLLOW the 3 STEPS below TO request a placement interview  A placement interview is an audio Skype call that you and one of our tutors will make before you take any lessons. We normally speak only English during placement interviews. The aim of the interview is to show you our learning content management system with Virtual Classrooms, to assess your level of spoken English, to find out more about your language needs and aims, and to note down all your requirements. The interview is free of charge and lasts between 30 and 60 minutes on average. STEP 1 – send us an email lessons@englishlab.net […]

Woman reunites with 1st grade teacher who taught her to speak English 40 years ago

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Ana Reyes couldn’t remember her first grade teacher’s name, but she never forgot the kindness she showed her, coming to school early every day in order to teach Reyes English. Reyes, 46, immigrated to Louisville, Kentucky, when she was in kindergarten, after living in Spain and Uruguay. The next year, her first grade teacher, Pat Harkleroad, noticed that Reyes was struggling due to the language barrier, and immediately set up one-on-one English lessons. “I’ve thought about that countless times over the years and discussed it with many friends,” . “I know I was incredibly lucky.” With the limited information she […]

The Best Netflix Movies & Series to Learn English According to Data Science | by Frank Andrade | Nov, 2020 | Towards Data Science

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As of 2020, there are about 3712 movies and 1845 TV shows available on Netflix. That’s a lot of content to choose from if you’re learning English, but probably you don’t have the time to watch all of them. That’s why I used my data science skills to analyze the transcripts of the top 1500 movies and TV shows available on Netflix. After so much work, I found the best content on Netflix to learn English with. The goal of this is to give you a lot of good options, so you can find movies or TV shows you like, […]

How to Teach a Child to Speak English at Home: Ideas from Experienced Tutors

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Teach your child to speak English, and you’ll open up a world of opportunities for their future. It’s well-documented that English speakers , have access to the world’s top universities and enjoy greater opportunities for travel. Who wouldn’t want that for their child?     If you’re determined to help your child learn English, you’re probably considering getting some expert guidance, whether that’s through , or finding . But as a parent, you’re probably also wondering “What can I do at home to support my child’s English education myself?” We asked Preply English tutors who specialize in teaching kids that very question, […]

BLACKPINK’s Jisoo Was Asked To Speak English, And Lisa Immediately Regretted Supporting Her – Koreaboo

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BLACKPINK is so close, they’re not shy to say the most random things about each other in front of millions of fans. When Lisa and Jisoo held an online broadcast together, they spoke about everything from Frozen 2 to their love for cats and more. | BLACKPINK Lisa was in for a surprise when BLINKs asked Jisoo to speak English. She initially nudged the older member to show off her skills, proud of her improvement. You learned English yesterday, unnie, say it with more confidence! — Lisa Your browser does not support video. Unfortunately for the main dancer, the sentence Jisoo […]

Top 26 Funny Tongue Twisters from 21 Countries (Infographic)Learn English online for freePurland Training

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Purland Training is a free resource website for teachers and students of English, ESOL, EFL, and ESL. We offer a free online Elementary English course with free material, free printable worksheets, podcasts, video lessons, educational infographics, games, and the opportunity to book classes and courses via Skype or FaceTime with an experienced professional native speaker. This content was originally published here.

Lost in translation: How language barriers can add anguish and complicate care for COVID-19 patients who don’t speak English – Chicago Tribune

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“I think about her every single day, and I still can’t believe she is gone forever,” said Rodolfo Reyes about his life partner, Maria Isabel Alfaro, who died of COVID-19 in April. (Zbigniew Bzdak / Chicago Tribune) This content was originally published here.

Bette Midler calls Melania Trump an ‘illegal alien’ who ‘can’t speak English,’ responds to controversy – Chicago Tribune

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Bette Midler has stirred controversy for tweets she made during Melania Trump’s speech on the second night of the Republican National Convention. While live tweeting Tuesday evening’s speeches, the actor wrote several messages which drew ire, including, “#beBest is back! A UGE bore! She can speak several words in a few languages. Get that illegal alien off the stage,” “Oh, God. She still can’t speak English,” and “Anodyne, anodyne, nothing but simple minded pablum. “I have to remind myself that I am very lucky.” I completely agree! You are one lucky Slovenian! And after all that surgery, you hit a kind of horrible jackpot, […]