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Jeopardy! winner chokes up talking about how the show taught him to speak English

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Jeopardy! winner chokes up talking about how the show taught him to speak English What a moving tribute to host Alex Trebek, who passed away on Sunday. This content was originally published here.

How to Learn English with Music Videos and Songs: Tips and Tricks to Get Started | FluentU English

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Do your English lessons have you singing the blues (feeling sad)? Do you wish you could whistle a happy tune (enjoy yourself) as you learn English? Well, you can. Make your English study sessions more fun by learning English with music. Read on to learn how! Download: This blog post is available as a convenient and portable PDF that you can take anywhere. Click here to get a copy. (Download) Why Learn English with Music? There are many good reasons to learn English with music. Here are just a few of them. Music adds pleasure to your studies Listening to […]

Tampa app developer taps augmented reality to help kids learn English

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A language-learning app that draws on augmented reality can help schools overcome one of their biggest challenges. The app, MARVL, combined animated augmented reality with research-based best practices for language learning, said Sara Smith, founder and CEO of MARVLoUS. Sara Smith, founder and CEO, MARVLoUS “It’s like Pokémon Go if the Pokémon taught you a new language,” Smith said at Tampa Bay Wave’s TechWomen Rising Pitch Night. MARVLoUS is one of 13 women-owned companies participating in the current Tampa Bay Wave TechWomen Rising accelerator cohort. The company’s market is the $1.17 billion K-12 ed-tech segment in the United States, Smith said. […]

Immigrant families pay tribute to Alex Trebek for helping them learn English

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Fans of “Jeopardy!” all over the world mourned the death of longtime host Alex Trebek on Sunday, but one group shared a particularly special connection. Immigrant families in the U.S. say watching Trebek, who was 80 and had hosted the quiz show for 37 years, each night helped them learn English. Asmae Toumi arrived in the U.S. from Morocco when she was 9, not knowing a word of English, and she said watching American TV shows was a big part of learning the language. She credited “Clifford the Big Red Dog” for some of her progress, but she also spoke […]

Jeopardy! Winner Thanks Alex Trebek For Helping Him Learn English

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Need a feel-good story right now? No need to answer: We know that you do. We all do. And here is one from that old reliable game show, Jeopardy! During a postgame chat on a recent episode, host Alex Trebek asked the show’s new champion, Burt Thakur, if he had “any family members back home cheering him on.” Barely able to fight back tears, Thakur credited Jeopardy! and Trebek specifically with helping him learn English as a child. “My grandfather, who raised me,” Thakur explained. “I used to sit on his lap and watch you every day.” He called his Jeopardy! win a “very […]

Learn English with our free resources| EF English Live

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We make learning English fun while saving you money, whatever your ability! Try one of our quiz, or maybe read one free ebooks. Whatever you prefer we are sure that we can find a way that is suitable to your needs! This content was originally published here.

Emotional ‘Jeopardy!’ Winner Tells Alex Trebek He Helped Him Learn English As A Boy

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Jeopardy Winner Burt Thakur tells Alex Trebek he helped him learn English as a little boy Alex’s impact is immeasurable. Thank you for sharing, Burt! pic.twitter.com/XgGGwJ8GlH — Jeopardy! (@Jeopardy) Longtime “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek shared an emotional moment right after taping what surely must’ve been one of his final shows. Winning contestant Burt Thakur delivered a “Thank you!” long in the making. Thakur shared he learned English as a little boy while sitting on his grandfather’s lap watching the game show and Trebek. “Here’s a true story, man. I learned English because of you.” Trebek died Sunday following a battle […]

Learn English for Free in Kamiasao! – Kevin`s English Schools

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Would you like to learn English for free in  Asao-ku, Kawasaki? The class is on Tuesdays, from 8-9PM.  Kevin is the teacher. *You can volunteer to be Kevin`s Personal Assistant. *Must live in or near Kamiasao.    (For example: Machida people are OK) Requirements:  -You need to be able to speak some English now.  (You cannot be a complete beginner.) -Must be Japanese (as you will need to read and write in Japanese). Kevin`s Personal Assistant – help him to fill out papers in Japanese. -get rid of junk (take it to the recycle center) -help with the English school -help […]

Incredible English skills with Marvin Gaye – Learn English with Tommy

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Have you ever wondered how to have incredible English skills? With the help of Marvin Gaye, you will be able to acquire incredible English skills. Here is what we will look at: Who was Marvin Gaye? We can hear Gaye’s strong, almost strained voice begging for someone ‘to get it on’. This means he wants to get close to the person he is singing to. Furthermore, the pop / soul melody complements Gaye’s amazingly cool style and voice. What style of music did he play? Marvin Gaye was known for playing soul music. This was the main genre he sang. […]