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AudioBLOG 4 | Study 15 Minutes Everyday vs. 2 Hours on the Weekend

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On the 4th episode of the AudioBLOG, we go over the following Blog post:

Study 15 Minutes Everyday vs. 2 Hours on the Weekend: Which is better?

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AudioBLOG 3 | The Most Effective Method to Improve Your English Is…

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On the 3rd episode of the AudioBLOG, we go over the following Blog post:

The Most Effective Method to Improve Your English is…

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YQ9 | Is there any benefit to practice speaking English by yourself?

On the 9th episode of Your Question, we handle the following question:

Q: Is there any benefit to practice speaking English by yourself?

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Link to video – 5 Ways to Practice Speaking English On Your Own

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Episode 24 | How to Increase Your Study Effectiveness

On the 24th episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, we handle the following points:

Pronunciation Point: 3 Challenging Words with “L” and “R”–“really”, “rarely”, and “library”

Main Topic: How to Increase Your Study Effectiveness

English 2.0 Quick Tip: Are you a fan of TED Talks? If so, this app for your mobile device can help you improve your listening and writing through dictation! TEDict

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Transform your Textbook Knowledge into Natural English

change textbook english to natural englishTake one minute to answer this question honestly about yourself.

“How do you feel about your current English level?”

Are you satisfied? Do you feel like you’ve been at the same level for awhile without any real improvement? Do you feel like you have a lot of knowledge but it’s hard to express what you want to say?

If so, what you may be looking for is how to take your textbook knowledge and convert it to natural English. Here’s how:

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Episode 23 | What Makes A Good English Student?

On the 23rd episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, we handle the following points:

Pronunciation Point: “feel” vs. “fill” vs. “fell”

Main Topic: What Makes a Good English Student?

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How to ask for Permission and Respond | Global English Course: Level 1 – Lesson 15

How to ask for Permission and Respond

Key phrases for practice:

Can I use the restroom?
Can I borrow your pen?

May I take a day off?
May I open the window?

Is it all right if I turn down the volume?
Is it all right if I park here?

Sure, go ahead.

I’m sorry, but it’s broken.
I’m sorry, but it’s not possible.

I’m afraid not, but you can turn on the air conditioner.
I’m afraid not, but you can park over there.

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How to check Spelling and Pronunciation | Global English Course: Level 1 – Lesson 14

How to check Spelling and Pronunciation

Key phrases for practice:

How do you spell your name?
How do you spell Minnesota?

Was that “B” or “V”?
Was that “M” or “N”?

How do you pronounce that?
How do you pronounce “allergy”?

J-O-H-N
M-I-N-N-E-S-O-T-A

That’s “V” for Vietnam.
That’s “N” as in Nigeria.

It’s pronounced “allergy.”

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Episode 22 | What Makes a Good English Teacher?

On the 22nd episode of the English 2.0 Podcast, we handle the following points:

Pronunciation Point: “odor” vs. “older” vs. “order”

Main Topic: What Makes a Good English Teacher?

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How to ask for Repetition and Meaning | Global English Course: Level 1 – Lesson 13

How to ask for Repetition and Meaning

Key phrases for practice:

Excuse me? Sorry?

Can you repeat that, please?
Can you speak more slowly, please?

What does “awesome” mean?
What do you mean?

Oh, I said it costs $3.80.
Oh, I said the party starts at 7:45pm.

Oh sure, let me repeat that.

It means, “great.”
I mean, I don’t like sports.

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