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Why English is NOT an Easy Language to Learn

March 17, 2016 by in category English is Fun, Learning English, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , ,

If you have been learning English for some time now, you would have come across some ‘intricacies’ of this language, which can drive people mad. There are several reasons for that. Let’s start with the first one:   English is NOT a phonetic language! A phonetic language is a language, where you can look at [...]

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Five Places You Will Fall in Love With in Australia

March 15, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne tagged as , ,

This may be the job that no-one wants; to make a list of the five best places to visit in Australia. With all of its beauty and space, the sixth-largest country in the world has far, far more than five things to visit. So, we’ll try to make it a more time-friendly and logistically simpler [...]

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Linkers that will save your life!

March 10, 2016 by in category ELICOS, English is Fun, Learning English, Study English tagged as , , , , ,

When you have to do a piece of writing – an essay, an argumentation, a summary etc. – it is important to think about who you are writing this to or for! – The reader! Now, here it is important that you keep your audience interested and to ensure that the text is easy to [...]

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How to Prepare for a Job Interview

March 9, 2016 by in category Career Tips, English is Fun, Life in Melbourne tagged as , , , , ,

There are several ways in which you can prepare yourself for a job interview that will ensure you have an increased chance of success. Going to a job interview can be intimidating. First impressions are important when you are trying to get a new job.   Here are some easy steps that you can follow [...]

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Let’s Pledge For Parity

March 8, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , , ,

International Women’s Day brings another reason to celebrate, reflect and look ahead with great pride at our great leaders in history and also possibilities ahead. Not only for equality of sexes after centuries of trying, but what has and can yet be achieved. If the world at large was asked to name famous women who [...]

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How to be The Best Housemate Ever

March 7, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , , ,

Sharing a flat with another person, or sometimes even a few, can prove to be difficult. There are some simple rules that should be followed from the start of your shared living arrangement.   Talk! As simple as that may sound: you gotta talk to each other. Commutating is the only way avoid arguments.  Have [...]

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Sporting Activities to do in Melbourne

March 4, 2016 by in category Life in Melbourne, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne, Time Off tagged as , , , , ,

There are many great sporting activities to try in Melbourne. Getting involved with sporting activities can be a great way to meet new people and make new friends. It will also keep you fit and healthy.   Here are just a few ideas for different sporting activities that you can get involved with in Melbourne; [...]

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Why Grammar and Punctuation is Important

March 2, 2016 by in category English is Fun, Learning English, Study English tagged as , , ,

 “Hi im glad your coming today cos their isnt any room tmrw.”   What you see above may not seem really important or notable if you are learning English. However, if you are learning English and are starting to understand the technical sides of grammar and punctuation – you may be confused that first-language English [...]

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The Importance of Learning in an International Environment

March 2, 2016 by in category Learning English, Study English, Study in Australia, Study in Melbourne tagged as , , , ,

From Early Years pupils starting their first modern multinational class learning environments to mature student refugees who have travelled to different countries for the first time under completely different circumstances – it could be said that a mixed, multicultural backdrop for education is the way forward in so many ways.   While the modern world’s [...]

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Anyone can Become an ESL teacher!

March 1, 2016 by in category Career Tips, ELICOS, English is Fun, Learning English, Uncategorized tagged as , , , , , ,

Becoming an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher requires a few qualifications that are necessary here in Australia. But more importantly, you need a passion for languages and an in-depth understanding of the English language.   Many people think that it is quite difficult to become an ESL teacher and that it requires very [...]

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