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Why PTE is the lesser known english proficiency test – until now

May 10, 2016 by in category PTE, PTE Pearson tagged as , , , , , ,

Since IELTS (International English Language Test System), or ELTS as it was first known (English Language Testing Service) was set up in 1980, it has grown in popularity, demand and global student usage. The Pearson Test of English, on the other hand, was launched in 2009, for non-native English speakers to improve their standards of [...]

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Most Common Phrasal Verbs

April 26, 2016 by in category General English, Learning English, Study English tagged as , , , , , ,

In English, like bread and butter or tea and biscuits; a sentence using phrasal words really does make the world go around. You may not have noticed that you’re actually using them, most of the time – because a phrasal verb is a combination of a verb + adverb or a verb + preposition, mostly [...]

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The use of technology in class at Explore English

April 10, 2016 by in category Learning English, Teaching, Technology tagged as , , , , ,

At Explore English, technology in the Classroom is something we take pride in. Our Classrooms are all affixed with huge wall mounted Widescreen Computers that are loaded with course materials, as well as being able to be used for displaying lessons, web pages and playing audio and video content.   This week, students had fun [...]

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How Can A General English Course Can Help You With Learning English

March 28, 2016 by in category Learning English, Life in Melbourne, Study in Melbourne tagged as , ,

You want to go on an adventure but aren’t the most adventurous person on the planet? You like things to have a reason and a purpose? Choosing a General English course in an English-speaking country was the best decision you could have made. Now, some people might suggest that learning a language by immersing oneself [...]

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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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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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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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3 Easy Steps Towards Your Dream Job

January 28, 2016 by in category Career Tips, Learning English, Study English, Study in Australia tagged as , , , , ,

With a new year ahead of us, we want to make sure that we make the most of it! We spend a significant amount of our precious time at work, so why not spend it doing something you love? Here are three steps to help you define your new dream job.     STEP ONE [...]

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10 Tips to Learn English Faster

January 28, 2016 by in category Learning English, Study English, Study in Australia, Uncategorized tagged as , , ,

If you are looking to study an English course or just improve your English, here are 10 handy hints to help you along the way!   Speak it Whenever You Can It can be intimidating to have to speak the language you are learning, especially if you do not feel confident. But by speaking, you will [...]

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Adapting To A New Language

November 27, 2015 by in category Learning English, Study English, Study in Australia, Uncategorized tagged as , , ,

People decide to learn a new language for many different reasons. To travel, moving abroad, for their career, to communicate with friends and family, to widen their skills or even just taking an interest in the language. Learning a new language is hard work, its takes time and dedication. It doesn’t come over night, so […]

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