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21 free resources for practicing English at any age

Games, courses, films and much more are interesting for those who want to immerse themselves in the language environment without leaving their homes, offers Lifehacker. Children If you find it difficult to deal with a child, do not blame yourself - this is normal! The main thing you can do is ...

Turquoise, terracotta, coral: complex colors and shades in English

Using the Be a polyglot resource, we analyze words and expressions to denote different colors and their shades. The purpose of this lesson is to make out certain colors that you may not have met before when learning English, as well as learn interesting idioms, ...

Newspaper English: Words That Help Understand American News

You are fluent in English, but are you still struggling to read and listen to American news? Do not worry - you are not alone! All due to the fact that official (newspaper) vocabulary is used in news reports and articles - words that are not in everyday life ...

The verb set has 464 meanings: we analyze the most popular of them

What does set mean? According to the Oxford Dictionary, the word has as many as 464 interpretations! The TryEng portal has collected the most popular of them. The main meanings of the word set 1. Most often, set is used in the meaning of "install". It is used in order to say about ...

11 tips for those who learn a foreign language on their own

Learning English will never lose its relevance, and you can learn it not only from textbooks, but also with more fun methods. For example, Instagram subscriptions help you get closer to your media level faster than a tutorial. This writes Lifehacker. 1. Make cards ...

13 pairs of common English words that confuse even native speakers

It doesn't matter what your level is. Even native speakers are sometimes confused in these words, notes Lifehacker. 1. Lay and lie This is the pearl of all grammatical errors. And all because the words are similar in meaning and sound. But still there ...

10 strange and funny facts about the English language

Learning a language is interesting and useful, but sometimes difficult. 10 funny and slightly strange facts about English that the Hellotoby edition offers to learn will help to facilitate the mastery of this language. 1. Is it true that English is the most widely spoken language in the world? Not! Most…

21 ways to improve your English without leaving your home

People always say that the best way to learn English is to immerse yourself in the language environment. Unfortunately, not all of us can afford to immerse ourselves in the quarantine language environment, because many immigrant families communicate in the language of their native country. ...

The accent is unbeatable: how Americans accurately define Russians during a conversation

“Americans almost always accurately identify a Russian person by talking to him for a short period of time. And even our compatriots who know English very well, as a rule, quickly “reveal” themselves in certain words, ”writes the author of the blog Made in ...

30 slang expressions in English that will help in communicating with Americans

Native English speakers often use slang words and phrases in their speech. These expressions are so tightly embedded in the everyday vocabulary that they do not cause discomfort at all, unlike foreigners and immigrants, whom strange idioms can completely confuse. AdMe.ru has collected popular English expressions, knowledge ...

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