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An American Accent Tip to Help You Sound More Natural Today

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018

“In this American accent quick tip lesson, you’ll learn how to sound more natural when making plans, scheduling appointments, or discussing events and even the weather! This is a tip you can learn today, practice tonight and use tomorrow!” ..You must login or register before you view this content.

5 Words That Don’t Mean What They Used to Mean

Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

Linguist John McWhorter “traces the evolution of five words that have spent millennia drifting from one meaning into another…You must login or register before you view this content.

More Help Understanding Native English: 19 Super Common Word Pairs That Reduce

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

“GONNA, COULDA, HAFTA, LOTSA- what?..You must login or register before you view this content.

How to Improve Your American Accent: Understanding Schwa

Wednesday, October 17th, 2018

“What the heck is SCHWA?..You must login or register before you view this content.

How I Lost My Accent and Became Fluent in English

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

“In this video, I talk about what helped me speak with an American accent and how I became fluent in English…You must login or register before you view this content.

127 Top Business Jargon Examples and How to Fix Them

Monday, June 11th, 2018

“Skilled business writing rejects jargon…You must login or register before you view this content.

What Did You Say? 4 Tips for Understanding Accents at Work

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

“Living and working abroad, or even just working on a diverse team with international colleagues, can be exciting—new cultures, languages, and ways of expression are all around you…You must login or register before you view this content.

Let’s Simplify Legal Jargon

Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

“Tax forms, credit agreements, healthcare legislation: They're crammed with gobbledygook, says Alan Siegel, and incomprehensibly long…You must login or register before you view this content.

What Our Language Habits Reveal

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

“In an exclusive preview of his book The Stuff of Thought, Steven Pinker looks at language and how it expresses what goes on in our minds — and how the words we choose communicate much more than we realize…You must login or register before you view this content.

Culture, Listening and the Language of Business

Friday, February 9th, 2018

“Branson Centre entrepreneur Yanique Grant explores the relationship between language, culture and business success…You must login or register before you view this content.

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