Month: October 2018

I work with some adult ESL learners who worry about their pronunciation.   They are concerned that since they learn English as an adult, it is impossible to pronounce certain words correctly.    But there are some pronunciation tips…

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Some people seem to have natural presentation skills.  If you wish you could be one of them, here are some ways to improve yours. A good starting point is to write down a short list of how you…

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If you have been through a Seattle winter, and wished you were someplace else, you may find this blog helpful.   Some people like winter months in the Northwest, but some find it a gloomy place to be in…

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One of the most challenging things for new immigrants is feeling connected in a new country.   Everything that is familiar is not present on a daily basis.   Although using SKYPE to chat with family and friends back home…

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