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  • April 5th, 2019
    How to Take English Pronunciation Classes Online

    English pronunciation is beyond confusing, even for native speakers. ‘I before E, except after C’ – what does that even mean? It makes it exceedingly difficult to know how to pronounce certain English words. Fear not! We are living in the Information Age. There are all kinds of English pronunciation classes you can take online. We’re going…

  • April 2nd, 2019
    How to Get Your Master’s Paid For as an International Student in the US

    The average graduate is stuck with over $50k in student debts. Which is why it’s worth looking into how to get your master’s paid for. Obtaining your master’s without drowning in debt will open you up to invest in other opportunities, like a home or business. Here we will look into some essential ways to get your…

  • March 28th, 2019
    Where Does English Come From? A Brief History of the English Language

    How many words are there in the English language? Depending on which academic source you go to, the answer is over 170,000 words in use. That is an important point to note because words go out of fashion and become redundant. In the English language, there are about 50,000 additional words that are distinct in their own…

  • March 24th, 2019
    How to Become a Translator in the United States

    Most translators make around $47,000 a year so if you’re bilingual you could be cashing in on a lot of money. Not only does it pay well but translators are always in high demand and it can be a fun, rewarding job. All you need to get started is a certification. From there you’ll take tests to…

  • March 20th, 2019
    US Etiquette Basics Every Worker Needs to Know

    Did you know that there are over 40 million non-born residents in the United States? For these people and many others, it can be difficult to learn the customs for the workplace. But understanding normal behaviors and customs (sometimes called norms) can help you to thrive in the job marketplace. Read on for 3 US business etiquette basics every…