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  • November 18th, 2018
    Why Proper Pronunciation is Important: A Step Beyond Your ESL Class

    Current estimates show that there are approximately 1 billion people learning English worldwide. If you are one of these people, you will need to learn proper pronunciation. Even if you can speak English words, misconceptions about what you are saying may arise if you are not pronouncing them right. Curious about why you need to focus on…

  • November 14th, 2018
    3 Customs You Should Follow in American Business Meetings

    Should I shake hands? How do I address this person? Do they have a title? Should I use first or last names? We’re willing to bet you’ve had those thoughts, and more, before heading into a business meeting. American business culture is difficult. We’re overly professional while also expecting some level of humor. Navigating the…

  • November 10th, 2018
    5 Tips for Immigrants to Get to Know the United States Culture

    Have you finally achieved your dream of living in the United States? Once you’ve secured a job and get settled in, your next plan should be enjoying your new life. Learning about United States culture can be daunting when you first arrive. But you’ll want to partake in as many aspects of the American culture…

  • November 8th, 2018
    8 Confusing English Words With Multiple Meanings (And How to Get Them Right)

    There are 171,146 words in the English language. It is hard to learn the meaning of them all, and even worse when some are words with multiple meanings. Homonyms are different words with the same spelling and pronunciation, but different meanings. Unless you learn all of the meaning of these words, any conversation could get confusing very…

  • November 1st, 2018
    Advice for Foreign Students: 3 Tips to Get Accepted Into U.S. Graduate School

    As a foreign student in the US, you may face financial challenges (the average cost of an MBA is $40,000) or even extreme culture shock. Despite these challenges, the post-secondary education system in America is among the best. The US is home to 8 of the top 10 universities in the world. Every year, students from all over…