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Reductions in English

One of my students is a young Chinese boy whose father sits with him during every single lesson.  The father is very involved in our classes and he is incredibly focused on ensuring his son’s pronunciation is perfect. The father designs our lessons very meticulously and guides us through it step-by-step. Whereas I applaud the father’s enthusiasm[…]

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How to practice pronunciation by yourself

A few months ago, I was teaching a young boy from China, whose father is very insistent on improving his son’s pronunciation. Every night we practiced charts that the father had supplied. In one of our classes we tried playing a little game where the son would say a word and I had to type[…]

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Strategies for improving your English grammar

Mastering grammar is usually one of the most difficult aspects of learning a language. Language teachers spend a large portion of their classes teaching grammar because there are so many rules. Language tutors spent large chunks of their classes correcting grammar mistakes. Personally, I am constantly bombarded with student questions about how to improve their grammar. Some of the[…]