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Last week, we brought you 10 ways to make learning English easier and more fun.

Today, we’ve got 10 ways to improve the way you speak.

The list comes from the international education website, www.learnhub.com.

  • Do you record your voice?
  • Are you a patient learner?
  • Do you pronounce the ending of each word?
  • How much English music do you listen do?

Those are some of the tips, and to read all 10, click here!

Image from Vectorportal (Flickr).

Let’s be honest. Sometimes learning is boring. But does it have to be? Are there ways to make it more enjoyable?

Does this look familiar? Have you slept in the library before?

If you’re interested in fun ways to learn English, then here’s a great article for you. It’s from the language learning website www.voxy.com, and it lists 10 “fun and easy” ways for you to improve your English.

Which way is ESLnewscast.com’s favorite? The first one on the list, of course!

#1: Find some English radio stations and podcasts in iTunes

To read all 10 ideas on Voxy’s website, click here – and try not to fall asleep!

Image from umjanedoan (Flickr)

ESLnewscast.com is on vacation until August 14! You can still read a new Phrase of the Day each day, and we’re reposting articles from our archives, like this one:  

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It is easy to feel relaxed on this beach!

There are times when you will read or hear a word and not know what it means. Looking for hints or clues, which are small pieces of useful information, can help.

Always try to learn from the hints. It will make learning English easier and more interesting!

Previous Learning From Hints articles: negative prefixes, the prefix “un”, and Test Yourself!

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Suffixes, or endings, can change the meanings of words. For example, some verbs and nouns can be changed into adjectives by adding an adjective suffix.

Understanding suffixes can help improve your English, because they can tell you information about the words you are looking at.

The purpose of this article is to introduce some common adjective suffixes.

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It is easy to feel relaxed on this beach!

There are times when you will read or hear a word and not know what it means. Looking for hints or clues, which are small pieces of useful information, can help.

Always try to learn from the hints. It will make learning English easier and more interesting!

Previous Learning From Hints articles: negative prefixes, the prefix “un”, and Test Yourself!

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Suffixes, or endings, can change the meanings of words. For example, some verbs and nouns can be changed into adjectives by adding an adjective suffix.

Understanding suffixes can help improve your English, because they can tell you information about the words you are looking at.

The purpose of this article is to introduce some common adjective suffixes.

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Continue Reading…

Have you been reading our Helpful Hints for Learning English articles? We’ve talked about the prefix “un”, reviewed some negative prefixes, and learned about noun suffixes.

Click on any of those links to review, or click the “start” button below to test yourself and see how much you’ve learned!

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This small waterfall has a beautiful appearance.

There are times when you will read or hear a word and not know what it means. Looking for hints or clues, which are smallpieces of helpful information, can help.

Always try to learn from the hints. It will make learning English easier and more interesting!

Previous Learning From Hints articles: negative prefixes & the prefix “un”.

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Suffixes, or endings, can change the meanings of words. For example, some verbs and adjectives can be changed into nouns by adding a noun suffix.

Understanding suffixes can help improve your English, because they can tell you information about the words you are looking at.

The purpose of this article is to introduce some common noun suffixes.

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Continue Reading…