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5 tips to help you study English faster

5 tips to help you study English faster 1. Keep Trying! Don’t Give Up! Professional athletes practice a lot. They weren’t born professional athletes. A ton of hard work and hours went into being so good at what they do. They could never be a professional soccer or baseball player without trying. If a professional athlete stopped practicing today, their skills would get worse. They... Read more

5 tips overcoming the language barrier

5 tips overcoming the language barrier The source is Reach To Teach One of the biggest worries people have when going to a new country is the language barrier. Any traveler to a new country knows that communication with locals will not be immediate. It takes time and practice to overcome a language barrier, but here are 5 tips to help you get started:   1. Be wary of your words... Read more

5 Tips How to Boost your English Learning

5 Tips How to Boost your English Learning 1. Take a deep breath and SPEAK! The more you think about speaking, the more nervous you will get. Just try speaking more. Next time you go to English class or speak English, count how many times you speak in five or ten minutes. After that, try to speak more. If you spoke one time today, next English class, try to speak two or three times. The... Read more

How to learn a new language without losing your mind?

How to learn a new language without losing your mind? If you are working abroad as an au pair, there is a good chance that one of the reasons you are is to learn a new language. Right? Or you maybe there to perfect a language that you already have started to learn. OR – you’re an au pair simply for the fun of it, and learning a language is part of the deal. Whatever the case, learning a foreign... Read more

Confusing Words in English

Confusing Words in English There are a series of English words which are frequently confused by students. Download the following pdf file to identify them and correct those mistakes. Confusing Words in English... Read more

5 Tips overcoming language barrier

5 Tips overcoming language barrier 1. Don’t shout We have all been there, we have all seen it, we have all commented on it. Those people that can’t get what they want to say across to somebody of another language, so instead they say the exact same sentence, just a few decibels higher. Did this work for you? I didn’t think so. The problem here is that you both speak a... Read more

Is Au Pair Program Abroad Right for You?

Not sure if becoming an au pair abroad is right for you? Test yourself and good luck!