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How to Use Podcasts to Improve your English How to Use Podcasts to Improve your English – by Mark Smith   What is a podcast? A podcast is a recording that is downloadable or streamable to your computer or smartphone. The recordings are usually part of a series. Over the last few yea...

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Why 30 plus English for life and work is a special course For those students who are over 30, I would highly recommend the new WSE 30+ course. It is a unique course at WSE unlike our other General English courses because it is only open to those learners who are aged 30 and above. This means if you are over...

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A Guide to Proficiency Level English Idioms How to sound natural when speaking English In learning a language, like in dreaming, it’s the strangest things that lodge in your head. Of the few idioms I learnt in Spanish, easily the most memorable was ‘No es moco de pavo’which t...

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5 English Netflix Series You Should Watch to Improve Your English   Do you often find yourself binge-watching your favourite series on Netflix instead of doing your homework? Well, for English language students watching English TV shows is one of the most beneficial things you could do! Watching TV is a brilli...

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5 Brilliant Ways to Improve your English in London When new students come to WSE, we always get asked the same question: “How can I improve my English quickly?” If they’re already taking an English course in the UK, then they’re definitely on the right track. Face to face tuit...

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30 Essential English Idioms to Help You Sound Like a Native Idioms are used frequently in everyday life by native English speakers, which makes them really useful for English language students who want to sound natural and confident. Idioms are often confusing when translated literally, so make sure you learn...

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What is Etymology? Etymology is the study of the origin of words and the way in which they have developed throughout history. For English language students, discovering the origin of words can help them to develop a rich and varied vocabulary. This blog will introduce ...

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5 Language Tips for Spanish Speakers Our Marketing Manager, Kieran, lived in Mexico for a couple of years, where he taught English to university and high school students. In this blog he is going to give you a few tips on how to avoid some common errors that Spanish speakers make. We ar...

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