June 15, 2013

Weekly Finds: June 15, 2013

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Every week, we’ll be sharing a list of posts, stories, news, or opinions that we've run across the Internet during the past week or two. We won't be discussing them in detail here, but we do encourage you to check them out as they could contain valuable ideas and insights for your IELTS exam.

If you're ready, here we go...


When to use 'THE' with country names

When do we use the with countries, continents, and landmarks? Check out this lesson to find out.


Vowel Pronunciation – u (uh/oo)

Vowel sounds in English are very confusing! In this video, learn the difference between the oo and u sounds. Youll learn the difference in sound between words like: full & fool, pull & pool, Luke & look, and more.


Language Learning Begins in Womb

Long before parents start watching their words, it seems, their kids are taking in everything they say.


How to Train Your Brain to Stay Focused

Understand how your brain reacts to distractions and use these three tips to help you stay focused and get things done.


How to Project Confidence

The author shares four tips to help you appear confident. These could be used in your Speaking exam.


New Jargon: 9 New Words To Add To Your Business Vocabulary

According to Trendwatching website, the following words and phrases will likely be in your business vernacular for 2013. Start learning them now.


Coordination: Practice in Building, Combining, and Revising Sentences (Part Two)

The author teaches us how to use coordinating words, phrases, and clauses.