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5 Ways To Ask Questions That You Never Thought About!

In this Spoken Pro Tips Blog, learn about how to sound more polite when making requests of people.  The key? Using modal verbs and phrases!  We'll learn how to make more polite sounding requests using statements and questions, and even try an exercise below!

How to Sound More Polite in English!

In this Spoken Pro Tips Blog, learn about how to sound more polite when making requests of people.  The key? Using modal verbs and phrases!  We'll learn how to make more polite sounding requests using statements and questions, and even try an exercise below!

English Rules You Didn't Learn in School!: Words with 2 Stresses!

Back by popular demand! In a new addition of "English Rules You Didn't Learn in School," we take a look words that have 2 stresses: one as a noun and one as a verb!  Try an listen to audio messages and try an exercise as well!

3 English Rules You Didn't Learn in School! (Part II)

In our 2nd post on "3 English Rules You Didn't Learn in School," we take a look at the rules behind when to and when not to pronounce the "-ed" to create the past tense for a verb.  Listen to the embedded audio recordings and practice along as we learn the rules!

3 Important English Rules You Didn't Learn in School! (Part I)

In our first post on "3 English Rules You Didn't Learn in School," we take a look at the rules behind when to use "Un-" or "In-" to create a negative form a word.  Our journey takes us back to the origins of English to figure out the keys to this puzzle!