Tongue twisters to improve pronunciation

28 April, 2017
Erin O'Neill

Tongue twisters are a collection of words or phrases that are difficult to say correctly. They are also a great tool for language learners to use to practise their English pronunciation.

These fun phrases can be difficult for even native speakers, with confusing alliteration and combinations of similar words. 

IELTS: Tips for test day

21 April, 2017
TLG Team

So, you’ve prepared yourself and booked a test. You know the location and the date. The days are counting down and the time for you to finally show what you can do is coming. However, there may a few things about sitting the actual test that your textbook didn’t tell you. 

What is Cockney rhyming slang?

10 April, 2017
Erin O'Neill

Is the dog and bone ringing? Could you brew me up a cup of Rosie lee? If you’re confused, you mustn’t be fluent in Cockney rhyming slang. Said to originate in London’s East End in the mid-19th century, these once widely-used slang phrases have slipped out of the popular vernacular in recent times. 

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