Practice Linking Words and American T Using 10 Common Phrasal Verbs with Get

"In this American accent lesson, you will get loads of practice with linking words and using American T while learning 10 common phrasal verbs with 'get.'"

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5 Words That Don’t Mean What They Used to Mean

Linguist John McWhorter "traces the evolution of five words that have spent millennia drifting from one meaning into another."

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What Did You Say? 4 Tips for Understanding Accents at Work

"Living and working abroad, or even just working on a diverse team with international colleagues, can be exciting—new cultures, languages, and ways of expression are all around you."

"But, it can also be difficult, especially when you don’t understand the conversation. Even if you’re technically speaking the same language, working with people who have dialects or accents you’re not used to can be a very difficult feat."

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Let’s Simplify Legal Jargon

"Tax forms, credit agreements, healthcare legislation: They're crammed with gobbledygook, says Alan Siegel, and incomprehensibly long. He calls for a simple, sensible redesign — and plain English — to make legal paperwork intelligible to the rest of us."

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