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So, You Have to Speak English in Public? Don’t Be Nervous!

You need to give a presentation in English. You need to talk to someone in English over the phone. You need to prepare for a job interview that will be done in English. You need to pitch a sale in … Continue reading

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What kind of English? American… British… Australian…?

Have you heard the joke about the Australian who came to America and drove his car at a reckless speed and got into a terrible accident? The police arrived and reprimanded him by saying, “Did you come here to die?” … Continue reading

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Pearls of Wisdom from English Learners

There are so many English learners all over the world. They are at different levels. Some take English lessons in public schools, some in private schools, and some are self taught. Some have native English speakers to converse with and … Continue reading

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What It Feels Like to Have 500,000 Users – Olympic Gold, Move Over!

Well, it is hard to believe, but Speakingpal has already reached the 500,000 mark! Getting this kind of response does not come without a lot of planning and hard work. And we are not afraid of hard work! Coders coding … Continue reading

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Making a New Product – Let’s Make a Game Out of It!

Ok, so we have a flagship product. We’ve received positive feedback. We’ve won awards. But we need to keep on moving forward. Now we want to provide new offerings to our customers. But what? We want to offer quality education, … Continue reading

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We Want You to Succeed

We know that it is difficult to learn English. We understand that you really want to learn this international language. You want to be understood by everyone in the world!  We also know that you may not have many English … Continue reading

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Pronunciation Practice Tips from SpeakingPal

So, you want to know how to speak in English and be understood by others. You look up a word in the dictionary and see funny symbols for the pronunciation (phonetic symbols) that you don’t understand, or better yet, you … Continue reading

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Oh, How Language Learning Has Changed!

Latin. That is what you would have learned if you were learning a second language before the 18th century. In particular, Latin grammar. That’s why they were called “grammar schools”.  Not very helpful if you actually wanted to talk to … Continue reading

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Co-Producing with a Giant

  SpeakingPal was at the recent BETT Show in London, showing our co-produced product with ETS (Educational Testing Service), SpeakingPal Plus! ETS is the world’s leading brand in educational testing services and is the creator of the well-known TOEFL and … Continue reading

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SpeakingPal is at the BETT Show! Booth N67!

SpeakingPal is at the Bett Show in Olympia, London, from January 11-14, where we are showing a co-produced product, SpeakingPal Plus! We can be found with ETS, Educational Testing Services, at booth number N67 located at Olympia 2 Level 1 … Continue reading

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