Advanced Reading Comprehension English

Lesson #284: ‘That Skill In Living Languages’ – Charlotte Bronte on Teaching and Studying Foreign Languages (‘The Professor’)

In light of the ongoing war and widespread migration of refugees throughout Europe, many of us are reconsidering what languages we are studying and why. In what way does having another language help you? 💭 Practically speaking, it can help us to find a job, to secure accommodation, to make friends and even communicate with […]

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Lesson #198: Appreciating Descriptive Writing from Dickens’ ‘Oliver Twist’

📘 One of Charles Dickens’ most famous novels is Oliver Twist (1838), also one of his earliest works.  Even if you haven’t read the book, you may well have watched one of the musicals or movies that have been made on the story. I watched the 1968 Oliver! musical when I was young, and it has remained one of

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