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Study tips to improve your English before studying abroad

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Mon, 01/17/2022 - 11:44

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Since Covid-19 disrupted our lives in 2020, there has been a spike in people learning new languages. But as the world begins to adjust to a post-Covid future, many students are beginning to look at studying abroad in 2022.

If you are getting ready to head overseas, take the time to brush up on your skills before you go. Follow these four methods to improve your English, including study tips and online resources:

The two-hour English test for student visas and university applications makes study abroad simpler

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Wed, 12/15/2021 - 10:47

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PTE Academic and PTE Academic UKVI tests now take just two hours to complete. It’s the same test, with less stress.

How has this changed the test?

You can rest assured that there are no changes to the overall format, question types or scoring scale. There are simply fewer questions, allowing you to prepare in the same way.

Discover an English-language test that will help you achieve your study abroad dreams

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Mon, 10/04/2021 - 09:48

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When you research English-language tests for study abroad, you may believe that they all assess the same listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. So, what makes the Pearson Test of English Academic stand out and why do so many students choose it for a successful study abroad application?

Six tips for learning English online

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Tue, 09/21/2021 - 13:06

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Learning English online is very different from studying in a physical classroom. There is not always a teacher looking over your shoulder, which means you need to motivate yourself. But the good news is it’s easy to work on your English from the comfort of your own home.

Read our tips to help you stay motivated, focus on learning and put your skills to good use.

Five Instagram accounts to help you learn English

Submitted by ashton.wenborn on Mon, 09/06/2021 - 10:21

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On public transport, in restaurants and at home, people scroll through social media more than ever before. While these platforms are great for staying connected to your social and support networks, social media can also help you learn English and access study resources.

Read more to find out the benefits of using Instagram to learn English, and discover five Instagram accounts to help you study.