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Common English Pronunciation Mistakes By Native Chinese Speakers in Hong Kong

Posted on January 6, 2021 by Q-Admin in ,

When we start learning a foreign language, we come across new unfamiliar sounds and stress and intonation patterns. Before we truly master them, we tend to cope by applying the pronunciation rules of our native language and using familiar sounds instead of foreign ones. While it is a common and natural situation, it can also…

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English Expressions About Being Positive & Optimistic

Posted on July 13, 2020 by Q-Admin in

In order to bring a little positivity into your life strictly through language, this blog post will help you to learn some great English expressions about being positive and optimistic. We have faced extremely challenging times here in Hong Kong over the last few years. The recent outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused drastic…

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New English Words Created Because of Covid-19

Posted on May 8, 2020 by Q-Admin in

The English language is constantly evolving. It is said that English speakers add around 1000 new words every year. Though according to some sources the figure is actually much higher. Global Language Monitor estimates that there are approximately 5400 new English words created each year. To make it into the most commonly used English Dictionaries,…

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English Word Stress is No Stress if You Follow These Simple Rules

Posted on April 29, 2020 by Q-Admin in

In our previous post, we shared 12 great tips to help you improve your English pronunciation.  For tip number nine, Understanding Word Stress & Sentence Stress, we explained the importance of word stress for communicating effectively in English. In this post, we delve a little deeper into the subject. What is Word Stress? The stress…

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How To Improve English Pronunciation – 12 Great English Speaking Tips!

Posted on April 17, 2020 by Q-Admin in

Speaking English With an Accent It’s time you learned how to improve your English pronunciation, right? I thought so! Speaking English as a non-native speaker generally means speaking with an accent. In some cases that accent may be so heavy that people find it difficult to understand what you are saying. This can be frustrating…

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What To Expect From An English Class At Q Language, Hong Kong

Posted on December 10, 2014 by Q-Admin in

The first day at school as a student or a teacher can be nerve-racking.  If you’re thinking about coming to study English with us, you may be interested to know what to expect from an English class at Q Language in Hong Kong.   Early Days At Q Language When I first started teaching at…

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