The Best Podcasts for Learning Business English

The Best Podcasts for Learning Business English

There’s English, and then there’s business English. Even if you studied English extensively in school and have a good level of fluency, using English in the workplace could introduce you to many words and phrases you’ve never heard before. If it makes you feel better,...
Hey, Y’all! A Tour of 7 Southern Accents and Dialects

Hey, Y’all! A Tour of 7 Southern Accents and Dialects

People the world over have probably heard Southern accents and dialects in movies or TV shows. But did you know that there are actually several variations of English in the Southern U.S.? Even as regional accents and dialects fade away across the U.S., the richness...
What is Reading Fluency and Why Is It Important?

What is Reading Fluency and Why Is It Important?

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may have noticed that we talk a lot about fluency in speaking your target language. There’s a good reason for this. Conversational practice is the fastest way of mastering another language. But if you are working every day...
How Long Does It Take to Learn English?

How Long Does It Take to Learn English?

At Fluency Corp, we’ve helped countless professionals improve their English skills. While our clients come from a variety of fields, they all have one thing in common: They’re eager to know how long it will take to accomplish their goals and reach a certain level of...
Where Do Accents Come From?

Where Do Accents Come From?

Where do accents really come from? Why do people even have an accent? Formal language classes focus on reading and writing from the first day of class. This causes us to input what we know about reading and writing on the new language before we even hear it. That...

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