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    CULTISH, book review

    Have you ever seen words being used as a form of power to influence people or common words being used in a way that scared you? CULTISHby Amanda Montell First off, let me say. Amanda is not just an incredibly talented writer and language scholar, she gives me hope and evidence that the future of language and young brains are not as doomed as I thought they were. Every time we chat, I leave the conversation with new ideas, a smile on my brain, and something new to study. She has a gift I rarely see these days. Thanks to Amanda I dived into a thousand articles on the internet…

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    five short tips about pronunciation

    Hey there, I wanna try to post some language content here. Adding that topic as part of my writing and the things I share on this blog is something I’ve been planning for some time because of my love for languages. As long as it’s interesting and that I have something valuable to share, here it goes. So, you’re learning English as your second language, you’re struggling with pronunciation, and you don’t know what to do. Here are five things you can do: 1. Learn IPA Not the beer. IPA stands for International Pronunciation Alphabet, and it looks like those weird symbols you see after a word between slashes in…