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05/22/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
After school lets out for the year, or your #English course ends, there are still plenty of ways to keep your #language skills sharp. Setting manageable goals, like learning one new song each week or reading one news article every day, will help you review familiar concepts and learn new words. Follow the link for more good ways to #practice English outside the classroom. And if you’re looking...
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After school lets out for the year or your English course ends

7 Ways to Maintain or Improve Your Foreign Language Skills Every Day During the Summer

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AMIDEAST
05/21/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Prepare for the reading section of the TOEIC exam with simple strategies designed to help you avoid making common mistakes. For example, scanning the multiple-choice questions and the text quickly before reading will help you better comprehend the passage as a whole, and make it easier to eliminate illogical answer choices. If you’re currently studying for the TOEIC exam, make sure to check...
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Prepare for the reading section of the TOEIC exam with simple strategies

How to Succeed on the TOEIC Reading Section

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AMIDEAST
05/20/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Teams of young innovators in the #UAE recently competed against each other in the national round of the 2017 Imagine Cup. The winner, team Green Jam from the American University in Dubai, earned a $15,000 cash prize for their project that promotes sustainability through a reward system for recycling. Green Jam moved forward to the regional round—taking place this weekend in #Lebanon—where they...
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Teams of young innovators in the UAE recently competed against each other

Microsoft announces winners of UAE finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2017

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AMIDEAST
05/19/2017 at 13:05. Facebook
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JORDAN — Join AMIDEAST/Jordan امديست الأردن on Monday, May 22, at 6:00 p.m. for an information session on the Master of Arts in Arab Studies (MAAS) program at Georgetown University. The session will cover scholarship opportunities, programs of study, and more! See you there! [ Ow.ly Link ]

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05/18/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
Business English is different from everyday conversation, partly due to the use of specialized terms. In the #business world, words like “trademark” and “authorization” have specific meanings and uses. Understanding and using these terms correctly will help you succeed in meetings, presentations, and around the office. Check out this article to learn 25 words and phrases commonly used in...
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Business English is different from everyday conversation partly due to the use

Advanced Business English: 25 Words You Need In Your Vocabulary Right Now | FluentU Business English Blog

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Marwa Saleh
Mahd Janoob
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AMIDEAST
05/17/2017 at 10:00. Facebook
There are some easy (and free!) ways to get English listening practice that is both useful and fun. For example, listening to content on YouTube, such as TED talks and comedy routines, will expose you to English in a variety of contexts while allowing you to use subtitles to catch words or phrases you might have missed. Check out the full article for more practical ways to improve your English...
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There are some easy and free ways to get English listening practice

3 Fun Ways to Practice English Listening for All Levels | FluentU English

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Shaden Kassem
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AMIDEAST
05/15/2017. Facebook
Preparing for a standardized test includes a lot of studying, but it also involves a bit of planning and logistics. You should be sure to have everything ready on the big day so that you don’t have any last minute worries. Knowing where your test center is, how you plan to get there, and having your ID and supplies ready can really make a difference! Check out this article for more tips to...
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SAT Test Day Tips: 10 Tips to Make Life a Little Easier on Test Day | Knewton

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Mario Nabil
AMIDEAST
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05/14/2017. Facebook
Animal references are very popular in English expressions, such as a “snail’s pace” or “dog eat dog.” Sometimes the meaning is obvious, but other times it’s not so clear. Read this article that lists 25 of the most frequently used animal idioms and explains their meanings and origins—learning how to use and understand them will help you sound more like a native English speaker!
Animal references are very popular in English expressions such as a snails

25 Amazing Animal Idioms in English | FluentU English

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Med Elmissari
Mahd Janoob
احمد الحمادي
AMIDEAST
AMIDEAST
05/13/2017. Facebook
For Teacher Appreciation Week this year, we wanted to highlight the contributions of #Arabic teachers in K-12 schools in the United States. Ahmed Abdulaziz is one of these teachers, working at an elementary school in Chicago, Illinois, where he is teaching young students some basic Arabic words in a fun and engaging way! Ahmed is part of the Teachers of Critical Languages Program - TCLP, which...
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05/12/2017. Facebook
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EGYPT — Be sure to catch AMIDEAST.Egypt at their booth tomorrow (Saturday, May 13) on the second day of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt Employment Fair. The event will be held at the Conrad Cairo Hotel. To register for the fair, fill out this form: [ Ow.ly Link ].

GAZA — If you have children between...
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Yasser Haboush
Mohamed Al Boker
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AMIDEAST
05/11/2017. Facebook
Some students think they need to completely master the English language before studying at an English-language #university. But that's not true! Although you do need to be at a high proficiency to succeed, you will also continue to learn and improve your #English through your academic study. Here are some good tips to make sure your English keeps improving while you pursue your degree!
Some students think they need to completely master the English language before

4 Study Habits That Help ESL College Students Regardless of Major

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Brahim Sabai
Mahd Janoob
Qusai ALmoqadam
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AMIDEAST
05/10/2017. Facebook
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week—the perfect time to highlight our Professional Certificate in English Language Teaching (PCELT), an internationally recognized certificate that provides a competitive edge to #English language #teachers. Amideast Kuwait held its first PCELT course during March and April, and we are happy to announce that 12 secondary-school teachers from the Ministry of Education...
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Its Teacher Appreciation Weekthe perfect time to highlight our Professional Certificate in
Helena Simas
AMIDEAST
AMIDEAST
05/08/2017. Facebook
If you’re a recent graduate searching for your first job, don’t let a lack of interview experience stop you from performing well in interviews throughout your job search. Thoroughly researching the organization beforehand and rehearsing a few short anecdotes about your experiences will allow you to show off the skills you’ve learned in university and how they align with the job description....
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AMIDEAST
05/07/2017. Facebook
Like Arabic, the English language contains a huge number of words, which allows for greater precision and variety in writing and speaking. To reach advanced fluency, you’ll want to know and use a more diverse selection of words rather than repeating the same ones over and over again. As an example, this article suggests 10 alternative words for the adjective “good” and explains the nuances and...
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Like Arabic the English language contains a huge number of words which
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AlHassan Mansoor
Bakeel Obyan
AMIDEAST
AMIDEAST
05/06/2017. Facebook
As part of his goal to connect with diverse American communities and foster mutual understanding, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg met with a group of Muslim students at the University of Michigan last week. The students, many of them immigrants from #Palestine, #Jordan, and #Iraq, shared stories with Zuckerberg and discussed various topics such as community, faith, and education. In a...
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Mark Zuckerberg hung out with Muslim students to hear their stories

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Marwan Alssalal
ندى القدسي
Fahmi Zaid
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05/05/2017. Facebook
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LEBANON — If you’re looking to expand your skills and gain recognition in the workplace, consider the Project Management Professional (PMP) certification training course at AMIDEAST/Lebanon. The next course begins Monday, May 8, and runs through May 19. For more details and registration information, visit this...
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Fahmi Zaid
Ahmed Aldhalae
Nashwan Algaithi
AMIDEAST
AMIDEAST
05/04/2017. Facebook
Preparing for the TOEFL iBT is a lot of hard work, but there are many simple techniques you can use to help you succeed. For example, instead of trying to write overly complex sentences, focus instead on concise responses using correct grammar. Writing your essay with a clear, unified structure is another easy way to improve your score. Find more practical tips and reminders for the TOEFL...
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Preparing for the TOEFL iBT is a lot of hard work but

Learn English free and chat in English online at English, baby!

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Marwa Saleh
Tawfeeq Hajar
Lakhdar Mohamed Amine
AMIDEAST
AMIDEAST
05/03/2017. Facebook
Many English verbs follow a simple conjugation rule that adds “-ed” to make past tense (work/worked). But “irregular” verbs are more difficult because they don’t follow the same rule! Some examples include build/built and think/thought. Check out this article for tips on remembering irregular verbs and using them correctly in writing and in conversation!
Many English verbs follow a simple conjugation rule that adds ed to

The 8 Top Tricks for Remembering Irregular English Verbs | FluentU English

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AMIDEAST
05/01/2017. Facebook
If you’re considering studying in the United States, creating a sample budget is an important part of the process. A sample budget will include estimates for all the expenses, from big items like tuition and plane tickets to smaller items such as a cell phone bill. Having a good estimate of your total expenses will help you figure out how much financial aid you may need. Financial planning is...
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If youre considering studying in the United States creating a sample budget

International Students: Explore a Sample College Budget

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Saad Dibi
Hossam King
AMIDEAST
AMIDEAST
04/30/2017. Facebook
While preparing for an interview, chances are you’ve researched the company and rehearsed some responses—but have you thought about the importance of body language and posture? Studies show that these non-verbal factors really make an impression with potential employers and can help you land the job! Read this article to learn how to maximize your employment prospects by making a few simple...
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While preparing for an interview chances are youve researched the company and

6 Body Language Tips for Successful Job Interviews

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