COMPASS BLOG

Articles and lessons created to nurture learning.

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10 Ways to Improve Your Accent

Mastering a foreign accent is one of the most challenging aspects of learning a language, particularly when the target language is from a different language family than your native one.

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How to Show Respect in Other Cultures

A common worry when traveling to a foreign country, learning a language or otherwise interacting with foreigners is that you could be, well. . . completely misunderstood.

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The Difference Between ESL and EFL

The distinction between ESL and EFL comes from the native language of the country in which instruction is being given. An ESL classroom is one in which English is the primary national language.

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City Spotlight: Palo Alto

Explore all that the city of Palo Alto, CA has to offer! A technology hub, this popular city contributes much to the cultural landscape of the Bay Area.

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