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Stuck on Confusing Words

confusing wordsEnglish is a tricky language for many reasons. There are a lot of rules and exceptions to those rules, Of course, sometimes it gets even more confusing when you are talking to others. For some students it may be a challenge due to being a multilingual learner. They may confuse how one language works compared to another. Other children may be very literal, and have a hard time with words and phrases which have multiple meanings. In addition to this, some may miss how tone and body language can alter the meaning of speech. This is why it is important to take time during sessions to work with students who struggle with a variety of language and conversational skills. If they have additional practice, it will boost their confidence and more with time. Read More »