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How I Came Up With a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Idea in 20 Minutes

If people are lining up for a product, figure out how to make the line shorter and they'll buy from you.<p>Several years ago I started a hip-hop jewelry ecommerce store. My most popular products were “grillz.” For the unfamiliar, those are the shiny teeth you see a lot of rappers wear. I shipped tens …

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CNN calls Bangkok’s street food best in world…again

Bangkok was named the city with the best street food in the world by CNN for the second year running.CNN noted that it’s nearly impossible to stay …

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How a dictionary writer defines English

Explore Thai Street Food

​Rice - there are three main ways to order rice in Thailand:<p>Khao soi (steamed rice) - served everywhere. The tastiest rice is jasmine type rice but …

Chinese Food

Explore Thailand's Street Food

Bangkok's 9 Royal Temples

There are 9 Royal Temples in Bangkok, each dedicated to a King in the Chakri Dynasty (to whom the current King is from). There is a tradition in …

Thailand

Being Bilingual Helps Keep Our Brains in Shape as We Age

In a café in south London, two construction workers are engaged in cheerful banter, tossing words back and forth. Their cutlery dances during more …

Language

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Why do Hollywood villains always have posh English accents? Science has the answer...

Posh English accents are perceived to be sinister because they imply a higher level of intellect, making evil scheming seem more believable, an expert has claimed.<p>New York-based linguist Chi Luu claims to have come up with a formula to explain why Received Pronunciation (RP) is the ideal villainous …

Online learning improves when you feel like you belong

Completing online courses can be daunting, but that's particularly true if you're in a developing part of the world. It's too easy to feel like you don't belong. Researchers may have a solution, though: giving you activities that help you fit in. An MIT and Stanford study has shown that brief …

It’s not as complicated to learn another Language as you may think

Most of us in the UK and USA just about manage to speak one language reasonably well. So when Kazakhstan's President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, called on …

4 reasons why Synchronous Live Online Training (SOLT™) is the most effective method for learning a new language

<b>Reason 1: Live learner-teacher interaction is proven to succeed</b><p>Your teacher is an ACTIVE support, not a person on the end of an e-mail or a faceless …

“Why do we have two ears and one mouth”? Is Pronunciation Important?

I recently read an article on the importance of pronunciation in language learning and realised, sadly, that teachers are still talking about it 20 …

E-learning? Online learning? M-learning? Unraveling the mysteries of the murky world of learning in cyberspace

<b>Synchronous Communication Tools</b><p>The most basic synchronous tools these days are instant messages and chat-boxes. Online training organisations like …

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6 unique hostels in Bangkok and beyond every traveler should know about

[Coconuts Bangkok x Branded Content] Each hostel is a unique experience in its own.Read more

WebRTC (real-time communication) and the future of online training

​WebRTC Reaching Millions…WebRTC has the ability to reach billions of users on internet-connected mobile devices, as well as every PC or Mac with an …

Should we still be distinguishing between native and non-native English teachers?

One of the most common questions I get asked from clients is: ‘’Are your English teachers native speakers?’’<br>One of the most common complaints I get …

Ask Your English4U Teacher

"I really like my English classes but I'm a little shy, so I never get the chance to speak to my teacher." Does that sound like you? Chailai, a 17 …

Applying to United Kingdom Universities - Part 5

<i>Finally, the concluding part of our series on ‘How to write your personal statement’ for a university place in the UK. If you missed last month’s</i> …

A Walk though Bangkok's Oldtown

Rama VIII Bridge<p>​This is the best time to enjoy Bangkok due to the nice temperatures in the winter time. From late November into February the …