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  1. karlamanc

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    Im teaching my cousin how to speak and understand english, i know english because i was born here but she just came from her country where she took some english courses in college but she still doesnt know how to build complete sentences with the verbs and nouns and all that. do you have any suggestions on where i should start teaching her and how?

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    Where's your cousin from and how old is she? These could both affect her. If she really is a beginner, try starting on smaller bits of language. If she comes from a very different language background, simply learning indiviudal words can be a challenge in itself. In the last six months I have lived in Cambodia and Japan, where each word has to be learned slowly, and is normally forgotten the next day.

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