PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: How to be More Efficient: Stop ‘Precrastinating’

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by BBC. Photo: Pixabay Whether or not we care to admit it, we’re all familiar with procrastination: waiting until the last minute to catch up with pressing tasks, often leading to subpar or incomplete work. The … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: How to be More Efficient: Stop ‘Precrastinating’

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Top 5 Majors of Korean Students in the US

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by Stilt. The U.S. Department of State says that over 60,000 Korean students study in the US each year. Korean students comprise 6.5% of all foreign enrollments in US universities.The allure of American education to Korean students is largely in … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Top 5 Majors of Korean Students in the US

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Countries with the Best (and Worst) English Skills

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. English is the most studied language in the world. However, of the world's more than 1.1 billion non-native English speakers, some speak it better than others. According to Education First (EF), here are the regions with … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Countries with the Best (and Worst) English Skills

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: China Bans Foreign Teaching Materials

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. China's Ministry of Education has banned using teaching materials from outside the country at its primary and middle schools.This includes grades one to nine. Foreign teaching materials are also banned in high schools – grades … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: China Bans Foreign Teaching Materials

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Why Are There Multiple Spellings Of These Everyday Words?

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by Dictionary.com It's often assumed that there is only one right way to spell things in the English language. However, there is no single objective authority on English spelling. English, like many languages, is a living … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Why Are There Multiple Spellings Of These Everyday Words?

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Words That Even Native Speakers Use Incorrectly

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. English learners often say that they want to talk like a native speaker. But did you know that there are many words that even native speakers use incorrectly? Here are some examples."Poisonous" vs. "Venomous"Something that's "poisonous" … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Words That Even Native Speakers Use Incorrectly

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Study Finds Tea Drinkers Have Healthier Brains

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. A study from the National University of Singapore has found that people who drink tea regularly have healthier brains compared to non-tea drinkers.For three years, the researchers studied the brains of 36 adults aged … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: Study Finds Tea Drinkers Have Healthier Brains

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: High School Student Discovers New, Unusual Planet

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. Photo: Pixabay After only three days of working for NASA as an intern, 17-year-old Wolf Cukier discovered something big: he found a new planet.A student of Scarsdale High School in New York, Cukier was … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: High School Student Discovers New, Unusual Planet

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: South Korea Increasingly Using AI for Job Interviews

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by DMM. Photo: Pixabay Companies in South Korea are increasingly using artificial intelligence (AI) when hiring staff, using AI to check resumes and essays, and even conduct interviews. South Korea's Midas IT makes AI interview systems. The … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: South Korea Increasingly Using AI for Job Interviews

PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: How SARS started – and ended

Don’t have any idea on what topic to discuss for Premium Talking Today? Then, please check out this article by The Week. The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus has already overtaken the total of SARS infections recorded during the 2003 outbreak in China, official figures show.During the SARS epidemic 17 years ago, … Continue reading PREMIUM TALKING TIPS: How SARS started – and ended