Happy Friday! Here are five of the best articles and resources we found this week for English learners.

44 Resume Writing Tips

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Looking for a job in the U.S.? Here’s a huge list of valuable tips to help you polish your resume.

Your Guide to the 2016 U.S. Presidential Elections: Part 4

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It’s election season in the U.S. This fourth in a series of posts from ESL Podcast explains a little about the election process and some of the news stories about the candidates.

Visa Interview Videos – Vietnam

English USA presents a selection of videos to help Vietnamese students prepare for their visa interviews, including this video from the U.S. Counsulate General in Ho Chi Minh City. The videos are in Vietnamese.

Affect vs. Effect

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These two words confuse Americans, too! Grammarly offers a clear explanation of the differences in grammar and meaning.

Making Small Talk

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Get some tips from Kenneth Beare for breaking the ice in business and social situations. The article also lists which topics are and are not appropriate for small talk.