Have you ever told someone that you literally died from embarrassment? Most likely – and you’re not alone. However, this phrase happens to be incorrect English. Colloquial English is littered with misused phrases and words that, in the wrong setting, can make extremely smart people seem very dumb. Unfortunately these words are often used in the context of trying to sound intelligent or knowledgeable about a subject. For ESL learners, perhaps nothing is more embarrassing for than being called out on improper English when they are trying to make a good impression – especially in the workplace.Read more
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There are more similarities than differences between Business English and General English. They both require the development of core skills such as: speaking, vocabulary building, reading, writing grammar, pronunciation and listening comprehension.Read more
English is the de facto language used in today’s business world and is essential in the global economy that is becoming more and more competitive by the day. Learning Business English can be beneficial for an employer as well as an employee since it can lead to career advancement and business growth. Read more
“I wish I could learn how to speak…” We’ve all imagined how learning a foreign language would change our lives. It’s like hitting the Powerball, except the odds of learning Spanish or Chinese is way higher than 1 in 292 million. There is no good reason why you shouldn’t consider learning a new language, while there are...Read more
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