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Phrasal Verbs For The Workplace

Phrasal Verbs For The Workplace

Category: Language Training | 2018-10-17

Phrasal verbs are a necessary part of learning English, but it's understandable that they can be frustrating for non-native speakers. There are an awful lot of phrasal verbs in English, and there's no real trick to learning them other than ... [Read more]

Read Your Way To Better Business English

Read Your Way To Better Business English

Category: Business English Skills, Language Training | 2018-10-11

I'm a big believer in real-world, practical ways to learn languages. Learning grammar is a great way to learn the basics of a language, but there's nothing like reading and speaking with native speakers to really kick your language learning ... [Read more]

What Type Of English Is This???

What Type Of English Is This???

Category: Business English Skills, Language Training | 2018-10-04

I've had this talk many times with my students. When I first take on a new lesson, I'll ask them what they want to focus on and what they would like to learn. Nine times out of ten, they'll say, ... [Read more]

The Phone Call: Terror of The Language Learner

The Phone Call: Terror of The Language Learner

Category: Business English Skills, Language Training | 2018-09-13

Even after almost ten years of studying the language, I still get butterflies when I have to make a phone call in German. So I can completely understand when my students say that they find making phone calls difficult. Personally, I ... [Read more]

English For The Finance Sector

English For The Finance Sector

Category: Business English Skills, Language Training | 2018-09-06

Financial matters can be a little complicated sometimes, so if you work in finance (or even just have something to do with finance) it is important to know certain words and terms. If you do any work in English, then ... [Read more]

English For The Stock Market

English For The Stock Market

Category: Language Training | 2018-08-31

The stock market can be a confusing thing, especially if you're making your first foray into investing or just starting out with Business English. However, it's such an important part of the economy that it's useful to know a few ... [Read more]

Negotiate Like A Pro

Negotiate Like A Pro

Category: Business English Skills | 2018-08-23

For anyone who has ever worked in a company, or even had a job interview, you know that negotiation is part of the game. You need to learn to negotiate with other people for many aspects of life: whether it's ... [Read more]

Listening Skills 101

Listening Skills 101

Category: Language Training | 2018-08-02

Do you remember when you were learning a language in school, and your teacher played tape recordings of dialogues for you to practice your listening skills? Or you would have to pretend to be on the phone with another student ... [Read more]

Writing an Email: Part 4 of 4 – The Closing

Writing an Email: Part 4 of 4 – The Closing

Category: Business English Skills | 2018-07-19

Over the past few weeks, we've gone over every aspect of writing a business email, from the greetings, how to pick the right tone, and how to write a successful body. So now we come to the final installment in ... [Read more]

Writing an Email: Part 3 of 4 – The Body

Writing an Email: Part 3 of 4 – The Body

Category: Language Training | 2018-07-12

There are many aspects to writing a business email that come into play, like proper greetings, tone, and more. This week, we'd like to focus on the body of a business email, and how you can write it in an ... [Read more]

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