80% of people give up on their New Year's resolutions by the second week of February. Here are three reasons that may stop you from achieving your English learning goals this year.
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One of the most common questions I'm asked by clients is, "How can I improve my speaking skills?" My first answer is always to practise, but it is not always easy to find people to practise with. So here are 11 creative ways to practise your speaking skills, for free.
Do you have to write emails for work? If you're working or doing business in the UK, it's essential that you are able to communicate professionally by email. A clear structure is essential to make sure you communicate your message clearly and concisely.
Presentation skills are essential at work and in business. But there is more to presenting than simply speaking confidently in front of people. If you want to deliver a presentation with impact, it needs to have these 3 essential ingredients.
The English sounds you find most difficult to learn will depend on your first language. However, here are the most common areas learners need help with. Focus on these and your pronunciation will become much clearer.
Do you worry that people won't understand you because of your accent? Do people often misunderstand what you say? It's probably not your accent causing misunderstanding. Embrace your accent and follow these 3 steps to clearer pronunciation.
If you want to be successful in business in the UK, you need to do more than simply improve your business English. You need to understand the business culture in the UK
Telling stories and anecdotes in English is an essential skill for doing business successfully in the UK. This article outlines 5 ways you can use narrative tenses to create a clear and engaging story.
Are you confused by British humour? Are you unsure whether your colleagues or clients are being serious or joking? Here is a guide to British humour: what it means and how to use it.