Nervous or shy when you express ideas in English? Learn the real phrases and expressions native speakers use in English to introduce their ideas.
If you have to give bad news in English, do you avoid it? Most of us do. It feels awful and uncomfortable. But here’s how to give bad news in a caring way.
Did you know that being assertive can help you manage stress and negative emotions, deal with uncomfortable situations, and express yourself more effectively? Plus you’ll sound more confident. Get 5 strategies to help you be assertive in English.
Whether you’re on the phone, chatting with neighbors, and talking in a business meeting, you may need to tell someone to wait. Here’s how to do that in English.
Here’s how to politely deal with those uncomfortable questions you don’t want to answer in English and move on in the conversation.
In a text, the word “good” can mean 😀 (great!), 🙂 (good), or 😐 (just okay). The emoji gives us the clue. But how do you do this when speaking? Intonation! Intonation changes meaning in English and is essential for advanced speaking skills. Learn how to use and understand intonation in English.
After years of practice, is speaking English still stressful, uncomfortable, and frustrating for you? If English fluency and confidence is your goal and you’ve been studying for years but you still feel shy or nervous, you might be making one of these mistakes. Learn how to avoid these 5 mistakes today.
Did you know saying “maybe” to an invitation could be rude? It might sound like you don’t want to go. Get more polite ways to say yes, no, & maybe in English.
Did you know it’s common in daily conversation & in job interviews to hear this question: “So, how would you describe yourself?” — How would you answer the question? Use this lesson to learn real-life English vocabulary for describing personalities in English.
At work or university, with colleagues and friends, in a business meeting or a discussion with your professor, sometimes it is necessary to disagree or say no. Get three simple strategies to help you disagree and express your opinion for those prickly situations at work. (Prickly = irritable, frustrating, disagreeable)