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.
Do you compliment colleagues at work? Complimenting is a great way to show kindness and appreciation. But what’s the best way to do it in English? Here’s how to do it easily and to be sure your colleagues understand your meaning.
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.
Surprising ways we use vocabulary & grammar to be polite or to be kind in English. Learn how you can use these strategies with your friends & colleagues.
Get 6 essential tips to lead a business meeting in English successfully and without stress! You’ll be better prepared and sound confident when you speak.
Traveling abroad, talking to international clients, or meeting an English speaker? Find out how to have a confident conversation with anyone in English with these 10 questions!
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)
It is always appropriate – in business & in life – to give bad news in a caring way. Be prepared the next time you have to give bad news in English with these useful expressions and advice.