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Andrea Byaruhanga

Everything You Need to Know About English Pronouns

Everything You Need to Know About English Pronouns

What’s a pronoun?  A pronoun is a word that you use to replace a noun or a noun phrase. That’s simple enough, isn’t it?  Sure, sometimes! Other times, though, using pronouns can be more complex. There are several different English pronouns used in various situations. Below, we explain the English pronouns and how to use…

15 Business Terms for Entrepreneurs

15 Business Terms for Entrepreneurs

The worldwide pandemic has had a huge impact on the job market around the world. With companies having to downsize and lay off employees, more and more people are beginning to look into the idea of working for themselves.  In this article, we discuss 15 common business terms to talk about entrepreneurs (people who start…

10 English Winter Idioms

10 English Winter Idioms

Well, here we are in mid-January—and if you’re in the northern hemisphere, that means it’s winter!  Whether you’re surrounded by lots of snow or just some extra rain, everything is feeling a little extra chilly these days. With cold weather on the brain, we thought it would be a great time to talk about our…

How to Use Indirect Questions in English

How to Use Indirect Questions in English

The way you communicate can make or break a business relationship. On top of keeping communication positive and productive, it’s good to ask things in a polite and respectful way. You can do that by using indirect questions. Stick around as we explain what indirect questions are and how to use them! What is a…

How to Say Numbers in Canadian English

How to Say Numbers in Canadian English

A number is a number, right? Well, not exactly. While two numbers may look the same, they might be expressed very differently depending on how you use them. Let’s discuss the different ways to say numbers in Canadian English. How to say numbers in Canadian English Large numbers Large numbers (those that have more than…

Positive Communication in Business Meetings

Positive Communication in Business Meetings

The way you communicate in business meetings is extremely important, and it comes with challenges. First of all, you have to express yourself clearly so you’re well understood. On top of that, you need to speak positively and respectfully (if you want to keep good business relationships, that is!)  Read on as we list different…

Is Online Language Learning Right for You?

Is Online Language Learning Right for You?

There are plenty of benefits to learning a language online, including convenience and flexibility. Online learning can also offer more relevant and engaging materials than traditional lessons, and the ability to learn with language experts no matter where you’re located. Even with all the obvious benefits, you might still be wondering if online language learning…

Vocabulary for Working Remotely

Vocabulary for Working Remotely

This year has been full of adjustments. For many people, one of the biggest changes has been transitioning from working in an office to working from home.   With the shift to remote work comes a whole lot of new vocabulary to get used to. Let’s have a look at some common expressions to talk about…

How to Track Your English Learning Progress

How to Track Your English Learning Progress

How are your English lessons going? Are you improving? If anyone’s ever asked you that, you might not have known what to say. It can be hard to know exactly how much you’ve learned since you started.  But tracking your progress doesn’t have to be complicated (and it doesn’t have to involve taking a test,…