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How to Write a Business English Email

How to Write a Business English Email

You already know that not all emails are created equally. The writing style you’d use in an email to an old friend, for example, would be different from how you’d write to a university professor or an online shop’s customer support team.  Knowing what format and writing style to use—and how to use it well—can…

How to Boost Your Business English Skills

How to Boost Your Business English Skills

An English-speaking work environment can be scary if you’re not confident in your English skills. Even if you’re an expert in your industry, being unable to communicate well with co-workers, clients, and management can be a frustrating problem. Below, we offer some tips to help you improve your business English communication skills—from vocabulary to pronunciation—so…

How to Get Your Employees Excited About English

How to Get Your Employees Excited About English

In previous posts, we’ve talked about ways to keep yourself motivated while learning English—by setting personal goals, for example.  But what if you need to motivate someone else?  If you’re an employer whose team members need to improve their English skills, you need to know how to make sure everyone stays on track. In this…

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…

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…

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…

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,…