Sep 1
Sep 1

10 conseils pour apprendre une langue étrangère

Apprendre une langue étrangère, ce n'est pas forcément évident. Vocabulaire, verbes irréguliers, grammaire, accent… Toute une panoplie de difficultés qui font souvent peur avant même d'avoir commencé ! Pourtant, l'apprentissage d'une seconde langue est source d'enrichissement personnel et permet d'ouvrir de nombreuses portes professionnelles. Voici 10 conseils fournis pas le Huffingpton Post pour faciliter l'apprentissage […]

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Nov 1
Nov 1

Read and Solve Riddles to Practice Reading Comprehension. It’s Fun!

Riddles or brain teasers are a great way to practice your reading comprehension.
You can practice not just your reading comprehension but read these aloud to another person to practice your pronunciation as well. Being comprehensible is vital to solving any riddle!

Here is one from Einstein: GARDENS

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Mar 1
Mar 1

Business Writing: Best Practices for Bullet Points

The days of long sentences in long paragraphs are long gone. Our readers need to retrieve information fast. An excellent way to help them do this is to lay out information in bulleted lists. Definition: A "bullet point" is an item introduced by a dot ("bullet") or a similar icon, like this: This is an […]

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Feb 1
Feb 1

Riddles/Brain Teasers

Riddles are a nice and fun way to practice your comprehension.  They're great because they're short and sweet, but they make you think for a while. The best part is that you're forced to say the English sentences over and over until you figure it out….or give up (preferably the former). This repetition is great for your practice […]

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Jan 0
Jan 0

ENGLISH VOCABULARY: Acroynyms and Abbreviations

Abbreviations and Acronyms for Business English Word / Meaning @ at a/c account AGM annual general meeting a.m. ante meridiem  (before  noon) a/o account of  (on behalf of) FYI for your information ASAP as soon as possible ATM automated teller machine (cash dispenser) attn for the attention of approx approximately cc copy to (bcc:  blind […]

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Nov 0
Nov 0

What happens in the brain when you learn a language?

Learning a foreign language can increase the size of your brain. This is what Swedish scientists discovered when they used brain scans to monitor what happens when someone learns a second language. The study is part of a growing body of research using brain imaging technologies to better understand the cognitive benefits of language learning. […]

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Sep 0
Sep 0

Conversation Questions: Job Interview

 Practice Questions for Job Interviews: Can you tell me something about yourself? What do you know about our organization? Why do you want to work for us? What can you do for us that someone else can't? What do you find most attractive about this position? Why should we hire you? What do you look for […]

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Jun 0
Jun 1
Jun 1

Dos and Don’ts of Learning English

3 More Do’s And Don’ts When Learning English       When acquiring any second language, not just the English language any student must know that there are as many do’s as there are don’ts in the learning process. This means that even the best intentions and work ethic can lead to disastrous results if a […]

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