From Frustrated to Fun – How 4 People Found the Motivation to Learn English

By Sarah Li Cain Let’s face it, learning English is hard. There will be times when it’s difficult to get motivated because you’re frustrated with the language. There may be grammar concepts you don’t quite understand, or you just can’t …

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Job Interviews in English – 5 Free Lessons to Help You Succeed

By Alex Taylor Job interviews make most people nervous, but when the interview is in English, it’s even worse! Before your next interview in English it is important to prepare, to maximise your chances of getting that job. So we …

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From Good to Great – 4 Techniques to Perfect Your English

By Sarah Li Cain So you’ve gotten pretty good at communicating with clients and colleagues in English. Now what? Are you happy with ‘good enough’, or do you want to be great? When it comes to learning a language your …

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How Celebrities Learn English – 4 Tips from Shakira, Schwarzenegger and Penelope Cruz

By Sarah Li Cain Do you think that your English is not fluent enough to survive in an English speaking country? Think again. If you are skeptical, let me tell you a story of someone you almost certainly know… He …

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How to Prepare an Awesome Presentation in English

By Marie-Anne Duffeler That was a great introduction your boss just delivered. The room is quiet and now it is your turn…your turn to speak. Maybe you need to present your team, or deliver a sales pitch, or explain some …

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The Complete Guide to Improving Your English Pronunciation

By Elena Foulkes Do you sometimes find it difficult to make yourself understood – even though you know you are using the correct English? Do you find it hard to understand mother-tongue English speakers? Are you anxious about having phone …

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6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Learning Business English

By Sarah Li Cain Your palms are sweaty. You re-adjust your tie, waiting for the meeting to start. When everyone arrives, you start your presentation. You are so worried about mispronouncing words that you barely speak loud enough for your …

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Communicate Better in English – Our New Sign Fails

We recently launched a poster campaign called ‘Communicate Better in English’, which features some funny, ironic or just confused sign fails. We’ve received a lot of comments and requests so we have decided to list below the complete series.

How to Speak English With Confidence in 9 Easy Steps

By Sarah Li Cain Do you still feel nervous about speaking English to others, even though you’ve spent a long time studying English? You’re not the only one. Just like you, many people who are learning English don’t practice speaking …

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How to Master English Verb Grammar – A guide for Italians

By Elena Foulkes Are you confused by the difference between the Present Simple and the Present Continuous? Or between the Present Perfect and Past Simple? By the end of this article everything will be much clearer. A famous Italian, Vilfredo …

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The Secret to Memorizing English Vocabulary and Grammar

By Irena Dewey Do you have problems remembering English vocabulary or expressions? Do you find it difficult to memorize idiomatic expressions or slang? Do you struggle to understand grammar concepts? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you’re …

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