January 29, 2020 How-to

How to Put Together A Memorable (For All the Right Reasons) Technical Resume

A resume doesn’t necessarily get you the job, but it gets you into a position where you can get the job. Your resume stands you out from the crowd and secures that all-important interview. If you work (or are seeking to work) in a technical role, here’s how you can produce a fantastic resume (also […]

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January 23, 2020 How-to

How-To Make Great Questions

What’s the source of great answers? Great questions of course! Asking the right question at the right time is the key to getting the information you need. Here’s how you can do it. Using the right structure If English is not your native language, or even if it is, then using the correct structure is […]

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January 17, 2020 How-to

A Beginner’s Guide to Teaching English

Teaching English to foreign learners, called ESL (English as a second language) teaching, or TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language) teaching, can be an immensely enjoyable and rewarding job. Not only can you assist eager learners to help achieve their goals, but you get to meet so many different people and can even use […]

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January 13, 2020 How-to

How to Communicate Better at Work

We could all be better communicators. Even if you think you are pretty good at getting your ideas across, how can you improve? Do you listen well? How about your writing? Is it clear? Communication involves more than you think. Here’s how you can start to make improvements with your workplace communication. Listen better Being […]

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January 3, 2020 How-to

How to Learn the English You Need to Travel

English is the international language, and as a result, having some English for when you visit foreign countries – even those which do not have English as a first language – will help you. These days it’s almost as essential as your passport. Why English? English is the language of the world. Of course, not […]

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December 30, 2019 How-to

How to Shop in English

Did you know shop is a verb as well as a noun? But usually, in English, we say do the shopping or go shopping, although you could also shop, or go to the shop, or go to the store. English! Shopping is necessary whatever language you speak, so here is some of the very best shopping […]

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December 11, 2019 How-to

10 Tips for Writing a Great Resume

Penning a great resume is no easy task. However, with the right advice, and the right structure, you can produce a document that really helps you stand out from the crowd. Here are ten great tips for putting together a resume that has real positive impact. Start with the relevant details English language resumes tend […]

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December 9, 2019 How-to

How to Apologize in English

What is language? It’s how we communicate, right? It is, but language is also an extension of our culture – perhaps the most obvious example we have of it, other than perhaps our food. What that means is that, when we learn another language, we are learning another culture – we cannot do one without […]

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December 2, 2019 How-to

How To Word A Request for Help

Did you know that one in five adults in the United States suffer from some form of mental struggle every single year? That can range from feelings of severe depression to mild anxiety, but it is an incredible number, and if you are one of those 20%, then you can see that you are far […]

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December 2, 2019 How-to

How to Use Transition Words

Transition words. You know, conjunctions? Connectors? Linkers! Whatever you call them, these words are integral to the English language. Otherwise, every story ever told would read something like this. ‘Yesterday I went skiing. It was cold. I wore a warm ski suit. I went to the top of the mountain. I fell over. I broke […]

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