The CBC ran a news piece about the isolated villages that are found along the coast of the province. These places are called Newfoundland Outports.Usually, you can only reach them by ferry. The government is encouraging people to leave them…
Here are five quick games to practice vocabulary about the body and face. They are drag and drop games. Match the word to the part of the picture. Enjoy!
Do you waste too much time writing emails?
When we write in our second language we spend a lot more time worrying about the message and the language.
Try this game out!
How to use suggest in a sentence. We often want to give advice or persuade other people when we speak. One useful word in these situations is suggest. If we suggest something, we put it forward for consideration. But be careful! There is…
There are three words to watch out for when talking about scheduling a meeting. Can you correct the false friends? Read on for the explanation.
We have a couple options for email greetings. When choosing an email greeting, think about your own style, the company’s style and the person you are writing to. Here are five options with some tips on how to use each greeting.
Laisser in French can be translated to leave or let in English. This causes a lot of confusion for French speakers learning English. Look at these examples and try this simple trick to figure out if you should use leave or let.
You may be asking: Do I really have to use dear when writing business emails and letters?
My short answer is yes.
One of my students came across the expression: rub it in. Let’s look at the meaning, example sentences, pronunciation and synonyms.
Question: How do I write the date in English? Sometimes I write: “I will meet you on the 8 of March 2019.” Other times I write “…on Thursday, the 18th of June.” I never know how to write the date in a sentence properly! Help!
Answer: Don’t worry you are not alone. I have seen my clients write some very creative date formats in English. You are almost there! We just need to change the word order. It’s important to remember that we say and write dates differently.
I am going to give you two choices about how to write a date in English properly.