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…
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.
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.
What is the difference between “Sheila left the meeting” and “Sheila got out of the meeting”?
Let’s look at the differences between go, get out of, and leave.
There are three titles we can use when writing to women: Ms., Mrs. or Miss. Learn when to use each one. We’ll look at the rules, contexts and punctuation. Watch the video and learn everything you need to know in under 2 minutes.
Happy New Year! Have you made any resolutions for 2017? If you are starting English classes or looking for motivation here are 17 learning strategies that will make you more successful.
What are learning strategies?
They are methods, hacks, tips, shortcuts that help you achieve your goals and be more successful. When I teach students I try to give them these types of strategies so they can improve faster and, ultimately. communicate more proficiently.
How to use these suggested English learning strategies:
Try one or two of these ideas at a time. Focus on it for a specific amount of time: for example, a class (e.g. # 9) or a week (e.g. # 4 or 15) or a month (# 1 or # 12). Adding a new learning strategy will reinvigorate your learning. We all like something new and fresh!
Are you busy writing last minute holiday emails or cards?