9 January

Eliminate these seven errors for better English emails

Eliminate these seven errors for better English emails

  Over the years I’ve noticed that there are some mistakes which crop up time and time again in emails. Although these errors don’t usually prevent the recipient from understanding what is meant, they do prevent the sender from making a really good impression. So why not eliminate them?   Can you spot the mistakes? I’ve […]

9 January

Improve your English with TED

Improve your English with TED

  In case you’re not already familiar with TED talks, these are short talks by people from all over the world on a wide range of topics (no longer limited to the original three areas of Technology, Entertainment, Design). For me it’s precisely this huge variety of topics that makes them so fascinating. Many speakers are […]

29 January

Small talk: Finding a topic to talk about.

  The British have got a reputation for talking about the weather. I’m no exception, but I’m very happy to talk about other topics, too. 😉 So if chatting about the weather doesn’t appeal to you, that’s still no reason to avoid small talk. You’re free to bring up other subjects. And in case you’re unsure what […]