18 May

The power of questions

The power of questions

Think back to the last conversation you had in English. The chat you had with a colleague in the canteen or corridor, or the one at a networking event. Did you and your conversation partner both speak for roughly the same amount of time or did one of you say much more while the other […]

11 June

Feel uncomfortable speaking English? Some food for thought.

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Feel uncomfortable speaking English? Some food for thought.

    I was seventeen years old and all alone in Germany. I got on a bus and asked the driver for a ticket to my stop ‘Natruper Stra√üe’. He didn‚Äôt understand, I repeated it. No luck. He still had no idea where I wanted to get off and was getting pretty impatient. I tried […]