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 […]

18 November

Again what learned ;-)

Again what learned ;-)

The first time a German said “equal goes it loose” to me, I had no idea what he was talking about and why he found it so hilarious. He explained and I managed a smile, but still didn’t find it that funny. Was this German humour? Direct translations from German into “English” have exploded since […]

14 October

Grammar – Putting it in perspective

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Grammar – Putting it in perspective

More important than perfect grammar or pronunciation is being able to say what you want to say: more confidently, with less effort, without upsetting anyone – and sound like yourself. That’s what it says on my website and it’s something I strongly believe.   Yet grammar causes a lot of people headaches Not only are […]