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Irregular Verbs Learning Game | Macmillan

Irregular Verbs Learning Game | Macmillan | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
Improve your knowledge of irregular verb forms with our irregular verb wheel game

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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Fun! Give it a try. Learners will enjoy.

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Amélie Silvert's comment, January 18, 2013 11:43 AM
click on a verb and pupils can anticipate. Only it's free. If not try the traditional web list. Heads spinning too after a while though.
Arlete's comment, January 21, 2013 11:22 AM
Achei útil! Gostei muito!
Lavinia Ionica's curator insight, May 26, 2013 1:11 AM

I'd like to see this for mobile Learning ...

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Stop making these 15 body language mistakes

Stop making these 15 body language mistakes | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
Do you break eye contact too soon? It makes you seem untrustworthy. Do you lean back in your seat when talking with someone? You'd better stop; you come across as arrogant.
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"You may have heard that a person only has a few seconds to make a first impression, but the truth is your brain makes up its mind about a person (so to speak) within milliseconds of meeting him."

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57 Ways To Sign Off On An Email

57 Ways To Sign Off On An Email | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

One day last fall, my colleague Miguel Morales received an email with a sign-off that was so strange, it has stuck in his mind for the last year.

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... a list of common and not-so-common email sign-offs, with commentary and notes from the experts.

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What Is LinkedIn For? And Can We Do Better?

What Is LinkedIn For? And Can We Do Better? | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

I joined LinkedIn about 10 years ago, and I’m still not sure what I’m doing there. I have yet to find a job on the site. I don’t source deals on it. Most career opportunities come from my network, and that network rarely approaches me through LinkedIn.

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"LinkedIn is the God of the gaps in the Cubicle Kingdom."

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10 Words to Cut From Your Writing

10 Words to Cut From Your Writing | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
Want to improve your printed and online content? Chop these words -- mercilessly.
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In Workplace Communication, Words do Matter

In Workplace Communication, Words do Matter | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
The three vital components of human communication are words, tone, body language. Words do matter, maybe even more than you may think.
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Pay attention to the words you use. They are more powerful than you may think.

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Mobile etiquette is more critical at office

Mobile etiquette is more critical at office | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

Gone are the days when we could refer to our Miss Manners book to ensure proper correspondence. Now, if we talk too loud on a cellphone among a group of people, we're "broadcasting." If we use all caps in an email, we're "yelling." If we use emoticons regularly, we can be seen as "unprofessional." The list goes on.

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Mobile etiquette is still a work in progress.

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How To Figure Out What You're Not Being Told

How To Figure Out What You're Not Being Told | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
How can you know what you don't know? A little preparation and reading between the lines reveals the truths you aren't being told.
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... a few things you can do to be better at detecting what is not being said.

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15 Tips For Writing An Excellent Email Subject Line

15 Tips For Writing An Excellent Email Subject Line | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
If you’re like most professionals, you probably write dozens of emails a day but barely think about the subject line. It’s an afterthought that you add just before you hit send.
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The subject line often determines whether an email is opened and how the recipient responds.

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Win by losing: 7 bad communication habits to shed

Win by losing: 7 bad communication habits to shed | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
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... the simplest way to improve your communication skills is to stop doing things that repeatedly get you in trouble. 

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Nine Instant Message Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs to Know

Nine Instant Message Etiquette Rules Every Professional Needs to Know | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

'The use of instant message, typically referred to as IM, can save a lot of time at work. Instead of walking over to someone’s desk, you can send them an online chat to get a quick response."


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Bovee & Thill's Online Magazines for Business Communication's curator insight, January 23, 4:12 PM

"Despite its ease and quickness, professionals should still be mindful of basic etiquette rules when using IM in the office."

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How to Create a Class Podcast in 5 Easy Steps

How to Create a Class Podcast in 5 Easy Steps | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
Five simple steps to help teachers and students to share their voice and get started creating their own class podcast.

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5 Grammar Mistakes Lawyers Make

5 Grammar Mistakes Lawyers Make | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
At FindLaw, thankfully, we have editors. Without these editors, my five or six posts per day would be plagued with improperly capitalized Courts [sic], extraneous apostrophe's [sic], and shifting tenses left over from rapid revisions.
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Six ways to make your inbox better this year…

Six ways to make your inbox better this year… | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
Email is often seen as an aging rock star struggling for relevance in an age of fresh-faced pop sensations like social networking.
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Being conscious about not contaminating other people’s inboxes is just as important as keeping your own pollution free.

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Your boss uses Facebook at work more than you do

Your boss uses Facebook at work more than you do | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
A new study finds that top managers disapprove of social media use at work -- but spend more time than workers using it themselves.
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"Men, the study found, spend more time on social media at work than women do."

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21 Things You Say In Work Emails, And What They Really Mean

21 Things You Say In Work Emails, And What They Really Mean | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
19. Let's move forward with the current plan: If we spend one more minute deliberating on this I will be physically ill.
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You'll laugh while reading!

 

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Press releases: 10 common mistakes

Press releases: 10 common mistakes | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

 ... keep in mind these common mistakes before sending your press release to any arts and culture editors

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How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note

How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
Sending a thank-you note can change your life. It changed mine.
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You receive countless emails per day, but how many handwritten notes do you receive? 

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Brevity Just Might Save Your Career

Brevity Just Might Save Your Career | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
Is your communication style crushing your career? Here's how brevity and focus are key to your success.
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... I can’t waste precious time on long-winded, murky emails and communications that keep me from more pressing work that has to be accomplished that day.

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6 Secrets to Great Web Content

6 Secrets to Great Web Content | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
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4 Ways To Never, Ever Use Jargon Again

4 Ways To Never, Ever Use Jargon Again | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
You can use lots of words that don't mean anything or you can speak like a real person and be a more effective communicator.
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If the word isn’t in the dictionary, there’s a good chance the word is jargon, and you should ditch it ...

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There is No Replacement for Face-to-Face Conversation at the Office

There is No Replacement for Face-to-Face Conversation at the Office | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

As hilarious as this video is, it’s also a depressing look at the reality of the workplace today. 

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Too funny!

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A Failure to Communicate

A Failure to Communicate | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

A research study was done that asked 100 people who were all more than 90 years of age to describe what they would do differently if they had to live their lives over. 

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The responses most often given were that they would take more risks, that they would spend more time reflecting, and that they would do more that would live on after they were gone. 

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16 Body Language Tips to Improve Your Nonverbal Communication

16 Body Language Tips to Improve Your Nonverbal Communication | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

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Graeme Reid's curator insight, February 3, 3:10 PM

Some useful tips to communicate more powerfully.

Authentis Formations's curator insight, March 13, 1:38 AM

De bons conseils !

Richard Lock's curator insight, March 13, 1:59 AM

Think of reading body language as a detective trying to solve a crime. No one piece of evidence on its own is worth much. However, when several pieces of evidence point in the same direction - start paying attention.

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Seven bad communications habits cause trouble

Seven bad communications habits cause trouble | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it

When bad communication habits take over, the reputation you worked so hard to cultivate takes a beating.

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Optimize your opportunities to connect productively and meaningfully with other people.

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What Looks Like Bad Email Etiquette Could Actually Be 'Strategic Sloppiness'

What Looks Like Bad Email Etiquette Could Actually Be 'Strategic Sloppiness' | Communicating in the Professional Environment | Scoop.it
Snapchat's CEO Evan Spiegel got a lot of flak for his email response to Mark Zuckerberg. But could it have been his strategy all along?
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We’ve known for years that the higher you are on the food chain, the more license you’re allowed to take with the rules of professional communication.

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