The BBC's Tim Muffett has been finding out if romance can still flourish away from our computer screens and keyboards, in a more traditional way: Words in the News: Online dating is changing how we flirt: 14 February 2011.
Office Life is a series of Business English lesson plans that follow an ongoing storyline in an office setting. This full Business course follows Lee from the beginning of his job search until the day he signs his resignation letter. Students practice business writing, talking on the telephone, negotiating, and instant messaging. Introduce your students to meaningful business English expressions & phrases with these real-life scenarios.
Businesses and schools develop 'Bradford Bacc'Yorkshire PostThe E-Bacc, launched by Education Secretary Michael Gove last year, is awarded to pupils who achieve a C grade or above in six GCSEs comprising English, maths, two sciences, a humanity:...
As part of small talk month, Charlotte Ellis shares her thoughts on the art of making small talk. Charlotte lives in Oxford, UK and works as Marketing Executive at Macmillan Education. _________ Small talk hasn’t got brilliant connotations, has it?
Today we say good-bye to green English and hello to small talk. During the month of July, we’ll be exploring small talk in English, starting with an introduction by regular contributor Stan Carey, freelance writer, editor and blogger.
Visit BusinessEnglishPod.com to view and download more videos on Business English vocabulary for ESL. This Business English video ESL lesson introduces English vocabulary for discussing projects and project management in ...
A Senior procurement director (41) wrote: After a decade working at a senior level in a multinational, I have begun to look for new opportunities. In my last two job interviews, I have been asked if I have a Facebook account.
These are pages for people working in industries or organizations where it is often necessary to speak English. Many of these pages have quizzes for you to test your comprehension and audio for you to listen to sample conversations.
The number of words in the English language is : 1,009,753. This is the estimate by the Global Language Monitor on May 24, 2011. The English Language passed the Million Word threshold on June 10, 2009 at 10:22 a.m.
The use of English as a second and foreign language is steadily increasing, and although English and German have common roots, even advanced German learners of English find it difficult to achieve a native-like level of proficiency in English.
A new American Dictionary specifically designed for learners of English. Written for individuals working to improve their English language skills. Featuring over 27000 words, phrases, and meanings including help with grammar, collocations, ...
In this post, Peter Redpath, co-author of Incredible English, teacher trainer and ELT consultant, discusses practising and correcting pronunciation through activities that encourage students to read aloud in class.
www.engvid.com An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase. In written English, we use abbreviations to shorten common sentences to save time. This lesson will explain some common written abbreviations that ...
In this post, Jeremy Taylor, a freelance writer and teacher trainer based in Czech Republic, explores the benefits of using humour in the classroom to engage students and improve their learning. Do you have a good sense of humour?
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