Working Abroad and Using English

Living and working abroad would be really easy if everyone spoke the same way and behaved in the same way. But, as soon as you leave your own culture it quickly becomes clear that things are not the same. There are small and large differences between cultures. And how...

The Surge to Online Teaching

There is a mini-crisis looming in the world of English Language teaching. Most companies which play in this area are still operating on the traditional business model. They have very expensive training centres filled with very expensive teaching staff, delivering very...

Business Vs. Busyness

HOW TO PRONOUNCE BUSINESS AND BUSYNESS Business is two syllables, and busyness is three syllables: business = BIZ – ness busyness = BIZ – ee – ness DEFINITION OF BUSINESS Business is a noun, quite a common one, meaning commerce, the activity of buying and selling...

First Conditional with Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah is a versatile entertainer. She is a singer-songwriter, rapper, model, comedienne and actress. Over her career, she has won countless awards, including a Grammy in 1995 for Best Rap Performance. In her track “U.N.I.T.Y.” she speaks out against the...

How to learn Professional English – Living Your Life

English is the fastest growing language in human history. Today, about 1.75 billion people around the world speak the language. That’s almost 25% of the world’s population! English is not just used in everyday situations—it is also used in businesses and professional...

Teaching in the Corporate Environment

Teaching English in the classroom has that scholarly dictionary feel, and is often associated with conjugating verbs, memorizing vocabulary and taking quizzes to see how many you get – or guess – right. When it comes to teaching a language in the corporate...

Learning with Online Teachers

Many teachers are now teaching remotely within countries and even across borders. You no longer need to be located near your students. The whole world is open to the online teacher and more and more of us are beginning to enjoy the experience and take it seriously as...