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Mistakes Native Speakers Make - "Of" vs "Have"

Since I made a post about a mistake that I see a few Koreans making from time to time yesterday I thought I would even up the score and post one today about one that I see a… 282 more words

Business English

7 Obsessions - a business listening lesson

This is a great little video for business learners.  The pace is challenging, but with the comprehension worksheet and information exchange provided, it will be accessible to students with an intermediate level or above.   92 more words

Adult Learners

The Secret of Successful English Business Communications

In my experience, the biggest mistake that “Business English” students make is focusing on the second word of that phrase to the exclusion of the first.   486 more words

Business English

Improving English Conversation Skills

In this post, I thought I would focus on helping non-native English speakers with a common problem, conversation.  I found during my recent visit to China many people could speak or understand some English, but were hesitant to engage in English conversation.   405 more words

Everyday English

Common mistakes made by German Speakers

You can use this as homework, or as an activity to drop in when you have 20 minutes left at the end of the class. 149 more words


Series Two: Chapter Five

In which Writewell notices she hasn’t been paid.


Andalusia. Sounds great, thought Writewell. She was now beginning to regret her conscientiousness, or weakness, or ambition, or whatever. 265 more words

Business English

Brian Tracy's Eat That Frog!

Eat That Frog! Get More of the Important Things Done – Today!

I must confess that I am a huge fan of Brian Tracy. His backstory is inspirational and it shows anyone that a bad start in life doesn’t stop you achieving great things. 356 more words

Brian Tracy