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When the correct word alludes you - elude or allude?

This post was inspired by reading the writing of a very clever writer – a clever writer who made a common mistake confusing sound-a-like words allude and elude. 245 more words

AR Project 6: Using Web 2.0: Synchronising technology to improve feedback on spoken academic texts

The aim of our action research (AR) was to improve feedback and student preparation for tutorial discussions with the assistance of mobile learning technology. 180 more words


Videos for Business English: How to use videos when teaching ESP.

Here are some videos that can come in handy in your (and my) Business English ESP class.

The following 3 videos are from the DVDs that accompany  831 more words


What I've learned about approaches to teaching Business English

I’ve enrolled on a course called ‘Breaking into Business English’ at iTDi.pro where wonderful Vicki Hollett shares her expertise in teaching Business English. 1,334 more words

One thing to add to your resume that will DEFINITELY improve your chances of getting a job

Can learning English really improve your chances of getting a job?

Only one answer to this question:       Absolutely!

In this day and age if you are able to speak English in whatever profession you choose, your chances of getting the job of your dreams are so much higher.   309 more words

English Interest

Learn to identify needless words and promote clarity

A couple of months back, Forbes.com published 10 Tips For Better Business Writing. Tip #3 was “Omit needless words.”

The author echoed the time-honored advice of William Strunk, Jr., in  727 more words

Professional Writing

AR Project 4: Grammar in speaking: Raising student awareness and encouraging autonomous learning

This action research (AR) project aimed to explore methods of raising student awareness of their use of grammar in speaking, as well as foster independent learning… 103 more words