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How to improve your writing

Want to make your writing more natural, clear and organised but find it a real challenge to do so? Perhaps the following suggestions will be of help. 159 more words

Wow! Would you dare host one of these dinners?

I’m wondering: would I be game enough to host one of these dinners? My family are coming over for dinner tonight…..

Thanks Susie P. for letting me know about this fascinating conversation starter. 11 more words

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The Problem With Accents

I listened to a free audiobook of Dracula a while back. The narrators were all volunteers, and each took a separate chapter. Of course, the quality varied‌—‌some went for a drawn-out reading to heighten the dread, others went with a more conversational tone. 1,400 more words

Books

Managing when you Speak English as a Second Language

   

(Photo: tourist using Polish phrase book in Krakow’s market)

I recently came across a Lifeworks resource for managers titled “Managing Employees Who Speak English asa Second Language” (you can search for it if you have the Lifeworks account). 1,137 more words

Culture

Can I trust you?

Everyone asks themselves this question.

And everyone looks for different clues and cues to answer it.

It’s primordial. We’ve been doing it for millions of years, because nothing is more important to our survival. 75 more words

Self-Realisation

Apps: Your Personal Travel Agent

Let’s face it. The digital age has dawned and has settled for some time now. Our smart phones and tablets are as essential as the wallet and keys we carry day-in and day-out. 1,031 more words