Learning a new language is often a goal that arises over time – we intend to learn a language for a country we want to travel to or work in, or perhaps we aspire to learn a language we share with new family members, our ancestors or our future colleagues. It can also be a[…]
Thanks to the entertainment industry, most English learners know that there are two main variants of English: American English (AmE) and British English (BrE). While language learners may have a preference for one or the other, neither variant is right or wrong, and English speakers can understand both variants easily. Nonetheless, there are many[…]
We typically use quotes more than we realise in all areas of our communication. The business, professional and informal settings are all sprinkled with amazing ‘quotables’ that, if used at the right time can add real value to the conversation. Writers, thinkers, leaders, creators and artists are just some of the people who contributed to[…]
We’ve written before about the common mistakes that language learners make – but even English speakers can get the English language wrong sometimes. Here’s a compiled list of some of the most misused words in English – and we know a number of native English speakers who get this wrong!
As globalisation has started to become ubiquitous, cultural diversity and awareness have become increasingly important in the world of business. While confident and competent business English skills are still your best bet when it comes to international business, you will also massively benefit from a nuanced understanding of the local culture and language of the location[…]