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Nearly Real

Nearly Real

This blog was going to be about slides and bullet points, and I’ll attack that topic next, but when I read Montse’s article about adapting to teleworking, I couldn’t resist the chance to add my perspective as a teacher. Converting our classes to a remote format saved...
Inversions for Emphasis – Twist and Shout

Inversions for Emphasis – Twist and Shout

When normal formal just isn’t enough to communicate your anger by email, you can really turn the screw by twisting the order of your sentences… In my last blog, https://secondlanguage.net/2021/06/01/cold-hard-grammar/ I set out my main formal English tools for email...
Cold, hard grammar

Cold, hard grammar

Do you know how to use the grammar to approach a company ir you aren’t not satisfied with their work? Here we tell you how you can do it! If a business contact has annoyed you and you want to show your displeasure in an email, it’s not enough to just throw...
Please, Thanks and Sorry

Please, Thanks and Sorry

Please, Thanks and sorry are very important in ours lives. The words above are all seasoned veterans of those “most powerful word in the English language” memes that often appear on LinkedIn. This might be a slight exaggeration (the words “paid with thanks” have...
How to Lose Friends and Upset People

How to Lose Friends and Upset People

How to Lose Friends and Upset People? Do you know it? Have you ever been offended by a business mail or text message? If not, you’re either lucky with your clients or you have a thicker skin than me. I know we English are a little sensitive about these things, but...

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