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Festive English

Festive English

Christmas Christmas is fast approaching and, as if you didn’t have enough on your plate at work, you now have to remember all that once-a-year vocabulary you need to be nice to your English-speaking contacts. If you’re not sure about the differences between a bank...
Dealing with delays

Dealing with delays

If you’ve been near an airport this summer there’s a good chance that you’ve come across the English word ‘DELAYED’ at some point. Delays seem to be a fact of personal and professional life these days, but this is dangerous territory if you have to do business with...

Saying the Months in English

What the February…? In my previous blog, I recognised how hard it is to pronounce the days of the week in mydysfunctional language. This time, we’re dealing with the months, so there are twelve of thebastards, but the good news is that not all of them bite… Badly...
What to do with DO and MAKE?

What to do with DO and MAKE?

Do or make? If you have problems choosing between do and make when you’re speaking English, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most common questions that I hear in my classes, and the truth is that I still don’t think that we teachers have a totally satisfactory...
Why give gifts?

Why give gifts?

My business partner doesn’t like the word ‘gratis’ in Spanish. She says that if something is free, people think it’s either a trap or can’t be worth much. As a native Spanish speaker, she usually wins the argument, but since it’s Christmas, I’d like to defend the...
How to Survive a British Pub

How to Survive a British Pub

We give you some advices to survive a british pub. The noise and stress of a busy bar make life hard enough in your own language, and when everyone is speaking English, things can get stressful for a non-native speaker.Unless of course, you’re prepared… Getting Served...

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