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What's wrong with writing “Hi” in English?

What’s wrong with writing “Hi” in English?

Published in Tips - 08 November 2016

So what’s wrong with using hi? Nothing – just know when to use it. This is a common linguistic ’danger zone’ for non-native speakers of English: (...)

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Fun ways to build language skills in English

Fun ways to build language skills in English

Published in Tips - 14 October 2016

Mastering English requires practice, practice, and more practice…but it doesn’t have to be boring or ‘painful’! A practical and fun way to boost (...)

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Business meetings: cultivate the art of listening

Business meetings: cultivate the art of listening

Published in Tips - 01 October 2016

Often people in meetings just take it in turns talking rather than communicating effectively. Each person has their own opinions and agenda and (...)

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Feeling blocked when it comes to speak up during (...)

Feeling blocked when it comes to speak up during meetings?

Published in Tips - 23 September 2016

Discover how you can put your inhibitions aside. Often people don’t speak up because they’re afraid of being perceived as wrong or having their (...)

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Business meetings: what if you have no idea to (...)

Business meetings: what if you have no idea to offer?

Published in Tips - 12 September 2016

Even if you don’t have a new idea to offer, there are other ways to add to the conversation. For instance, if someone says something that you (...)

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Internal communication tip: keep emails short and (...)

Internal communication tip: keep emails short and focused

Published in Tips - 04 September 2016

By Patricia Philbin, professional copywriter & trainer at EnglishBooster Independent research by Atos Origin highlighted that the average (...)

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How can I establish my presence during meetings?

How can I establish my presence during meetings?

Published in Tips - 04 September 2016

Discover a simple, powerful way to achieve this. Using people’s names during the meeting will help you establish your presence and build (...)

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Vous hésitez à publier en anglais sur les réseaux sociaux. (...)

Vous hésitez à publier en anglais sur les réseaux sociaux. Why not?

Published in Tips - 28 May 2016

Here are three good reasons to go for it. 1. The latest British Council study shows that native speakers of English account for just 25% of the (...)

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Interactive writing tip: Keep email newsletters short (...)

Interactive writing tip: Keep email newsletters short and focused

Published in Tips - 22 May 2016

By Patricia Philbin, professional copywriter & trainer at EnglishBooster Email newsletters are an excellent way to connect with your (...)

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Start with a Bang!

Start with a Bang!

Published in Tips - 23 April 2016 - 1 comment(s)

In the first 15 seconds of any speech, we either captivate our audience from the start or lose them forever. Here are a few opening techniques to (...)

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