How to write a cover letter in English

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These days, a brilliant resume filled with great experience and qualifications is just not enough.  You need to be able to summarize these into a cover letter that sells you as a person or no one will bother to read your resume. Writing a cover letter So, how do you write a cover letter that ensures yours is one of … Read More

Business English Video: Understanding bankers

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Here is a video about the mortgage market from Bloomberg.  This kind of video is great for improving your listening skills because it has a natural speed and business content. Have a listen to it at least once before you read through the vocabulary.  Then, listen to it once more.   Banking Vocabulary mortgage– a loan to buy a house … Read More

Your English writing course

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We all know how it feels like at the end of August. It’s time to think of a new routine, new activities, new goals. Starting on September 5th, 2011, you will have a unique opportunity to improve your writing skills in English. We’ve designed a program especially for you. Find out more on our website You will get an assignment … Read More

How to remember English vocabulary

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One of the most common questions that I get from students who have been studying English for a while is what is the easiest way to memorize vocabulary?  Understanding how our memories work is important.  Once you know how the job is done, there are some steps that you can take to make it easier. Your brain is not a … Read More

Getting the score you want on IELTS speaking

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IELTS is a popular exam for people who want to live, work or study in an English speaking country.  Good results come from good training so here are some ways to train for this event. IELTS speaking Part One:  Introduction and Interview Write three-minute speeches and practice speaking for three minutes on each of the following topics: My home town … Read More

The holidays are nearly over…

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We hope you are enjoying your holidays. We would love to hear about your holidays, how you spent your time and whether you got a chance to practice your new, improved English. Please write to us about your recent English holiday moments and experiences before September 1st 2011 on our blog. The best comment will get a 30 min English lesson as a … Read More

Business news: Markets Sell Off on S&P Downgrade

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Here is a good example of a current news report.  To improve your listening, the best thing is practice, so listen to this article twice.  Then we will go through the vocabulary and some phrases. Vocabulary Tumbling (v) – falling quickly Opening bell (n) – the start of the market day Amid (prep) – at the same time as A … Read More

Travelling to New Zealand?

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New Zealand is a beautiful country to take a summer vacation or a winter ski trip.  But before you pack your bags, there is one piece of advice that I give to all those who are thinking about going to New Zealand.  Get outdoors! New Zealand is now famous for its beautiful, untouched landscapes thanks to movies like Lord of … Read More