We all make mistakes, even Microsoft. Take a look at the extract from their “Essential guide toworking from home” and find the error. Answers in the comments box below.
A documentary with a business theme for you to enjoy.
I want to share this useful drawing I found on the white board in one of the class rooms. I don’t know who the artist is but he/she deserves a thank you. I have now discovered whose artwork this is….thank you Tiziana! Use the language Meanwhile, do you know that many body parts can beContinue reading “The hand”
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Today I’m giving you another useful word, SPOUSE. This can be used instead of “husband” or “wife” and is commonly found in official situations. When you apply for a passport or visa or even when opening a bank account, there is usually a question about whether you are married or not. If you answer yes,Continue reading “Visa application: Name of SPOUSE”
Three words that I found interesting from a slim volume about the philosopher and economist, Adam Smith. Here they are: INDUCEMENT – Those of you working in sales know that the more you sell, the more money you take home at the end of the month. The commission earned is an inducement to work harder andContinue reading “Adam Smith by D. D. Raphael”
ALRIGHT, I’m ALWAYS repeating myself about this but please don’t forget that: alright – one “L”. When writing formally, it is better to use the full form, “all right” always – same rule, one “L”. But no, it’s not short for “all ways” Other common “AL” words with one “L” are: although altogether almost Use the language All theseContinue reading “Good to be ALWAYS ALRIGHT!”
It’s time to party so fill that empty pitcher with wine, beer or… water?! While you’re still sober, notice how two parts of the body can be used to describe parts of the pitcher. The HANDLE is where you put your hand to hold or lift it while the LIP is where the liquid comesContinue reading “A pitcher”
If from this situation you think that HAVING A GOOD HEAD ON YOUR SHOULDERS is a positive characteristic, you are correct. In fact, it has a variety of meanings: sensible, intelligent, wise, responsible. Therefore it’s a compliment if someone tells you that you have a good head on your shoulders. Use the language Is thereContinue reading “An American vampire has a GOOD HEAD ON HIS SHOULDERS?”
The other time the conversation in class was about bungee jumping. Quite a few students said that they would never try it because they weren’t brave enough to jump off a bridge or platform with only an elastic cord around the waist. I had to admit that I, too, don’t HAVE THE STOMACH FOR it.Continue reading “An American vampire just doesn’t HAVE THE STOMACH FOR it”