The rat race
In every country there are slang terms for money. In this post we share the official and unofficial ways Brits refer to money.
The British population most definitely has an island mentality and this was never more apparent than when the euro was introduced on January 1st 1999. We opted not to join . . . → Read More: British slang for money
So, you wrote your book?
Good, I’m happy for you.
What are you going to do about it?
You have a plan, right?
Don’t worry. Let’s talk about it.
Writing a book takes a lot. It takes a lot of passion, it takes a lot of energy, it takes a lot of time, and you have a huge personal investment . . . → Read More: Publishing a book
Is learning English so important? Why? How come the Chinese are obsessed with improving their English? What opportunities does it bring? Jay Walker discusses.
To view the official TED transcript of Jay Walker’s speech please click here.
‘Let’s talk about manias.’
1. “Mania” is a noun. And it means an excessive enthusiasm or . . . → Read More: #TEDLesson – Jay Walker: The world’s English learning mania
Four key actions to take that will help get you ready for the workplace:
1. Prepare your CV
Sometimes it can be hard to know where to start when you’re sitting down to create a CV. Start with a statement of your objective but keep it factual. Avoid vague career aims that tell an employer nothing – “I . . . → Read More: Graduates: Preparing For The Labour Market
Job interviews are nerve-wracking even when they are conducted in your first language but interviews in English can be particularly daunting. There is always the worry that your mind will go blank at the vital moment, plunging you into awkward silence or causing you to stumble. However if you prepare properly and manage to remain calm . . . → Read More: Job Interviews in English: The Real Test of your Language Skills