Pay Attention to Gender in Business English Writing.

Pay Attention to Gender in Business English Writing.

Pay attention to gender in business English writing. Business writing should be correct and polite. Gender can be confusing when you first see foreign names, but that is not an excuse to make mistakes or to come across as impolite if you are writing in English. When...
How Many Business English Lessons a Week?

How Many Business English Lessons a Week?

How many business English lessons a week should I have? The ideal frequency for business English classes will depend on your and you teacher’s availability but there shouldn’t be too many days in between lessons—so you can remember concepts from one class to the next....
Effective In-Company Language Teaching Programmes

Effective In-Company Language Teaching Programmes

Andrew Miles on in-company language teaching at Expoformación on Thursday 7th March. Andrew Miles will be speaking at Expoformación in Madrid about in-company language teaching. He’ll discuss the keys to creating effective language programmes within...
Take Control of Your Business English Lessons

Take Control of Your Business English Lessons

Take control of your business English classes.  Many teachers enjoy talking about subjects they like but that business English students don’t find useful. Don’t fall into that trap. Take control of your business English classes. List all the situations you need...
Speak Slowly to Help Others Understand You

Speak Slowly to Help Others Understand You

Speak slowly so others understand you better.   One way for foreigners to understand you better is for you to speak more slowly than in your native language, to look at people in the eye and to open your mouth wide so sounds are clear.    However, do not increase...
Group or Private Lessons?

Group or Private Lessons?

Should I study English in a group?   You will always learn more in private classes—but group lessons are often cheaper.  Of course, there is an inverse relation between class size and learning speed. This happens mostly for two reasons.   On one hand,...