What do you emphasize most in your class?
LISTENING! Listening is an art. T;he art of listening is both a language skill and a life skill. Listening aids understanding. Understanding promotes love. Love supports PEACE.
I am not a native English speaker. My writing has many mistakes all the time. What can I do?
What are some ways to help English language learners understand and practice how to paraphrase information from readings?
Listening understanding problems when something is said "out-of-context"?
I have studied in UK since I was 15. I have now been here for around 8 years. I have never noticed that I have any issues with language until I started working full-time. I am very used to academic... more
Polite/professional alternative to 'It turns out'?
I have been tasked with coming up with a nicer phrase to use than 'It turns out'. It is to be used in situations like this one: > - 'It turns out' that we cannot... - 'It turns out' that we... more
What one should reply to - "Can I talk to Jeremy?"?
> **Situation** I receive a call caller asked me;" Can I talk to Jeremy?" What is correct reply and What should I respond to this situation with. > 1. *he has gone for lunch.* > 2. *he... more
What is the appropriate phrase to say if two people are on the same track?
I am sharing my understanding regarding a particular matter with a colleague just to make sure that both of we have same understanding. This is just to avoid any conflict or confusion among us.... more
Is this worded correctly if it was spoken in an interview?
I am like a clean slate. I do not have any preconceived notions about how the company runs
What's the difference between will and going to?
I have no idea what the difference between these are. I have heard that they have the same meaning, but how do they?
Should the abbreviation 'i.e.' be used in speech?
I often hear people use the abbreviation 'i.e.' while speaking. It does not seem right to me. Similarly with 'e.g.' — I would always say 'for example' rather than 'e.g.'. So is it appropriate to... more
There is tons of English words to learn, as a native speaker have you ever got problem, not knowing certain words or phrases and get confused?
How to write this kind of sentence for a distinguished lecture series?
I work in a Chinese university and recently our department has decided to start a Distinguished Lecture Series in Physics. We want to give the invited speaker some kind of document showing that,... more