Workplace culture- American Australia, Britain

The Differences In Work Place Culture. Great Tips- America, Australia and Britain.

I recently came across a great article written by a grammarly.com writer in which they detail 4 great tips about the differences in work place culture in America, Australia and Britain. The author goes into the areas of Communication styles, attitudes to office romances, dress codes and work/life balance in some detail. Of course even though in all 3 countries, …

Presentation skills- 9 great tips

Presentation Skills- 9 Great Tips

Have you ever thought-‘I feel nervous and I’m not feeling confident about my presentation skills, and I hope people understand what I’m going to say to them?”   It doesn’t even have to be presenting to a whole room full of people, it may also be when you need to present an idea or request to your boss, or need to …

5 tips to increase your English confidence

5 Tips to Increase Your English Confidence- VIDEO

5 Tips To Increase English Confidence 5 Tips To Increase English Confidence Sometimes it’s hard to know what to do to increase your confidence in English so I thought I’d give you a start by talking about 5 tips that are easy to implement in your everyday life no matter what your native language is.  1. Use it- to use an …

English language and speech -collocation-audio lesson

English Language And Speech Secret- Sound like a native speaker- Collocations-AUDIO

An integral part of sounding like a native English speaker in your English language and speech is to use collocations. Why is the use of collocations so important for English language and speech? Collocations are important to know in order to boost your vocabulary, fluency, written discourse generally, and overall writing and speaking scores on the PTE and IELTS ( from …

Understand English Speakers

Understand English Speakers- Why Some People Take Longer

“How do I train my ear to better understand everyday speech between 2 English speakers talking informally and at normal speed?” “Why can’t I understand English speakers when they are speaking at a normal rate?” “What do I need to do to understand what English speakers are saying?” All questions you may have asked, or may have heard others ask. …

Accent Reduction-Where to start

Accent Reduction In English-Where to Start-VIDEO

Accent Reduction-Where to Start I am often asked by customers, “Now that I’ve purchased a Speak More Clearly accent reduction course, where should I start?” A great question! Obviously different individuals have different accent reduction needs depending on their background or native language, nevertheless, there are some common areas that everyone can start with. In the video below I discuss …

5 ways to improve your English speech when you don't have time to practise

VIDEO-5 Ways To Improve Your English Speech When You Don’t Have Time To Practise

Do you want to improve your English speech but find you don’t have time? Then this is for you. Often people say to me that they want to speak English more clearly but are so busy with work and their families that they don’t seem to be able to find the time to practise. So, I decided to  put together …

ultimate common prefixes list-how to say words with them Audio lesson

Ultimate Common Prefixes List – How To Pronounce Them in Words-Audio Training

Did you know the 4 most common prefixes in English are ‘re’, ‘un’, ‘dis’, and ‘in- im- il- ir’ ( these last ones are in a group as they have the same ‘meaning’ when added to a word in English). The common prefix ‘re’ can sometimes pose an English pronunciation difficulty because it can say ‘ree’ /ri/ or ‘re’ /rɛ/. …

understand English speeders and be understood-at a party or social situation

10 Tips -Understand English speakers and be understood at parties and social situations

The other day I was in a social situation where there was a lot of background noise, and the person speaking to me, who had not been here long, had a very strong accent in English. I found it difficult to understand them, and thought that it must be the same for them in reverse. This  got me thinking about …