British Language Use

Response to Frank on British Language Use Hi everyone! It’s Katie here. This week I’m going to be replying to Frank’s post about British language use.  In America there is a stereotype that Canadians are ridiculously polite. This used to be a stereotype about British people, but we’ve been too polite to say anything about…

3 Proven Ways to Give an Effective Short Talk

I recently gave a 30-minute talk to a group of English second-language teachers about the features and benefits of using Moodle, a popular learning management system (LMS). The e-learning software tool was developed to help educators create online courses. I use it extensively in my own work. So I wanted to share my thrill in…

10 Tips For A How-To Talk

Do you need to give a “how to” talk for your company? Follow the advice in this article and it will make the task of giving a demonstrative presentation easier. Use the case study as a guide to preparing your next “how to” talk and impress your listeners. In another article on giving an informative…

Four Networking Strategies That Work

Face-to-face networking can bring great dividends Have you just completed your business degree and are looking to meet people to get a job interview? Are you the business manager of an IT company seeking alliances with other companies? Are you a small business owner wishing to generate leads for your company? Several years ago, I…

Letter Writing Format

Traditional Letter Writing Format Business letter writing format can vary. I like to use the traditional letter writing format which can have some or all of the following features. In this post I have created a sample letter and underneath I have explained what each element is and how it is supposed to be used.…