7 Steps to Writing Perfect Business Emails

January 6, 2017
6 January 2017,
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Our Advanced Business English Course teaches students to communicate in English naturally without memorization. We mainly focus on Spoken English but today we want to focus on something different – Writing business emails. Crafting the perfect business email is both an art and the science. You have to use the right tone. That said, most emails sent to a business acquaintance, […]


20 Commonly used Business Jargon in the UK

December 28, 2016
28 December 2016,
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For reasons unknown, people working in office environments tend to use a lot of very odd and often annoying business jargon phrases. For a newer or less fluent English speaker, it can be extremely confusing to hear someone say something that clearly means something else, without explaining it, and have everyone else understand and go about their business. That said, […]


50 English Words Misspelled by even Advanced English Learners

October 20, 2016
20 October 2016,
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Spelling is hard in English, even for advanced English leaners. Lots of reading is the best cure for spelling problems – ask your Skype teacher to quiz you if you need extra help! Here is a list of commonly misspelled words, with some hints for how to remember the correct spelling. 50 English words misspelled by even advanced English learners […]


7 Ways to Improve Public Speaking Skills

October 10, 2016
10 October 2016,
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Public speaking is a very common fear. Few people actually enjoy and feel comfortable doing it. Add in the fact that English is not your native language, and speaking in front of others can start to seem like an impossible task. But there are times when you will be called upon to do it, whether at a work meeting or […]