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Better Teaching: Split Lessons into Three

Better Teaching: Split Lessons into Three

Friday afternoon, normally a quiet day at our school. I get a call from Adrian, the human resources manager at a company where we teach English. Adrian tells me that some students have asked for a teacher change. Lessons are disorganised, boring and with no clear...

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Better Communication: Jokes Break the Ice

Better Communication: Jokes Break the Ice

Image yourself at a large meeting; there are two groups. At one someone’s giving an explanation; at another someone’s telling a joke. Which one will you join? If you’re human and enjoy a laugh as most of us do, the answer is pretty simple!   There are many ways to...

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Small Talk

Small Talk

David is a software salesman who’s responsible for the American market and must sometimes travel with prospective customers. In the past, he used to speak about work all the time but has now found out it’s better to mix general and business conversation. Here’s a list...

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Aprenda chino con English for Business

Aprenda chino con English for Business

Desde hace varios años impartimos clases de varios idiomas a nuestros clientes corporativos. Además de inglés, enseñamos alemán, castellano, catalán, francés e italiano y acabamos de incorporar clases de chino mandarín. ¡Sólo le queda llamarnos antes de abrir su...

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Provide Examples

Provide Examples

Marina has a sales meeting where she needs to present a new lens for glasses that her company have developed. In the past, she used to worry about whether her clients would understand her, but today she is calmed and confident. Why? Marina has a secret. Read on to...

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