Successful Negotiation in English

One fundamental skill to have in the world of business and other environments is certainly negotiation. In our global and intercultural world, considerable adaptation skills, diplomacy, conversational skills, and a good dose of cold blood ...

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Bizarre British traditions

What’s going on ABA family? You know that way sometimes you see news from around the world and learn about some traditions and customs from other countries just by chance and think to yourself: “so ...

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Repeating yourself in TOEFL speaking

Recently, I was reviewing a student’s recorded response to a TOEFL Independent Speaking task. The question prompt asked for a spoken opinion about cell phones. While talking about mobile technology, the student mispronounced the word ...

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The power of reading out loud

Reading out loud gets an unfair reputation. A lot of people see it as something you do when you’re a kid… or something you only do with kids, if you’re reading a story to small ...

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Impersonal sentences with “it”

What’s up guys! It is said that grammar can sometimes be tricky. Would you agree? In today’s blog post, we are going to look at the use of the pronoun “it” in impersonal sentences and ...

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5 Foreign meals in British cuisine

For years, us Brits have gone all over Europe and even to the Caribbean and Mexico on our happy holidays and along the way have tried some incredible and some *cough* not incredible *cough* food. ...

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4 ways to say sorry

Most languages are usually rich in synonyms of certain words and English is no exception to that general idea.  With the language having more than one million words, there are plenty of others ways to ...

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