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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How to make small talk in English

What’s new ABA family? So I think it’s fair to say that we have all been in situations where we have had to talk to people that we didn’t know beforehand. This could be because ...

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Idioms With the Word “Line”

As I’ve mentioned before, idioms are fun. And they can be learned in groups. Often a certain word or phrase will appear in a few different idioms with related meanings. Today we’re going to look ...

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How to act like Royalty

The monarchy or the royal family in the United Kingdom have always been renowned for their impeccable manners and protocol but how does one manage to act in such a way that is not only ...

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Prepositions of place: in, at & on

Prepositions are one of the most difficult aspects of English grammar because sentences in other languages which use one preposition, can have 3 or 4 different translations in English depending on the context. Today we ...

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What happens if I fail the TOEFL?

What Happens if I Fail the TOEFL? As you’re preparing for the TOEFL, you’d be right to ask yourself…. “But what if I fail?” Always plan for success, but have a backup plan for failure. ...

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Frequency adverbs- Always & Sometimes

Hey everybody! Have you ever wondered how we deal with frequency adverbs in English and if we can just put them anywhere we like? Today we are going to focus on the frequency adverbs “always” ...

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American & British food name differences

Hey ABA friends! English can often be complicated enough without have to complicate things any more, right? You know us, we love to make things complicated for absolutely no reason whatsoever and we have gone ...

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How to offer someone something

Sometimes when we learn another language, we often concentrate too much on getting it perfect rather than getting our message across. In English when we want to offer something to someone, there are many different ...

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