Business English: Questions for International Negotiators

QUESTIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL NEGOTIATORS 1. How Important is it in your opinion to do research on the cultural background of the person you will be negotiating with? 2. How are negotiators from different countries and cultures different in your opinion? 3. Have you ever had a “crisis” situation come up when negotiating across cultures? How … Continue reading Business English: Questions for International Negotiators

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Transitive and Intransitive Verbs in English

ESL Learners Can struggle with Transitive and Intransitive Verbs in English: But there Might Be a Way to Easily figure out the difference   Transitive and intransitive verbs can give ESL learners major headaches. Half the time, though, many don’t even  realize they are making a big mistake. But even  when they know they are making … Continue reading Transitive and Intransitive Verbs in English

ENGLISH ONLY? NOT FOR FRENCH AMBASSADOR Philippe Léglise-Costa

Sponsored Content FRENCH AMBASSADOR Philippe Léglise-Costa WALKED OUT OF DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE BECAUSE REPORTS WERE WRITTEN IN ENGLISH WITHOUT BENEFIT OF A FRENCH TRANSLATION. DID HE OVER-REACT? OR HAS ENGLISH HEGEMONY FINALLY GONE TOO FAR? The spread of English as a lingua franca (a language used by speakers of different languages as a common language of communication) … Continue reading ENGLISH ONLY? NOT FOR FRENCH AMBASSADOR Philippe Léglise-Costa

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English Vocabulary for Contracts Drafting

English Vocabulary for Contracts Drafting English Vocabulary for Contracts Drafting is specialized and practitioners who are not native English speakers (and even those who are) often will have to spend a lot of time memorizing new expressions, words and terms. That is to say that Contract Law is a universe onto itself and it has … Continue reading English Vocabulary for Contracts Drafting

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Writing in English: 5 Common Writing Tasks That English Learners Fear and Tips for Conquering Your Fears

WRITING IN ENGLISH Below are 5 types of writing tasks that English learners can find daunting including college application essays, emails, letters, research articles, abstracts, memos and reports. We offer you advice on how to handle each. For an extensive discussion on memos and reports, please click here. Or read on below for tips on writing … Continue reading Writing in English: 5 Common Writing Tasks That English Learners Fear and Tips for Conquering Your Fears