Pesky Pronunciation

Pesky Pronunciation

Pronunciation is all about ‘how’ you say things. When you are learning a new language, it is difficult to make yourself sound just like a native speaker. It is a good goal to have, but is that really necessary? I  ‘still’ sound fairly British...
#007TwitterChallenge

#007TwitterChallenge

Date/Datum: Tomorrow 10th May 2016 Where?/Wo?: Twitter & Facebook Hi, for those of you that need to improve your written Business English or want to ease yourself back into using your English by writing, after all it’s less intimidating than speaking,...

Are you on speed?

I’m not sure about you, but when I am nervous or excited about something new, I tend to speak really fast? I have to confess, that I do this both in my own native tongue – English but also in German and Finnish. So what’s so bad about speaking fast?...

The art of being vague.

Being British I now realise having moved to the land of Lederhosen and Sauerkraut almost 15 years ago that the Brits can be so painstakingly vague sometimes! We use phrases like, “See you at 2ish” – which would be a cardinal sin for your typical...