8 4, 2020
Business idioms are quite tricky. If you know about the meaning, it is easy for you to understand, but if you don’t, it would be a mess for you to follow what your coworkers are talking about. Do you know what it means by ‘touch base’? Does ‘no-brainer’ refer to someone who is stupid? The passage below can surely ease your mind!
8 4, 2020
What does it mean by ‘the elephant in the room’? Business idioms that make you more native than ever! (1)
It is essential to have a good command of business idioms as people often mentions things using them. If you don’t understand the meaning of that idiom, you may lose track of them. The following passage is about the frequently used idioms, with the examples in using them.
21 2, 2020
When your coworkers and clients get promoted or they are having remarkable working performance, put your jealousy aside and try to congratulate them! Do you know how to congratulate others in English? Let’s check it out below!
19 2, 2020
Delivering bad news can be disappointing, so we need some common phrases that can help us to show the feeling of that. When we are receiving some bad news, sometimes we may encounter a loss of words as it’s hard for us to make a response. In this passage, it would help you to find the right response when hearing the bad news.
19 2, 2020
When you have good news to share, you don’t always have to include the phrase ‘ good news’. To make your English sounds more native, you may try on the following expressions. And if you are receiving good news from others, do you know how should you respond to that? Let’s read below to find out the answers!
12 2, 2020
In daily life, you may want to express how thankful you are to your neighbor or friends for their help. Do you know how to show your thankfulness in a casual and polite way other than ‘thank you’? Let’s get the idea of saying thank you in some new ways.
9 2, 2020
Sometimes, when others questioned you about something that you haven’t got an idea or information, you can answer him/her by saying below expressions other than ‘I don’t know’! For friends, you can always use the straightforward approach, but if it's in the workplace, you may consider offering help after admitting the fact that you didn’t know the answer.
20 1, 2020
When you are typing a business email, you need to be careful of the grammar and tone. Besides the content, organization is important too. You need to write a proper closing! In this article, different situations will be mentioned to ensure you can choose the most appropriate closing for your email.
17 1, 2020
In the former passage, a smooth version of appointment-making has been introduced. This time, there are three common questions that you may face in arranging an appointment with others, like how to reject an appointment if you aren’t free at that time. Just take a look at the passage and sweep your worries away!
15 1, 2020
There are different departments in a company and so, coworkers are working under their own schedules and arrangements. When you have to make an appointment with them, you may need to ask them in English to see if they are available or not. This passage is going to talk about ways to ask for their availability, clarifying your aim and offering alternatives if the schedule can’t fit right in.