August 10, 2017

Why don’t we know London?

Why you can´t say ‘do you know London?’ ‘Yes, I know London but I have never been there’, is the reply you may receive, meaning I […]
July 27, 2017

English Tip: How to agree on a negative statement?

When you want to agree on a negative statement from your boss, colleague or friend, we use the words neither, either or nor in English in […]
July 13, 2017

English Tip: One word, so many meanings!

One word, so many meanings!   In English sometimes we have many different ways to say something, while in Spanish we could use the same word. […]
June 29, 2017

English Tip: To or Too? So what?!

To or Too? So what?!   When you use too as an adverb it can mean two different things. The most common error is when used […]
June 15, 2017

English Tip: Don’t be so negative!

Don’t be so negative!   A big difference between Spanish and English is that Spanish uses a double negative for extra emphasis, whereas English only uses […]
March 13, 2017

English Tip: Afternoon versus Evening and Night

English Tip: Afternoon versus Evening and Night When I moved to Chile I knew my punctuality was going to be tested in the reverse way. It […]
February 21, 2017

Why are the Dutch the best non-native English speakers?

Why are the Dutch the best non-native English speakers? Guest blog by Cécile Sleijffers   I come from a tiny little country in Europe, famous for […]
February 2, 2017

Need a faster processor?

Need a faster processor? Many of my students, when we first get started, tell me that they don´t really know English. I can quickly see they […]
January 10, 2017

Are you willing to make mistakes?

Are you willing to make mistakes? After having taught English to business people for several years I have come to the conclusion that what my students […]
November 29, 2016

What’s your New Year’s resolution going to be?

What‘s your New Year’s resolution going to be? 2017 has just kicked-off and perhaps you are already working hard on your New Year’s resolution(s). Or maybe […]