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 […]
October 27, 2016

The 5 most common mistakes in giving business presentations

The 5 most common mistakes in giving business presentations Presenting persuasively in English is not that easy, especially for a non-native speaker, but there are tricks […]
August 22, 2016

A matter of confidence!

A matter of confidence!   Have you ever wondered how it is the Europeans speak so many different languages, sometimes 4 or 5 different languages? It […]
August 11, 2016

The power to leave them speechless

The power to leave them speechless Does the thought of giving a presentation in English terrify you? Is presenting a part of your job? What is […]
July 15, 2016

Are you there, Jose?

Yesterday, a student of mine was telling me a real story that happened while she was on a conference call from Chile to the U.S. As […]
April 4, 2016

My Personal Immersion Experience

I have been living in Santiago, Chile for the past three years. I arrived with the knowledge of very few basic words in Spanish. After four […]
November 10, 2015

Essential Business English Phrases for Emails

Here are a couple business English phrases to add in your next email or business letter. Business English Phrase #1: Reach out This phrase is oftentimes […]