Summer is here and you need to take a vacation! Conversations about your time off from work with friends, family and colleagues are likely to come up during these hot months. This is a fun topic that most people are very enthusiastic about, so let’s make sure you have the words and phrases you need to describe your experience.
December is here and the holidays are just around the corner! Most likely you’ll be invited to a neighborhood, office, family or friend holiday party. Whether you’re a social butterfly or a scrooge when it comes to mingling, these type of social interactions can be great for meeting new people, connecting with others and networking. Here are some tips to help you ease into the social scene.
¿Es correcto decir en inglés: “I like play football”? Si respondiste que sí, al parecer, aún no manejas bien los gerundios e infinitivos en inglés. Cuando usamos dos verbos seguidos, o un verbo tras otro, en inglés hay que decidir usar el infinitivo (to + verbo) o el gerundio (verbo + ing) en el segundo verbo. Aunque este artículo solo trate de gramática, y por ende sea algo denso, después de que le dediques 5 minutos a leerlo sabrás cómo armar una frase con dos verbos en inglés.
Spring has arrived in Santiago! The trees are green, the sun is shining, and we can finally put away our winter coats. Today’s blog post will focus on the vocabulary you need to talk about spring, but we’ll also cover some basic informal and informal weather vocabulary
Air travel can be chaotic, confusing, and stressful - especially if you don’t understand the language! Memorizing some simple vocabulary can help you to feel comfortable and confident when you’re travelling.
It’s challenging to give (and receive) criticism in any language. However, in the workplace, this skill is integral to your success as an employee, colleague, or manager. While this post discusses negative feedback, keep in mind that negative feedback is also called constructive criticism or suggestions for growth in professional contexts. While we may want to tell somebody that they’re lazy or inexperienced, that would be unprofessional and offensive in the workplace. As you read, notice how using questions and careful, strategic language will help you to communicate feedback in a clear, but polite way.
A goal is something that you are trying to achieve. Are you hoping to earn your master’s degree? Advance in your company? Do you intend to travel to a new country? Try a new hobby? We’re constantly setting personal and professional goals. Today, we’ll cover the most useful vocabulary and phrases for talking about professional development goals.
Learn how to speak about what you do in your free time. Discover new ways to talk about sports, cooking, watching series, etc. In this post, we’ll show you better ways to talk about your free time activities in English.