Sound More Professional in English
Learn to communicate well and connect in conversations in English with these articles and video lessons
If you’re working as a customer service representative and interacting with a lot of native speakers on the phone or in person, you’re probably really concerned about clear communication in English. I recently received an awesome question from a member of this community who said: “It’s really important for … Read the article and watch the video lesson
Have you ever experienced culture shock? Traditionally, culture shock is an experience you have when you travel or move to a new country and feel overwhelmed by all the differences you need to adjust to. New food, new language, new routines, new attitudes and behaviors – all of these require … Read the article and watch the video lesson
Effective communication skills are central to having professional-sounding English. To be seen as an effective English speaker, you need to show that you’re listening to what the other person is saying and respond accordingly. This is often easier said than done. When you’re learning another language, you’re often preoccupied with the … Read the article and watch the video lesson
When you hear the word “vocabulary,” what comes to mind? For me, the word vocabulary brings me right back to high school when all the vocabulary I needed was provided for me by my teachers. I spent hours creating flashcards to memorize all the different words I needed to study … Read the article and watch the video lesson
I have excellent news for you: sounding professional is NOT about having perfect pronunciation. When you’re trying to increase your authority, be taken more seriously, and achieve success in a professional or academic setting, you may obsess over these things: how your accent sounds to other people what you are … Read the article and watch the video lesson
In your office or university, have you ever spoken with someone who was incredibly stiff, rigid, or uncomfortable throughout your interaction with them? Maybe they didn’t move their body much, never cracked a smile, or didn’t respond in sentences more than a few words long. How did you feel afterwards? … Read the article and watch the video lesson
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