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17 Ways to Make More Interesting Small Talk for Non-Native English Speakers Smaller

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Want to feel more confident and sound more fluent in conversations in English at work, at school, or your everyday life?

Then you need to understand how to make small talk.

This PDF guide includes 17 interesting, neutral conversation topics that work with just about anyone in any situation.

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Guidelines and Expressions for Giving Compliments

If you want to improve someone’s day, there’s nothing easier than giving him or her a compliment. Giving compliments can also be an easy way to open a conversation – which is why it’s one...

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How to Give Suggestions and Strong Recommendations Using Polite Language

In this lesson, you’ll how to use verbs of suggestion and adjectives of importance with the subjunctive in that-clauses. These verbs and expressions are used to give strong or urgent recommendations, often in the workplace...

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Clarifying What You Heard, Asking for Repetition, and Confirming Your Understanding in Business English

Even if you have been speaking English for years, you are going to find yourself in a situation where someone uses a word or a phrase you don’t know, speaks a little too fast, or...

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Making Appointments and Plans

Have you had to make an appointment recently? What about arranging plans with your friends or family? You probably make appointments and plans on a regular basis, but you’re probably wondering if you’re using the...

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