English Proficiency Weaknesses in the Workplace

International workforces tend to have weaker English skills than the adult populations as a whole, according to a survey of 115,000 employees carried out by Education First (EF), the world leader in international education. The EF English Proficiency Index for Companies (EPIc), the most comprehensive global study of its kind, provides national and international benchmarks…

Social Networking

During the first decade of the twenty-first century, the phenomenon of social networking on the Internet exploded across the globe. Online social networking sites are websites that allow people to post personal information about themselves and to connect with people who have similar interests. It is a way of forming community, but a community exists…

New words – 9 May 2016

clipped wing generation noun the generation of young adults who are unable to be independent from their parents because they cannot afford independent living costs. William Wragg, aged 28, is among … Source: New words – 9 May 2016

Learning styles

There are three basic types of classroom learning styles: visual, auditory and kinesthetic. These learning styles describe the most common ways that people learn. Individuals tend to instinctively prefer one style over the others; thus each person has a learning style that is dominant even though he or she may also rely something on the…

Idioms about fruits and vegetables

I am getting used to my English friends bump into me every morning with a greeting expression as “Hi, how are YOU”?. My answer isn’t straight forward when I said something different recently as “I am full of beans“. Moreover, I thought I’d be a very good idea to use some unusual English idioms which incorporate fruits…

Personal tips to improve your memory

Part of learning a new language is memorizing vocabulary. It could be boring, e.g.; to write it several times, or it could be entertaining, as seeing films more than once, but at the end of the day remember them is essential. I would like to drive my next point for memorializing vocabulary as I describe below:…

The ‘V’ word

You are single make the best of it.
It doesn’t mean you’re not good enough.
It means no one is good enough for you.

AJIN

A seinen manga book wrote by Gamon Sakurai.

CREED

This film has been directed by Ryan Coogler in 2015. As part of the Rocky film series, this one shows how combatants work constantly against their own limits in order to achieve an award on their profession. It is important to mention the fact, the amazed performance nailed by the film starts with Michael B. Jordan…

Awkward situations

Hmm, at some time or other, everyone finds themselves in an awkward situation. And I am referring to someone suddenly talking to you about something so personal, or another topic that you disbelief or you feel shame about that. Topics such as money (salary), politics, religion are very controversial but, more awkward could be the…

New year resolutions 2016

Hello to all my dear fellows, my first line on this blog could be a little weird to digest, but I only want to remark that we are running in a new year and it is time to start on our personal projects. And ‘Yes’ after a fortnight of January 2016, it could be difficult to…