Content Showcase: October 2017

Business Grammar: Expressing Possibility

Business Grammar: Expressing Possibility
There are times when writers are uncertain about what will happen and need to refer to future events as possibilities or probabilities, not as future certainties. In... Readmore...
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Robber Tries to Hold up Closed Bank

Robber Tries to Hold up Closed Bank
A robber chose the wrong day of the week to rob a bank. Turning up on an early closing day, the bank staff were more amused than afraid when they saw the man with a mask banging... Readmore...
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Talking About Where you Live

Talking About Where you Live
Having a conversation about where you live or come from is often an effective way of introducing yourself to another person, and also of getting to know more about them. In a... Readmore...
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The Language of Sales and Retail

The Language of Sales and Retail
Retail sales is one of the most common forms of day-to-day business in most countries today. Learning how to sell and communicate information to a customer is an important part of... Readmore...
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Your Questions to the Editor

Your Questions to the Editor
Should I put a capital letter after a colon? No, in most cases.  Yes, when the passage that follows is a full sentence and is longer than just a few words. For... Readmore...
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English Pronunciation in Use

English Pronunciation in Use
English Pronunciation in Use is a comprehensive reference and practice book for learners of intermediate level and above and can be used by individual learners working alone, or... Readmore...
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Simplified English Jokes

Simplified English Jokes
A friend of mine was a frequent user of a pay telephone at a popular truck stop, and was greatly inconvenienced when the phone went out of order. Repeated requests for repair... Readmore...
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Business English Grammar and Usage Test

Business English Grammar and Usage Test
The Learning Centre includes many business English tests. Business English tests differ from standard English tests in that they focus on English as it is used in the workplace,... Readmore...
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