Content Showcase: January 2019

Coherence and Unity in Business Texts

Coherence and Unity in Business Texts
Coherence and unity are two of the most important aspects of effective business writing. A good paragraph needs to have both coherence and unity. But what exactly do we mean by... Readmore...
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China's Inflation Rises Sharply

China's Inflation Rises Sharply
Thirty years ago, few people paid close attention to China’s economy. Today, though, with the ever connecting global net, China’s economy is a hugely important part of... Readmore...
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Telephoning: Dealing with Persistent Callers

Telephoning: Dealing with Persistent Callers
Persistent callers are people who keep calling until they can speak to a certain person. It may be your job to answer the phone and speak several times to the same caller. The... Readmore...
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The Language of Personal Investing

The Language of Personal Investing
In the past 10 or 15 years, personal investing has skyrocketed throughout the developed world. What used to be an area for experts and people with years of specialized experience... Readmore...
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Extending Your Vocabulary Through Reading

Extending Your Vocabulary Through Reading
Dear Tania, I have been studying English for six and a half years in a Hong Kong government school.  I think my problem in English is my poor vocabulary for comprehension... Readmore...
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The Good Grammar Book

The Good Grammar Book
The Good Grammar Book includes all the grammar covered in elementary to lower-intermediate course books. The 21 sections may be used in any order, making it suitable for use with... Readmore...
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American Business Etiquette Guidelines

American Business Etiquette Guidelines
Business conversation may take place during meals. However, many times you will find more social conversation taking place during the actual meal. The business discussions are... 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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