Tom’s boss is trying to explain Tom’s new job and what he needs to do. Tom doesn’t really understand him.… Read more
When traveling to an English-speaking country or any international destination, knowing a few words and questions related to hotels can be of great use since it allows you to book a room, order food, and tell the staff your problems … Read more
Owing to the sprawl of globalization, businesses worldwide are collaborating with companies and firms overseas and this requires frequent interactions between people who may not have a common medium of communication other than English. Thus if you are not a … Read more
In this chapter you will learn about dealing with possible problems at the airport
Maya and John are seated in at the airport waiting for René.
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“I wonder how well René did in the competition?” Maya asked.
“Well, I hope,”
Outside academic circles, good written English is steadily becoming a remnant of the past – a thing to feel nostalgic about and then forget. Rampant usage of acronyms, short forms of words (‘fab’ for fabulous, ‘rave’ for ‘ravishing’ and so … Read more
English is a fascinating language. Not only has it become the lingua franca of the globalized world but has also molded itself according to the speech patterns and the myriad accents of English speakers of non-English speaking countries. But this … Read more
Slang words are common used nowadays. Instead of giving long answers, people just prefer to say a simple slang word that explains the whole situation. Slang words are also used as alternatives for regular words like the word ‘wheels’ is … Read more
Tom has recently moved to “Eutropia” and has become friends with his next-door neighbour Maya.
In this chapter you will learn about a rude gesture you often see in English-speaking countries.
Tom was glad to have a new friend, his … Read more
There are occasions when you feel the price of an item is too steep. This is when you can try and haggle with the salesperson or retailer, in order to convince him/her to bring the price down. Haggling, by … Read more
The smartphone has become an important part of people’s live. Not only do they use it for talking to their friends and loved ones, but they can also play games, browse the internet (check different websites online), go through their … Read more