Monthly Archives: August 2014

Ready for a game of cards?

A game of cardsAccording to Alan Matthews, using card games in your training can add “variety, interaction, colour and interest”. They’re easy to set up, don’t involve a lot of equipment, don’t need lots of space and can create a lot of discussion.

Look here at the examples he recommends. Perhaps you would like to give them a try!


Less is more

Do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few. Pythagoras Isn’t less often more when it comes to speaking or writing? Clearer. More concise. And much more powerful. Take a look at best-selling author and entrepreneur Seth Godin‘s blog. We believe him to be the master of the short post. Continue Reading

Talking business

This BBC course gives you useful language and phrases to improve your spoken communication skills in English in different business situations. You’ll see four modules: telephoning, meetings, presentations and negotiations.  Each section features audio, target language and a quiz – all of which are downloadable. And you’ll have the opportunity to practise and test your understanding of the language.… Continue Reading