Monthly Archives: August 2017

Need a proofreader?

You need to write an important text in English, but don’t have anybody to proofread it for you? Turn to to improve your writing. It can help you identify: confused prepositions wordy sentences overuse of the passive voice repetitive words spelling mistakes common writing mistakesContinue Reading


Scribble-Scrabble is a word game that can help your participants review the key concepts of the training session – and is something for people who like a bit of friendly competition!Continue Reading

On learning

“Usually when we hear or read something new, we just compare it to our own ideas. If it is the same, we accept it and say that it is correct. If it is not, we say it is incorrect. In either case, we learn nothing.” Thich Nhat HanhContinue Reading

Key trainer behaviours

What kind of behaviours does a trainer need to have? The Development Company has identifed the following eight: works with difference questions listens is objective is approachable is adaptable participative gives constructive feedback Do you have any to add?Continue Reading

You’re frustrated. It’s so frustrating …

We’re often asked what the difference is between “interesting” and “interested”. Or “boring” and “bored”. This short list gives you examples of what we call “participle adjectives” and how to use them. Once you’ve understood the concept, you might like to test yourself here and here.Continue Reading