English has long been touted as the universal language, with as many as 330 to 360 million people having it as their primary language, and 470 million to a billion people using it as their secondary language. For many people, learning how to speak English has become an absolute need as for them, it is […]
So you have been learning English for several years and yet when you speak to an American and you hear the phrases “drive me nuts,” “heck”, “cool”, or “you look beat” you are left wondering what they mean. In general, American English is the same English spoken in many countries around the world. However, there […]
If you are thinking about working or studying abroad or looking for jobs, you need to also think about how well you can communicate in English. Improving your English written and oral communication skills is very crucial not only in finding a job, but also in social situations. A lot of English language learners sometimes […]
More often than not, in a business setting, Filipinos use English in formal interactions done personally and over the phone. If there are common errors occurring during person-to-person dialogues, there are about the same number of boo-boos when it comes to phone conversations.
Here are the top ten examples of the usual mistakes Filipinos commit whenever they make a call or they’re on the receiving end, and the corresponding proper ways of expressing their statements to the other person:
AE developed and improved my communication skills and self-confidence. In a short length of time, I was able to employ correct usage of grammar and pronunciation.