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15 common errors in English usage (for Beginners)

Limba engleză poate fi de multe ori o provocare, în special când este vorba de particularităţi ale gramaticii. Prepoziţiile, topica propoziţiei şi concordanţa timpurilor ne pot încurca şi ne pot face să ne exprimăm greşit. Iată câteva exemple cu cel mai des întâlnite greşeli de exprimare în limba engleză, şi modul în care ele se pot [...]

English for Meetings – Interrupting during a meeting

Hello, I’m sure all of you attend business meetings and there are situations when you oppose or don’t understand what someone has just said. Maybe  you ask yourselves:  ’Should I interrupt or should I wait until he/ she finishes talking?’ Well, interrupting during a business meeting is sometimes necessary and generally accepted, but only if [...]

English for the Corporate Sector – Pre-intermediate Level (VI)

(Answers from last time: 1. a. on, b. to, c. to, d. past; 2. a. I’m not very familiar with the problem, b. Janet is in charge of the sales department, c. Please refrain from smoking in the building, d. Sylvia stopped driving for fear she might have an accident.) Dear student, I have found [...]

English for the Corporate Sector – Pre-intermediate Level (IV)

(Answers from last time: 1. The last time I flew this type of aircraft was during WW2, 2. We don’t know who wrote this poem, 3. This suitcase cost (me) fifty pounds, 4. Who won the 100 metre dash?, 5. On Sunday she felt worse than now, 6. Father asked Tom why he hadn’t washed [...]