Business English – Agreement

Hi everyone,   The workplace is an area where you will hear many different opinions. Whether you are in a business meeting, at a conference, or simply chatting to a co-worker over a coffee, it is important that you can give your … Read More

Talking about neighbours in English

Talking about neighbours in English This post contains some reading and listening links that will give you some vocabulary and ideas for talking about about neighbours in English. This is an interesting topic because nearly everyone has a neighbour of some description … Read More

Talking about trade in English

Talking about trade in English In this blog post, we are talking about trade in English. This is an interesting topic in today’s economy because many people have a great need to improve their English precisely because they work for companies or … Read More

Business English : Asking for Clarification

This video covers some ways that you can ask for clarification in the workplace. Don’t just nod your head and pretend to understand, use the following questions and phrases to ask your co-workers exactly what they mean! Sorry, I’m not exactly sure … Read More

Talking about sleep in English

 Articles/video to help you with talking about sleep in English This blog post contains two articles and a video that are talking about sleep in English. I had a really long trip home to Donegal from Lisbon at the weekend, including … Read More

How to find an IELTS teacher in Ireland

How to find an IELTS teacher in Ireland This post contains advice for English learners in Ireland who would like to take the IELTS exam. Specifically, it contains advice about how to find an IELTS teacher in Ireland. The first option is … Read More

Talking about work holidays in English

Talking about work holidays in English This post contains reading and listening links to help you talk about time off work in English. The amount of time that workers can get off work varies from country to country. It includes differing numbers … Read More

Ways to learn English in Ireland

Ways to learn English in Ireland More and more people are coming to Ireland to study English these days, with record numbers reported last year (2017). A total of 119,000 students learned English in Ireland in 2016, up by 11,871 on the previous … Read More

Tired of always forgetting new vocabulary? – Use these tips to help improve your memory

Memorising new vocabulary   Hi everyone, Anyone who has tried learning a second language will testify to the following problem; You are mid-conversation and just about to make an important point when … blank… a key word that you need to express … Read More

English listening: pollution and the environment

 English listening: pollution and the environment Reading This is a post with contents to help you practise reading, listening and speaking about pollution and the environment in English. The two reading links are fairly simple to understand. The first article is … Read More