Category Archives: Writing

Money makes the world go round!: vocabulary and debates

Now let’s talk MONEY!

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Filing a complaint

When filing a complaint, keep these things in mind: Remain calm. The person who can help didn’t cause the problem. Don’t use an angry, threatening or sarcastic tone. State exactly what you want done about the problem. Document each step, … Continue reading

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The Joy of Whining

We’ve just seen how to complain to make yourself heard in a formal situation but there are times you can’t be bothered to make the effort and you prefer whining to your friends. Everyone needs a good complaining session every … Continue reading

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The world of work

Even though we are not writing a CV in class, we understand this is a difficult time in which many of you will try to apply for a job abroad. Many have problems with CV writing. Find some advice here. … Continue reading

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The Apprentice: Application

Lord Sugar has set out once again to find his next business partner and there is no reason why that couldn’t be you! The winning candidate will receive an investment of up to £250,000, and will go into a 50:50 … Continue reading

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Essay writing

Writing is like a journey: you start with a blank sheet of paper and what appears on it at the end of the trip depends entirely on you. You should go through every stage of the essay writing process described … Continue reading

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Book Review

If you are ever asked about a film/book, you would certainly recommend it or not depending on how much you liked it. Find below some interesting expressions to give your opinion in just one word: Fascinating!       Far-fetched!  Brilliant!    Gripping! Moving!     … Continue reading

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