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Writing Tools | Grammarly Student Discounts

Writing Tools | Grammarly Student Discounts

When you want to practise writing, coaching guides you in the right direction and tuition is essential to fill in the gaps. For success, there is no better alternative than a human input. Book your writing tuition here. However, between sessions, did you know you can get extra practice with Write and Improve, from Cambridge … Continue reading

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Timetable: Self-Service Access

Timetable: Self-Service Access

MiProfe timetable From this month (February 2019), students, writing tuition and consulting clients will have direct online access to their timetable. Why change? Several reasons: to boost efficiency, offer choices and cut time spent on administration. Please take a minute or two to read how this new service benefits students by reducing tuition fees, in … Continue reading

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Understanding English—and making yourself understood

Understanding English—and making yourself understood

What you should know: English pronunciation and how to improve comprehension. Why proper pronunciation is especially important for job interviews. How to ensure that you understand more when you listen. Read this for ideas, practise and progress to help you to get a good job with a major employer. Read an email with a professional opinion from an English Human Resources recruitment specialist who interviewed Spanish candidates who applied for jobs in England. Continue reading

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What does the future hold?

What does the future hold?

What does the future hold? An often-asked question, many of us would like to know what the future holds. Although it would be nice to know Saturday’s winning lottery numbers in advance, one thing we can say for certain is that the English language will continue to be important in business, international relations, science and … Continue reading

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Telephone English for busy people

Here is an amusing and slightly irreverent ‘conversation’ (watch it and see why that’s in single quotation marks!) with some good ideas for telephone English for busy people : There is also a transcript below and on the page you can click to.  Many thanks to Vicki Hollett for her kind permission to share this … Continue reading

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Fruit is weighed … where?

La fruta se pesa en caja. Gracias. Can you spot the differences in the sentences? It’s not a good translation to English. 1. Article ‘the’ not necessary. 2. Wrong preposition: should be ‘at’. 3. Although una caja might be ‘a box’, in the context of a supermarket this should be ‘checkout‘. 4. (Manners!) – ‘Thank … Continue reading

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Libros de texto, para leer – SIN gastos de envio

Do you occasionally buy books to read on the beach, while you travel, for presents or for children? Sometimes it’s nice to be able to turn a page without worrying about power supplies, recharging or losing an expensive device. Students and parents often ask me where to buy books. Although there are sometimes reasons to … Continue reading

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