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compare things English is not just about learning new words, increasing your vocabulary and understanding grammar rules. Learning English is about learning the different nuances of the language. English is a very diverse language with a number of aspects, expressions and concepts. When you are enhancing your spoken English, you also need to learn about the various concepts like passive and active voice, tenses, idioms, expressions used for praise, criticism,...
speaking english You know what I love about the English language? It is so fancy and gives you the freedom to express yourself in a myriad number of ways. One single thought can be presented in many ways. For example, you wish to say that you are hungry. Now, you could simply say, “I am hungry” or, to make it more dramatic, you could also say, “I am famished!” If speaking to a friend, you could say, “Care to grab a bite? I am so hungry!” See, one thought and so many...
comparison Learning and improving is not age bound. One should never stop learning and enhancing his/her knowledge. It becomes all the more important when you are learning English, as it is such a vast language that there is something new to learn every single day.It is true that people learn from their mistakes. For instance, if you have the habit of mispronouncing a word, and one of your friends corrects you, you will always remember it and make sure...
BPO Whether you are an advertising professional or work in a bank, fluent spoken English is a must in any job. How would you make a pitch, or handle customers if you lack English fluency? Regardless of what the nature of your job is, learning English has become a must. One job sector, of which English forms the backbone, is the BPO industry or most popularly known as the call centers. Call center employees not only need to have good English fluency, but...
conversations There are many instances wherein we are required to speak in English – and not just speak but have a proper and meaningful conversation. Through our online English classes, various blogs on English speaking and articles about improving spoken English, we have been helping you learn, improve and become fluent in the language. We have been getting good reviews and an amazing response to our conversational blogs! Through our sample...
reading book A library is every English learners best friend! A place full of amazing books and stories that can take your imagination to places! And imagine the English lessons that you can learn while being mesmerized by the interesting characters! It is a haven for knowledge. If you are someone trying to improve your English, then the best way is to enroll with a library and immerse yourself in the world of books. Reading is a great way of  learning...
hypothetically speaking Have you heard of the proverb, ‘if wishes were horses, beggars would ride’? This is a perfect example of what hypothesis mean. Speaking hypothetically is an art, and as a spoken English student, it is one of the aspects of English that you need to learn. In your day-to-day English conversations, there will be many instances where you will have to speak hypothetically. Why, you ask? Because when you use hypothetical sentences, it reflects that...
debit card Hello, fellow students! How is your English speaking practice coming along? I am sure, with our helpful blogs full of tips and tricks combined with your own passion to learn, you will soon speak fluent English, if you are not doing so already!As an online spoken English tutor, we get a number of queries about English speaking and how one can achieve fluency. Well, this definitely is not a one-day job. Learning English is a gradual process,...
online communication Communication of any kind has some rules and etiquettes that one must follow. Whether you are having a face-to-face dialogue or communicating online, good manners and proper use of language counts everywhere. Just because you are chatting does not mean that English fluency is out of the window. You may not be practicing spoken English, nonetheless, even chatting is a good exercise to improve your English. Rules of online communicationGiven that chatting,...
complaint center Gone are the days when you had to physically go to a shop or service center to lodge a complaint about a faulty machine or deficiency in service. Nowadays, all you have to do is call up the complaint or grievance center and register your complaint.You must be wondering why are we discussing complaint centers in a blog meant for English learning? What has a spoken English tutorial got to do with service centers? The logic is simple – when you...
communicate Hello folks! How is your English speaking practice going? I am sure, our helpful tips and blogs have been benefitting you.Our aim is to make spoken English fun to learn and easy to inculcate. English fluency is a necessity nowadays. Whether it is to get an official work done, or a casual conversation in a coffee shop, the English language has taken over everywhere. And you certainly cannot be left behind!For a non-English speaker, or a...
appraisal The budget season brings with it a lot of tension – increased taxes, hiked prices and the new norms. However, it also brings with it the time for the appraisal. This is the time of the year that every professional waits for, because this is the time when they will be rewarded and appraised on the basis of their performance in the past year.As you must be aware, a general appraisal procedure starts with filling an appraisal form, followed by a...
calling Your phone’s reception is bad. Your water purifier needs servicing. The microwave oven you use is not working properly. Your internet connection is warped.What do you do in all these and similar situations? The answer is obvious – call up the respective service center and lodge your grievance. In this age of communication and globalization, a service center has become indispensable for any brand of product or service. It’s a win-win situation...
target achieved The month end is a time of stress and tension for every professional, more so if your job is target bound. Whether you are a bank employee, marketing agent or a salesman, you know how important it is to make sure that you achieve your target, and if possible, do a little extra. This will not only save your job, but consistently good performance will make you the star employee!This sounds very good, but it is easier said than done! Meeting your...
When to use ‘I’ For English learners, deciding to use 'me, myself or I' in a statement is one of the most common error points. We do understand that English grammar rules are difficult and could get complicated; however, poor grammar will get you nowhere. To ensure you make a good impression, it is important for you to express yourself vocally or in writing in flawless language. Irrespective of whom you're communicating with, whether it is just a friend, a...
adding 's' English grammar could get a little confusing and complicated when it comes to first time learners. This is the same case when it comes to plurals. Mastering the rules of plurals does take ample of practice and dedication. To know when to add an 'es' or just an 's' is something that you can develop gradually, as you progress on your English grammar learning venture. You should be aware of the fact that there are certain words in English that...
article thumbnailYou have just got your first job as a retail sales rep and are pretty excited about the job profile. You want to impress your management, customers and want your first day to go as smoothly as possible. So how would you go about your job role? You can use your English communication skills as your main strength in establishing your superior communication skills, which will allow you to stand apart from the competition. Main parts of retail sales...
article thumbnailYou are the sales executive at Vijay Sales and in charge of the LED TV Section. A customer walks in and shows signs of being interested in a model. So what will be your next step? You should take the initiative and approach the customer. By explaining the product in fluent English, you have a better chance of converting a prospective customer into a confirmed sale. Things to keep in mind when explaining your product to a customer: 1. Simple...
article thumbnailCustomers love freebies and even more so when it comes without asking. One of the ways to ensure long lasting goodwill is to pamper your hotel guests with as much freebies as possible. These can come in the form of free internet connections, welcome drinks, limo pickups etc. When you describe your freebies in perfect English, your customer’s joy will know no bounds. Read on to find how to impress your guests with freebies. Things to remember when...
article thumbnailIntroducing your company is a more critical and crucial aspect as compared to introducing oneself. Hence, presenting your company should make a good impression with a potential customer or client. The art of introducing your company involves shifting the focus to your client/customer by engaging their interest and creating an aura of a conversation rather than just a speech/ lecture. Here is an article that would present you with a complete...
Promotion format is very important A promotion letter is written with the intention of rewarding the employee in the current job for outstanding performance in the past quarter or for achieving an unachievable target. Promotion letters are those that follow an extremely rigid format and may/ may not vary as per the seniority of the promotion. The English language in such letters has to be professional and crisp. As an HR executive, you issue these promotion letters on the orders...
Proper marketing is important Imagine attending a gathering and you happen to come across an individual who could be the perfect client for your business. What next? Not wasting any time, you engage in a business-oriented conversation and the fated question pops in your mind, "How do I go about this situation?" Your eyes light up with excitement and you realize, "This is it! This is your one shot to make it or break it." Below are some pointers that should answer all those questions...
Type the perfect proposal As an HR executive you are often required to draft official letters that is then passed on to the employees. For doing so, you need to have your English communication skills at its professional best and a 'know- how' about the different types of letters that are involved, bang on. What is a relieving letter? In terms of a relieving letter, it is an official document or an acknowledgment letter from the company to the employee. This crucial letter...
describing graphs,tables and charts Each one of us have made use of graphs and charts throughout our growing up years - from making projects in schools to analysis and presentations in college. Hence, we all are accustomed to fundamentals behind graphs and charts. Well, they are used to represent information and data in a pictographic layout. Also, there are certain phrases and vocabulary used to describe the figures and trends, the ups and downs displayed in the graphs and...
Do not disturb the crime scene You are a  foreign exchange student in Ukraine and you are returning from college to your home. You get the shock of your life when you open the door and find your room disheveled. You check and find out that 5000 UAH is missing along with your laptop. You need to contact your regional police officials to report the burglary. How will you utilize your English speaking skills to clearly communicate your problem to the police? You need to get back...

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