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tax It is the time of the year when everyone takes a close look at his or her expenses, investments and savings. Why? Because it is the time of the year when everyone is busy filing his or her income tax return! Are you wondering why we, an online English tutor, are discussing income tax returns, then we would like to ask you, what language is the income tax return filed? English, right? If you need to hire a professional or a lawyer to file your...
sales The most difficult job, in my opinion, is the one that involves marketing. No matter what the product or service is, marketing has become essential for the success of any business. Marketing has become a very integral part of any business, and thus, this industry has become very cut-throat. There is immense competition – not just because marketing is essential, but also because there are many people offering similar products and services....
Speaking English speaking is a skill that one cannot do without in today’s times. Whatever you do, wherever you go, fluent spoken English always comes in handy. For instance, you need to make a complaint regarding some discrepancy in your bank account, how would you do it? You will either write a letter to the bank or lodge a complaint with the call center. For both of these, you will have to use English. Similarly, many day to day chores require one to...
argument There is a famous adage, ‘Enter into an argument only if you know you will win it!’ However, it is easier said than done. Winning an argument is not a cakewalk - it requires skills, tact and not to forget, fluent English speaking.Before we embark on learning the tips for winning an argument, let us understand what an argument is. Arguments are of two types:· Offensive/ defensive· InformativeOffensive/ defensive argument is when the sole purpose of...
keep calm Do you know what the highlight of my day is? Writing these blogs about learning English, because I learn so much myself. When I am writing about a topic I am not familiar with, I take it up as a challenge and teach myself as I go on writing. That is the beauty of this language. You learn even as you teach, maybe more than you can learn in a class. In fact, in my opinion, teaching is an easy way to learn English. When you take up the task of...
guests English is originally the language of the British – they are the ones who introduced this language in India. Apart from the language, it’s their manners and discipline that they are known for. They have a code of conduct they follow in everything they do, and if you are a student of spoken English, you must learn about manners.I am definitely not saying that you should copy the western world when it comes to manners, but you should definitely...
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...
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 for both, the...
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...

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