Category: english

Turning Points (Finance): Part 2 of 2

Enough is Enough I was laughed at, talked badly about by Thai teachers (they make examples out of you real fast), students flipping me off in my face, disobedient.  On a number of occasions, I lost my voice.  Regardless of the money, I woke…

How To Criticize – And Not Be Hated For It + Talking About Your Own Mistakes First

“Many people begin their criticism with sincere praise followed by the word “but” and ending with a critical statement. For example, in trying to change a child’s careless attitude toward studies, we might say, “We’re really proud of you, Johnnie, for raising your grades…

TOEFL: Part A – Part I – Incomplete Independent Clauses

For all of my students around the world tuning in to my  YouTube channel and blogs for test preparation help, here’s one on TOEFL. I know a lot of people view my blogs for a number of things; whether it’s health related articles or…

Free Writing & Free Speaking Topics: Part III (For ESL Students) *Downloadable PDF*

Welcome back, my ESL & EFL learners! Just to emphasize this point, this particular blog/download is for English language learners who tune into my blog.  For those of you who are essay writing in university in NES (native English speaking) countries, this will arouse…

Free writing & Free Speaking Topics: Part II (For ESL Students) *Downloadable PDF*

Freewriting & Freespeaking – Part II The downloadable link above is another array of miscellaneous topics to get your mind flowing with things you’ve probably never thought of. I’ve written on the last blog that this is especially crucial for countries which don’t ask…

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