Short English Tips

How to Speak Politely in English

Politeness is having or showing behaviour that is respectful and considerate of other people. As Josh Billings(19th-century American writer) said: Politeness is better than logic. You can often persuade when you cannot convince.

Tips for Job or College Interviews

Job interviews are exciting but they can be a little daunting too. It’s natural to wonder: who will be present and what questions will they ask?
One of the best ways to prepare for an interview is by thinking, in advance, about the questions that might come up. Here are just a few of the questions that we predict may come up. Best of luck!

The Difference Between First and At First

English language learners sometimes confuse “at first” and “first.” They are both transitions that often begin a sentence. However, the similarity ends there! The little preposition “at” makes a big difference.

The Difference Between Good and Well

When do we use “good” and when do we use “well” to describe?
You can say that you dance well. We sing well. I speak English well. Well describes the way we
do something.
When used with the verb “to be,” well describes our state of being - or our health. If I say that “I
am well” or “I am not very well,” I am referring to my health.