Sunday, 4 February 2007

Writing Emails

Students keep on asking me how to write emails. Well after investigating for a while I think I´m able to help you here.
The basic rule is: “brevity is the soul of wit” this means that being concise is the best option. Or just remember this rule: “Keep it nice short and sweet”.

Read about 10 tips for writing business emails.
Email writing tips

Email samples:
Writing Business Letters
Fun Stuff

Take a look at them and tell me what you think.

Thursday, 1 February 2007

Giving Presentations

Most students panic when they have to give presentations in front of an audience. My suggestion is to first study some of the fixed expressions used whenever you have to give a presentation.

Below you will find a variety of links on how to give an effective presentation.

English Club ;Gives you the vocabulary to use in every step: Introduction, Preparation, Equipment, Delivery, Language, The presentation, Review, Test.

Better English :Improve your presentations by taking a look at grammar exercises related with presentations.

Learn English Today: Useful Phrases, Presentation Vocabulary and Presentation Basics.

Giving oral presentations: The homework task in this site contains more than 9 hours of self-study. It´s very complete.