Monday, May 22, 2017

Conversation Starters for Better English Skills

MASTERING COMMUNICATION FOR INTERPERSONAL SKILL DEVELOPMENT

By: N.E.B.






For a non-native English speaking country, the English language is indirectly associated with a certain social class in which people see them as elite and well-educated. A status quo indeed. Despite all these, there comes a time when the feeling of awkwardness between two strangers is obvious. A dead air, if I must put it that way, impedes the very essence of communication. The suppression of communication is very dependent to what we call fear and lack of self-confidence.

Sunday, May 7, 2017

English Language - Its Effects and Values in Recruiting

THE TREND IN RECRUITING ENGLISH SPEAKING TALENTS


By: N.E.B.



I was very surprised when I was flipping through websites looking for some good articles to read. I came across with the language proficiency article and employment opportunities. It is said that 65% of recruiters and hiring managers say strong written or spoken communication skills are more important in an entry-level job applicant than their college major and strong communicators have a competitive edge (Gallo, C. -Forbes).

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Suggestions on How to Expand your Vocabulary

TECHNIQUES USED TO UNCOVER THE HIDDEN AND UNFAMILIAR WORDS

By: N.E.B.


You may wonder why there are people who are fluent in both speaking and writing English with a very distinct and accurate word use. They are those who know many words in the dictionary, now that sounds smart, right? Let me tell you this, having a broad vocabulary gives you an advantage in academic and professional facets. How do we fish words from the wide ocean of English language? Below are the suggested tips and techniques: