There are plenty of articles about staying safe when you're travelling for work, but as well as giving general tips, I also want to focus on some language-specific issues. Especially at first, it takes more energy to function all day in a new language, and you may encounter new situations that you haven'tt experienced before, on account of the fact that you're getting around in a country that uses a different language.
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Do you ever have problems with people on the telephone because they just won't stop talking, even though you think the conversation should be coming to an end? If so, here are some tips to help you!
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This week's podcast is about feeling unwell - the kind of things that you might say or hear in the office when people are saying that they don't feel well, and why. I thought this was topical for this time of year because a lot of colds and flu viruses are going around:
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First impressions are important, and this also applies when you contact people for the first time.
Here are 11 things that don't come across well when you're trying to sell products or pitch an idea. I have used examples of messages or emails that I have received in order to explain my points.
The show notes page is here: https://englishwithkirsty.com/podcast/episode111
Sometimes students tell me that they want to sound like a native speaker. Today I share 10 things that you shouldn't say, even though some native speakers say them. WE're not talking about mistakes here, but things that don't sound good, are annoying, or that don't make a positive impression.
You can find the show notes here: https://englishwithkirsty.com/podcast/episode110
Today I'm talking about dealing with difficult behaviour, and an example of how you can speak to a colleague about a problem – explaining why their behaviour is a problem for you, and a possible solution to make things better for everyone.
You can find the show notes here: https://englishwithkirsty.com/podcast