A Brief History Of The English Language

English is a West Germanic language that arose in the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England and spread into what was to become south-east Scotland under the influence of the Anglian medieval kingdom of Northumbria. Following the extensive influence of Great Britain and the United Kingdom from the 18th century, via the British Empire, and of the … Read more

How to give a presentation / How to structure a talk.

This morning I gave a class on words and expressions for linking ideas and information in a talk or presentation. When we give talks, presentations or write in formal English, we use linking words to connect ideas or information and help the listener or reader anticipate what is coming next. This helps communicate the message clearly and … Read more

This Blog will be dedicated to communicating information on the methods of learning the English language

Today is the first day of my blog dedicated to informing, assisting and teaching the best approaches to both learning and using the English language. English  is the language of the international community. It is vital to communication in areas of business, science and politics. So as this blog unfolds and evolves, we will  be … Read more