Archive for September, 2012

Countries and Nationalities

With more and more people travelling around the world, be it for business or pleasure, we meet people from different countries. It is necessary to know how do we call someone from a particular country or the nationality to avoid embarrassment. So the next time you visit Poland, you can tell your friend, “Poles are very […]

Meeting People: Introduction

We meet people every day from work and other social functions. Introducing yourself or other people is a start to a good business relationship or friendship. So, it is always good to meet people. Let’s have some practice on introduction: Practice: Complete the conversation by filling in the gaps from the choices given below. Conversation […]

5 Idioms: Money

We have here 5 idioms about money or financial status. well off / well to do / well heeled – rich Example: Ben can travel the world without any worries on expenses because he is well heeled. tighten your belt – spend less than usual Example: I need to tighten my belt just until I […]