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Useful Adjectives for Describing Feelings & Emotions in English

How to Describe Someone’s Feelings & Emotions in English.<p><b>Describing Someone’s Feelings and Emotions – Video</b><p><b>Describing Someone’s Feelings and</b> …

How to Learn New Things as an Adult

A new book explores the psychology of mastering skills and absorbing information.<p>Quick, what’s the capital of Australia? No Googling! (And no points if you’re Australian—that means the information is more meaningful to you, which means you’re more likely to know it.) Did you get it? Or are you sure …

Bill Gates

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Former FBI hostage-negotiation trainer shares 6 tricks for getting people to do what you want

He'd pretend to be a suicidal policeman, holding a gun to his neck, threatening to take his own life.<p>His job was to challenge his audience — a room full of FBI agents and police officers — to talk him out of it.<p>"In the end, I always pulled the trigger, and then, from the point of view of that role …

Goldman Sachs

When You Start Practicing This, You Start to Grow as a Person

Honesty is the best policy, especially when we apply it to ourselves.<p>It's easy to see why people lie to others: to keep their jobs, to avoid an argument with someone, to protect their reputation, or because they think everyone will be better off for it. It's wrong, we know, but sometimes we figure …

It Only Took Steve Jobs 5 Words to Give the Best Career Advice You'll Hear Today

In 1997, Steve Jobs was answering developers' questions when he decided to drop some major wisdom regarding the power of focus.<p>The power of focus.<p>Without it, you're doomed to a life of distraction. A life in which others' priorities dictate on what you spend your time. As you move from one shiny …

Why the Problem with Learning is Unlearning

Want to Learn More Quickly? Get Good at Admitting Your Mistakes

Intellectual humility is as important to efficient learning as the world's best study skills.<p>There's a ton of advice out there for those who are committed to becoming lifelong learners, from science-backed study strategies and guidance on getting more out of what you read, to tips on squeezing …

The 5 Most Vital Credentials For Today's Workplace (Make Sure You Have Them)

The alphabet soup of "need to have"credentials for entrepreneurs has changed. See which are the most important.<p>Remember when you were born? If you can't think back that far, not to worry, go find someone who knew you then. I know, for sure, there were already specific credentials associated with …

7 ways wealthy, mega-successful people think differently

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said, "People can really be smart or have skills that are directly applicable, but if they don't really believe in …

Forget 10,000-Hours: Edison, Bezos and Zuckerberg Follow the 10,000-Experiment Rule

<b>Deliberate experimentation is more important than deliberate practice in a rapidly changing world.</b><p>Most people think that Thomas Edison invented the …

Creativity

Why so many people overspend on their holidays

There are a host of subconscious reasons that make people spend more on their travels, and it’s difficult to keep them in check, writes Alina Dizik.<p>Esta Shah always plans a fun activity for the day following her holiday. It’s not a coping strategy to combat the back-to-work blues – rather, it’s a …

The power of a ‘not-to-do’ list

Rather than setting goals you can achieve, look for mistakes you’d like to avoid.<p>Has your working day become one long battle to wade through a to-do list?<p>The multiple distractions of the modern workplace – digital overload, open offices and constant interruptions, to name a few – can make it near …

44 Overused Words & Phrases To Be Aware Of (Infographic)

The Visual Guide to English Prepositions Part 2/2 (Infographic)

Below are adjectives you can use to describe people or personalities. Which adjective best describes you? :)

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FIND A STUDENT TO STUDY TOGETHER<p>FIND A TEACHER<p>Find a Language Exchange Partner<p>This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by …

Transition Words

Compare & Contrast Transitional Words & Phrases

The Most Popular Connective Words - learn English,grammar,english

Words that connect words, phrases, or clauses are called <b>connectives</b>. The primary connectives are:<p><b>1.</b> <b>Conjunctions</b> (as, and, but, if, or, etc.)<p><b>2.</b> …

Talking about the weather in English - learn English,communication,vocabulary,english

<b>Questions about the weather:</b><p>What's it like out(side)?<br>• How's the weather?<br>• What's the weather like?<br>• What's the temperature?<br>• What's the weather forecast? …

How to Pass a Job Interview. Vocabulary Words You Should Know. - learn English,communication,english

<b>11 tips for job interview success</b><p>Be prepared. Be precise. Be nice at the first look. Be positive. Be well-balanced. Be communicative. Be structured. …

Ways of interrupting someone - learn English,communication

Intermediate Grammar Exercise

Complete the following sentences using an appropriate word or phrase. Answers 1. It is time we left. 2. I met them a couple of times… Continue reading