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From Trudeaumania to fuddle duddle: Canadian English additions to Oxford Dictionaries

Oxford Blog

With it sitting under the North American umbrella and sharing many words with American English, you might think Canadian English not so different from its southerly neighbour – not so!

Mar

06

2018

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How language duped us into austerity

Zoe Williams

The same misleading metaphors are used again and again to talk about economic policy. We need a new frame

Feb

20

2018

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How to Expand Your Vocabulary

David J Pfeiffer

Throughout the last few years I have invested a significant amount of effort into expanding my vocabulary. I have found some methods to be more effective than others, and outline the most effective methods I have found in this article.

Feb

17

2018

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Business schools help alumni over career bumps

Miranda Green

Coaching is offered to former students who hit problems or want to make a change

Jan

10

2018

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Stanford top in MBA ranking for jobs in finance

Laurent Ortmans

Alumni of California school achieve best salaries in high-paying sector

Dec

08

2017

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All work and no play? The new ‘uni’ experience

Matthew Engel

Clark Kerr, president of the University of California in the years of campus turbulence in the 1960s, famously defined the secret of running a successful university as providing football for the alumni, parking for the academics and sex for the students.

Sep

12

2017

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The 20 toughest UK job interview questions - From Tesla to Cond? Nast to British Airways

Zlata Rodionova

Glassdoor scoured hundreds of thousands of interview questions shared by candidates on the website over the past year

Jul

06

2017

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How to improve your business networking game

Heidi Scrimgeour

Are you a small business owner who has trouble working the circuit? Don’t treat everybody like a potential deal and focus on building trusted relationships, advise these experts.

Jun

19

2017

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When is it appropriate to reply all? Mostly never

Elle Hunt

When responding to an email, 20 years of cautionary tales prove there is a crucial difference between “reply” and “reply all”. So when should you use the latter?

May

17

2017

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Why we should no longer see our careers as ladders

Rosie Murray-West

Whether you see it as a greasy pole to conquer, a ladder to climb or a glass ceiling to smash, all the metaphors surrounding career advancement echo the idea that your job must be an upward progression.

Mar

31

2017

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What’s Happening in June at FLUENTRUSSIA

June 3, 2019 15:00 - 16:00 (Moscow)
Lunchtime Conversation Club
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Beginner
General Conversation: What do you plan to do this upcoming weekend?
Instructor: Rayne Thomas

June 5, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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Pre-Intermediate
General Conversation: Wh- questions in the past.
Instructor: Nikolaos Kantanas

June 5, 2019 19:00 - 21:00 (Moscow)
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June 7, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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Upper-Intermediate
General Conversation: If you could open a business, what kind of would it be? Why?
Instructor: Rayne Thomas

June 10, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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General Conversation: What's the most useful thing you own?
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June 13, 2019 10:00 - 10:45 (Moscow)
Grammar Workshop
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Present Simple (to be)
Instructor: Anna Kim

June 13, 2019 12:30 - 13:15 (Moscow)
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Past Simple
Instructor: Elena Pak

June 13, 2019 15:30 - 16:15 (Moscow)
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Present Perfect
Instructor: Valentina Gaivoronskaya

June 14, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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Pre-Intermediate
General Conversation: Do you have a role model or idol? If so, who and why?
Instructor: Rayne Thomas

June 17, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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Upper-Intermediate
Grammar Topic: Narrative tenses for experience.
Instructor: Rayne Thomas

June 18, 2019 10:00 - 10:45 (Moscow)
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Present Continous
Instructor: Anna Kim

June 18, 2019 12:30 - 13:15 (Moscow)
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Comparatives
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June 18, 2019 15:30 - 16:15 (Moscow)
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Superlatives
Instructor: Valentina Gaivoronskaya

June 19, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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Beginner
Grammar Topic: Adjectives - common and demonstrative.
Instructor: Nikolaos Kantanas

June 19, 2019 19:00 - 21:00 (Moscow)
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June 20, 2019 10:00 - 10:45 (Moscow)
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Pronouns
Instructor: Anna Kim

June 20, 2019 12:30 - 13:15 (Moscow)
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Modal Verbs (can, must, should)
Instructor: Elena Pak

June 20, 2019 15:30 - 16:15 (Moscow)
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Quantitative pronouns
Instructor: Valentina Gaivoronskaya

June 21, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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Pre-Intermediate
General Conversation: What is your dream job? Why?
Instructor: Rayne Thomas

June 24, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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General Conversation: What countries have you traveled to?
Instructor: Rayne Thomas

June 25, 2019 10:00 - 10:45 (Moscow)
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First Conditional
Instructor: Anna Kim

June 25, 2019 12:30 - 13:15 (Moscow)
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Second Conditional
Instructor: Elena Pak

June 25, 2019 15:30 - 16:15 (Moscow)
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Passive Voice
Instructor: Valentina Gaivoronskaya

June 26, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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Pre-Intermediate
General Conversation: How do you deal with stress?
Instructor: Nikolaos Kantanas

June 26, 2019 19:00 - 21:00 (Moscow)
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June 27, 2019 10:00 - 10:45 (Moscow)
Grammar Workshop
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Prepositions of Time
Instructor: Anna Kim

June 27, 2019 12:30 - 13:15 (Moscow)
Grammar Workshop
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Prepositions of Place
Instructor: Elena Pak

June 27, 2019 15:30 - 16:15 (Moscow)
Grammar Workshop
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Participal adjectives
Instructor: Valentina Gaivoronskaya

June 28, 2019 12:00 - 13:00 (Moscow)
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Upper-Intermediate
General Conversation: What are some of the most serious environmental problems today?
Instructor: Rayne Thomas