The Art of Speaking: Communication and Negotiation vol. 2

In the last newsletter, we talked about several improvement points that we need to address in order to bring our speaking to a higher level, but we still keep being reminded by that part of our brain which says: Yeah, how…


The Art of Speaking: Communication and Negotiation vol. 1

We all saw it in The Wolf of Wall Street when Leonardo DiCaprio talks about selling that pen or whenever he or one of his associates is on the phone — proper communication is king!

During our schooling and taking additional…


Scrum English: Daily Meetings vol. 3

Past — checked!
Present — checked!
Future — here we come!

As previously mentioned, during the daily scrum, the participants discuss three important topics by answering the following questions:

  • What have I done so far? What did I do yesterday?
  • Do I have any…


Scrum English: Daily Meetings vol. 2

With past events covered in the previous newsletter, we are now onto the second part of this agile approach to tenses (pun intended) where we are about to cover the present.

As previously mentioned, during the daily scrum, the participants discuss three important topics…


Scrum English: Daily Meetings vol. 1

In some of the previous newsletters, we discussed the tenses and compared them against each other in order to better understand how to use them in different contexts. …


The Conditionals: Alternatives

Now that we have covered all the possible options related to the usage of the conditionals, we can start toying with them and check some of the alternatives related to formulating our conditional sentences. But, why, you may ask?

Well, first of all, there are cases when…


The Conditionals: Mixed

Time to roll out the heavy artillery.
Over the course of the previous three weeks, we have been discussing the regular conditionals — the zero, first, second, and third. …


The Conditionals: Regular (Second and Third)

Continuing on the same note this week as we are reaching the last of the regular conditionals — the infamous Third Conditional.

So far we have discussed three of them and in that way covered the future and the present, but there has still…


The Conditionals: Regular (First and Second)

If you have read the previous story, you will find yourselves in a position to further improve your knowledge on conditionals with this one. This time around, we are raising the bar by one notch and introducing the Second Conditional. The focus will be…


The Conditionals: Regular (Zero and First)

New year, new me — as the saying goes. But some things should not change. Like grammar. :BaDumTss:

Conditional sentences are one of those grammatical lessons that people find difficult to digest. One of the reasons behind this is the lack of logic that…

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