Chairing business meetings in English

Chairing a business meeting in English

What expressions can I use to chair (lead) a business meeting in English? It’s great that your English is superb in many contexts, but do you know the key expressions for chairing a business meeting in English?  Here are some tips from Venture English*: Opening Good morning/afternoon, everyone.  If we are all here, let’s get Read more about Chairing a business meeting in English[…]

Learn English…. Through Science!

Learn English at…. the Edinburgh International Science Festival, 2016 Have you heard of wearable technology? Or seen 3D printed organs? Would you like to find out how brains learn language? All these fascinating topics and more are explored at the Edinburgh International Science Festival, from the 26th March to 10th April!  (Visit: www.sciencefestival.co.uk) Based on Read more about Learn English…. Through Science![…]

Venture English goes to the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival!

It’s that exciting time of year again – the one weekend in 52 – when you get to gape in awe at adrenaline-pumped short films, and gasp, cringe, laugh and sigh at the crazy stories of some of the world’s most adventurous explorers! It’s the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival, and it’s not to be missed: 6-7th February Read more about Venture English goes to the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival![…]

Film + English + Quiz! The brilliant new way to improve English in Edinburgh!

Haven’t you heard about I FILM WELL? It’s a CINEMA QUIZ where you can enjoy watching films with English subtitles, participating in a very funny quiz with questions about the film, and meeting people from all over the world! EVERY WEDNESDAY, 7.30pm at Argyle House, 3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh Only £5 for 3 hours Read more about Film + English + Quiz! The brilliant new way to improve English in Edinburgh![…]

The best way to learn English? Task-Based Learning (TBL)

How willing are you to take a risk?  If something’s new, do you dive in, or do you wait a while, considering first how to do it right? I’d say we’re all somewhere between the two.  Some of us are more risk-averse, some more risk-taking, but it’s the same continuum.  What’s more, it depends on Read more about The best way to learn English? Task-Based Learning (TBL)[…]