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Finding somewhere to live is a basic necessity of life, but it’s not always easy as accommodation is in high demand and rent and prices are often high in the cities. It’s even harder though when you want to have a pet. Can you explain to the building management that you want to have a …
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Sometimes at work, it’s necessary to bring your teams together to have a discussion or briefing. There’s no time to write anything and it’s all fairly informal anyway. Can you stand up and give a verbal presentation and encourage your staff? Or can you understand what’s being said when the manager gives a short talk …
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The world of shopping has changed forever now that almost everything can be bought on-line. Many people much refer the convenience of internet shopping, whilst others still prefer the more traditional ways of actually seeing what they are buying first. Whichever way you prefer, e-commerce is a subject that you really need to be able …
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These days, when everything and everyone one seems to be in a rush, it’s so important to eat healthily. Not only is eating well good for your body in the long term but can help you lose weight and keep a better figure. Do you know how to talk with or to others about changing …
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Gift giving is an essential part of most cultures—for birthdays, wedding anniversaries or new year celebrations. Of course, some occasions seem more important than others so it’s vital to get the gift right! Learn how to talk about giving and receiving gifts and make sure you can join in with the fun! In this Podcast, …
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