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3 Tips for Better Writing in English

Posted by Kieron Norris on 18/09/17 06:08

In my last blog post, I talked about some of the most common mistakes that non-native speakers make when they write in English: grammar mistakes such as using the wrong tense and problems with prepositions and articles, as well as terminology issues. You can read that blog here.

My goal this time is to move beyond just avoiding errors, and to give you a few tips for actually improving your writing.

Here, we're going to consider three ways to write better:

  1. Thinking about your audience
  2. Varying sentence length
  3. Creating more dynamic sentences
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Topics: Writing and editing services, Proofreading, Language training, Communication Training

A guide to choosing language training

Posted by Glennon Kiernan-Lahti on 21/07/17 07:00

Are you looking to refresh your language skills, but don’t know where to start?

In that case, you are in the right place!

In this guide, you’ll receive helpful tips about different options for learning a new language or brushing up your existing language skills.

Choosing language training can be daunting – a myriad of products, complex pricing, unfamiliar terms, and too many options – so, we created this guide to help you choose the right type for your needs.

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Topics: Language training, Communication Training, Virtual training, Presentation skills, Negotiation skills

The Most Common Mistakes Non-native English Writers Make

Posted by Kieron Norris on 28/03/17 07:56

The key to all writing is to get your message through precisely and clearly. This is as true when you’re writing in a second language as it is when you’re writing in your mother tongue.

The last thing you want to do is to distract your readers with grammatical, punctuation, or terminology errors. At AAC, we regularly proofread and copy-edit texts that our customers have written.

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Topics: Writing and editing services, Proofreading, Language training, Communication Training

Professional Language Choices

Posted by Brian McMillan on 29/03/16 09:10

If you have been attempting to stand out in today's ultra-competitive global business world, the chances are high that you are using personal branding, thought leadership, or influencer status on social media to try and get your message across.

If you are aiming your message at a global audience, that means that the language of your content is - or at least should be - English.

Here are some facts I've gathered around the usage of English on two main professional social media channels, Twitter and LinkedIn:

 

Twice as many tweets are sent in English as in the next most popular language, Japanese.
Source: https://mashable.com/2013/12/17/twitter-popular-languages/#mN686OUVosqo

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Topics: Language training, Language course, Communication Training, Learning services

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