How to talk to get heard

Effective communication-How to talk with strangers Conversations are the most effective tools to build on any kind of relationships. In the personal space, talking leads to strengthening bonds, remember the first time you met your special someone and made sure you said the right things to create a good impression. Our professional life is justContinue reading “How to talk to get heard”

Smart Vocabulary-English Phrases and Idioms

English language is abundant with phrases and expressions. The phrases which might appear easy when you hear them for the first time may not have the literal same meaning as the words used in them. Such expressions are called idioms and using them in your conversation makes a good impression on the listener. The idiomsContinue reading “Smart Vocabulary-English Phrases and Idioms”

Commonly mispronounced English words

English is a funny language. As a speaker from a country where it is the second most popular language I have embarrassed myself often because of incorrect pronunciations. More often than not these have been some basic words. When it comes to pronouncing words which may not be so commonly used (or maybe) we oftenContinue reading “Commonly mispronounced English words”

How to improve your English Speaking Skills?

“I can talk English, I can walk English, I can laugh English, because English is a funny language. Bhairon becomes barren and barren becomes Bhairon because their minds are very narrow…” This popular dialogue from the movie, Namak Halal brings a smile to my face every time I hear it. Besides the entertainment value, itContinue reading “How to improve your English Speaking Skills?”

Campus Placement: My first job

In one of my blogs titled, “For speaking out loud” under the tag Soft Skills, I had written about the jitters felt thinking about the placement day in engineering. On one hand there was joy and happiness for the senior who was placed while on the other hand we all were anxious for our ownContinue reading “Campus Placement: My first job”