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Seven tips for English language beginners – Voice Magazine | British Council

Seven tips for English language beginners – Voice Magazine | British Council Once upon a time, an Italian woman in her 40s wanted to learn English. Maria was a widow and came into a bit of money when her husband … Continue reading

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How to overcome your fear of public speaking – Voice Magazine | British Council (Oct 10, 2016)

How to overcome your fear of public speaking Why are many people afraid of public speaking, and what can be done about it? Ros and Neil Johnson, speech and drama specialists at Theatresaurus, explain in response to our Facebook fans’ … Continue reading

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How Jack Ma built one of the world’s biggest companies – Voice Magazine | British Council (Sep 26, 2016)

How Jack Ma built one of the world’s biggest companies How did Jack Ma overcome his humble origins to establish Alibaba, and what significance does his company have for the UK? We interviewed Duncan Clark, entrepreneur, tech investor and author … Continue reading

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What do we learn from Roald Dahl’s creative use of language? – Voice Magazine | British Council (Sep 12, 2016)

What do we learn from Roald Dahl’s creative use of language? Roald Dahl is famous for his exuberantly inventive use of language. Susan Rennie, chief editor of the Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary , explains what his techniques teach us. Don’t … Continue reading

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Seven lessons from Roald Dahl on how to be productive – Voice Magazine | British Council (Sep 07, 2016)

Seven lessons from Roald Dahl on how to be productive Steve Gardam, director of the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre, explains the great writer’s working habits and what they teach us about how to be creative and productive. The … Continue reading

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