Hello everyone, Till about a year ago, I used to believe that communicating with unerring accuracy is a primary goal for success in any field. I was wrong. I was never more wrong. By the way, is it grammatically correct to say that one is now more wrong than before or wronger than before? I don’t care a fig! 😉 Well, linguistic accuracy may be your personal goal but it doesn’t affect your success as a professional or a businessman. I am now convinced of the uselessness of being a stickler for accuracy in any field other than teaching. You can argue over this for days or weeks on end with anyone but me. Happy thinking! Dharmendra Sheth Image courtesy: https://svgsilh.com/image/1296377.html
I wonder whether you’ve noticed the recent change in the title of this blog. Now it is: English for Success and Happiness and everything in between. 😉
Hello, Just in case you know some English language learner in or around Surat… Thanks very much in advance. ???
Mind Your Table Manners! by Hasmukh Umaria Senior Teacher, Fluentlingua, Surat Have you ever found it disgusting to see a person eating in front of you in a strange way? Isn’t it awkward to sit and eat when such people are around you? I am sure you hate their table manners but often you cannot do anything about it. But, for the same token, have you ever checked your own table manners? How do you eat or behave at the dinner table? Do you talk while eating? If yes, how? Well, there are no strict rules for dinner etiquette but still let me share a few handy tips for you to improve your own table manners. Click this link to READ MORE. https://www.fluentlingua.com/blog-detail/Mind-your-table-manners-.aspx
“The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.” — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I have known and believed in this quote ever since I came across this in 1990. But now when I look back, after about three decades, and think about lives of some people, I feel like questioning my belief. I don’t know whether this thought is a passing phase or is it going to nag me for a long time. Only time will tell…
“You’re never too cool to learn something new.” An interesting line I’ve just read in a pop-up window while browsing Merriam-Webster website. And I thought of sharing a similar idea with you. Note for English language learners: “Everyday” (adjective) is different from “every day” (adverb phrase). Study the following examples. b) He comes here every day. a) That’s an everyday problem.
In our real life situations, we often need to talk about continuity of a situation or an action from past to present. That’s why I have added that topic in our spoken English courses. The following is a classroom video in which I briefly discussed this topic. Enjoy watching it.
Hi everyone, Enjoy this 2-minute diagnostic test to learn English with fun! https://forms.gle/TH9PiudxNzzu4e2t9 Best wishes, Dharmendra Sheth Surat
Please click this link to watch my latest speech at a function in Surat. https://youtu.be/2uNmSn9vyEI