A song from *Pippa Passes* by Robert Browning

A song from Pippa Passes by Robert Browning (1812-1889)Presented by Dharmendra Sheth, Surat The year’s at the springAnd day’s at the morn;Morning’s at seven;The hillside’s dew-pearled;The lark’s on the wing;The snail’s on the thorn:God’s in His heaven—All’s right with the world!  

Marketing Masters Conference Surat

ℹ️ANNOUNCEMENTℹ️ Marketing Masters Conference Surat The first conference of its kind in the region that will help you to learn the magic of marketing to grow your business. ✅ Day and Date: Saturday, Sunday – 31 August & 1 September, 2019 ✅ Time: 9 am to 5 pm ✅ Place: Surat, Gujarat ✅ Chief trainers, Topics and Key takeaways 1️⃣ Bhautik Sheth Topic: Digital Marketing for Branding, Engagement and Sales Conversion Key takeaways: – Integrating digital marketing with traditional marketing – Getting results with search engine optimization (SEO) – Making the most of Facebook Ads – Generating conversion via blogging 2️⃣ Mayur Bardolia Topic: How to Communicate Clearly, Make Customers Buy, and Grow your Business Key takeaways: – Analysing why your last prospect didn’t buy from you – Learning how to market your product or service that sells – Creating your offer that works; in one-to-one meetings or presentations; online or offline – Creating your sales pitch from scratch LIVE – Eliminating rejection and objection in advance 3️⃣ Dharmendra Sheth Topic: Language for Marketing Key takeaways: – Harnessing the power of language – Understanding the ABC of writing a copy – Studying the craft of editing – Choosing the words …

How to pronounce: COT, COAT and COURT

Hello everyone, Many English language learners find it difficult to pronounce a few specific sounds in English. Here’s a set of three such common vowel sounds difficult for non-native learners of English. COT, COAT and COURT. Please watch this video and speak the practice words after the speaker. You can also visit Fluentlingua YouTube Channel or our website for more such videos. https://www.fluentlingua.com/MaterialVideo.aspx Happy Learning! Dharmendra

Advanced Vocabulary Test and Video

Dear English language learners/lovers/users, apathy, audacious, capricious, enervate, ephemeral, ostentatious, prevaricate, surfeit, venerate a) If yes, congratulations. b) If not, watch the video using the link given at the end of this message. c) If not sure, don’t worry—click this link to do the test and get instant result and feedback: https://forms.gle/ASHWdAVuYbg4xrKB9 Happy Learning, Happy Sharing! Best wishes, Dharmendra Sheth PS. If you want to master these words, watch this video: https://www.fluentlingua.com/Spoken-English-Detail/50-Power-Words.aspx #IELTS #SpokenEnglish #EnglishInSurat #Fluentlingua #Fluency #WordPower #Vocabulary

Mark Hancock’s Review of English after RP: Standard British Pronunciation Today written by Geoff Lindsey (2019)

Mark Hancock’s Review If you teach English pronunciation, you will know that most text books present a model which claims to be either standard American or standard British. The latter is often referred to as RP (Received Pronunciation), and is usually represented by a set of phonetic symbols chosen over half a century ago by A. C. Gimson. Geoff Lindsey makes the point that if a person speaks in exactly the way that these symbols indicate, they will sound comically old-fashioned. His new book English after RP sets out to describe they ways in which standard British has evolved away from RP. He suggests alternative phonetic symbols which would be more appropriate for modern Standard Southern British English, but he also recognises that the traditional set will not be changed overnight, given the number of text books still using them. If we are to stick with the symbols currently in use, we will need to avoid taking them at phonetic face value – the symbols no longer accurately describe the facts. Dharmendra Sheth’s response Thank you, Mark, for posting this thought provoking review of Lindsey’s book. Let me put in my two cents worth but with the caveat that I …