Write e-mails in English

It's been 3 years since I write e-mails only in English with some friends and coleagues, as Andreia Pimentel, Antenor Simão, Diego Piva and others - more recently, Whats'app also.   It is an useful way to practice a non-native language.   Other tips: - In every search in Google, search it in English. - …

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Small tips to make English a habit

These are some small, but useful, tips to make English (or other language of your choice) a habit. Word of the day: There are free services in the internet that offer a daily free word, sent by e-mail. An example is Transparent Language website.   In every search in Google, try to search it in …

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English as first language

This post is exceptionally written in English. The Japanese company Rakuten (http://global.rakuten.com/en/) is an online marketplace similar to Ali Express. Rakuten uses English as the first language, instead of Japanese, inside the company. Official documents, reports, e-mails, everything is written in english. In the long term, this is great for the company, because it increases the …

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