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Date registered: September 27, 2010

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  1. Zero – How to say 0 in English? – Picture Dictionary — August 22, 2016
  2. 7 sentences successful people never say – Success Quiz with collocations — March 9, 2016
  3. Business & Abbreviations I. — March 3, 2016
  4. Who’s who in the EU? – SCHULZ — March 2, 2016
  5. EU&NEWS – Brexit will shock world economy, warns G20 — March 1, 2016

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  5. The power of yes: why the wording of Britain’s EU referendum matters — 1 comment

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Aug 22

Zero – How to say 0 in English? – Picture Dictionary

 0, ZERO, NOUGHT, NIL? or LOVE?? How to say 0 when referring to phone numbers, dates, temperatures, scores or even James Bond 007?:) Well, there are several ways to pronounce the number ZERO, depending on the context. Usage even varies between different English-speaking countries. If you want to avoid misunderstandings, it is crucial, you know …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/08/how-to-say-zero-in-english/

Mar 09

7 sentences successful people never say – Success Quiz with collocations

 Success is not something that can be accomplished overnight. It takes a lot of hard work, time and sheer dedication. Steve Siebold, author of “How Rich People Think,” interviewed more than a thousand millionaires over three decades to learn what led them to their success and wealth. Read the article here and find out what …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/03/success/

Mar 03

Business & Abbreviations I.

 In business writing, it is quite common to make words, terms or even whole sentences shorter. Moreover, FYI, ETA, OTP or ASAP are abbreviations that may occur not only in business letters but also in everyday text messages.  Our  sample letter below helps you recognise some of the most frequent abbreviations. GUESS what they refer …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/03/abbreviations/

Mar 02

Who’s who in the EU? – SCHULZ

 Quite often, EU institutions and EU terms are hidden behind names, abbreviations or even word plays. So, if you do not know the key personalities of the EU (Schulz, Tusk, Juncker, Mogherini, etc.) and the main concepts under discussion, you can hardly guess, what is actually meant by a newspaper headline. Look at the headline …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/03/whos-who-in-the-eu-schulz/

Mar 01

EU&NEWS – Brexit will shock world economy, warns G20

 A potential British exit from the European Union would be a “shock” that ranks among rising downside risks and vulnerabilities for the world economy, G20 finance ministers said Saturday (27 February) after a meeting in China. While reading the article by Euractiv, find synonyms for the terms and expressions marked in red.   The issue, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/03/eunews-brexit-will-shock-world-economy-warns-g20/

Feb 29

The Oscar goes to – Competition Vocab

 Do you know who was honored at Hollywood’s biggest night, the 88th Oscar Academy Awards?And do you know how to say ‘LEO WON’:) in different ways? Scanning the news provides a good opportunity to extend your vocabulary. Instead of saying the usual ‘Spotlight won best picture drama’ you may come across a number of other …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/02/the-oscar-goes-to-competition-vocab/

Feb 24

Who’s who in the EU? – JUNCKER

 Quite often, EU institutions and EU terms are hidden behind names, abbreviations or even word plays. So, if you do not know the key personalities of the EU (Tusk, Juncker, Mogherini, etc.) and the main concepts under discussion, you can hardly guess, what is actually meant by a newspaper headline. Look at the headline below …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/02/whos-who-in-the-eu-jean-claude-juncker/

Feb 22

Zero – How to say 0 in English? – SpeakEasy

 0, ZERO, NOUGHT, NIL? or LOVE?? How to say 0 when referring to phone numbers, dates, temperatures, scores or even James Bond 007?:) Well, there are several ways to pronounce the number ZERO, depending on the context. Usage even varies between different English-speaking countries. If you want to avoid misunderstandings, it is crucial, you know …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/02/zero/

Feb 16

Bonds or Shares?- Easily Confused Economic Terms – Guide

 SHARES OR BONDS? Do YOU know the difference? There are plenty of economic terms you may come across while reading the news or discussing economic issues with your friends. However, a great number of these terms, such as BONDS AND SHARES are often misused or simply not understood by the general public. If you want …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/02/bonds/

Feb 15

Bonds or Shares? – Easily Confused Economic Terms – Quiz

 SHARES OR BONDS? Do YOU know the difference? There are plenty of economic terms you may come across while reading the news or discussing economic issues with your friends. However, a great number of these terms, such as BONDS AND SHARES are often misused or simply not understood by the general public. If you want …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.euenglish.hu/2016/02/bonds-shares-easily-confused-economic-terms/

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