7 Illustrated Slang Terms for Money


An Illustrated Tour of Slang Terms for Money The English language is rich in slang expressions for money, and often these terms tell us something interesting about the nation using them. With this in mind, the team at Art Money and Go Compare has created a series of artworks » Read More

Ten Awesome Quotes from The Bookworm Lit Fest!


  Two glorious weeks of the Bookworm Literary Festival have come to a close. I’m a little sad. Held in the Beijing Bookworm’s main room – maximum seating one hundred – this is an ‘intimate’ festival. The authors step off the page right into our local bookshop. What a » Read More

Cover Letters – Salutation, Sign Off and Tone


  Now that you’ve written your resume in English, and you’ve found a job advertisement, here are a few tips on how to write a respectable cover letter.  I consider these tips to be the ‘good manners’ you’d want to extend to your potential new company. When we’re editing » Read More

English Resume – How to Avoid 5 Common Written Mistakes

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Here are the five most common mistakes we come across at English Trackers when we edit non-native English speakers’ resumes. The difficulty in translating a CV lies in the fact that education systems are unique to each country. Move onto  job descriptions and company departments, and there’s a whole » Read More

British Accents: Tips on Understanding Brits!

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The Challenges of Understanding Different Regional Accents It’s often easy for regional accents and dialects to make understanding a new language difficult. From travelling abroad to communicating with people in different countries via e-mail or telephone, understanding new people can be hard for those who aren’t familiar with common » Read More