How to Prepare for a Job Interview In English (Tried & Tested!)
Video Script Below: Hi guys! It's Robby here from EnglishHarmony.com and welcome back to my video blog! In today's video we're going to talk about job seeking and I chose this particular subject because I received an email off of one of my blog readers where he talks about his struggles with job interviews. And it happens so that I'm actually looking for a job at the moment, right? I attended an IT course for 9 months straight. Now I'm a fully qualified PC technician and I'm trying to kick start my career in IT as a matter of fact. So now I'm firing off a number of job applications every day and my goal is to attend as many job interviews as possible to find the perfect job. And basically this email is also very good because the person in question has described all the typical fluency issues that most of our foreign English speaking counterparts experience all over the world. And it ties in with the whole job seeking aspect. And I have to tell you that most of my blog readers are interested in finding a better job or get the so much wanted promotion in their current job. And obviously by improving spoken English skills that would – that dream would come true, right? So it's very relevant to all of you guys, right? Now, let me read the email and I'm going to comment on each section as I see fit. So basically he's saying that prior to looking for a job there weren't many situations in his life when he had to communicate in English, only a few occasions and somehow he managed it. And that's the way it was in my life pretty much, right? I thought that my English skills were decent and those relatively few chats that I had with some random English speaking people went kind of okay. So I thought that my spoken English fluency was just great, right? (more…)
English Sentence Starter: “I Can See Where You’re Coming From”
Passive English Input Isn’t Going to Improve Your Ability to Speak!
There’s Always Someone Worse Off Than You!
Hi guys. Hello boys and girls and welcome back to Robby's English Harmony video blog. Welcome back to the New Year, 2016. Today is the 6th of January and I hope that you've gotten back into the normal rhythm after all the New Year’s festivities and everything. Now, what I wanted to tell you today is that even though you might be experiencing severe English fluency issues, even though you might feel at this particular moment in time as if your English is the worst English possible, that your fluency is total crap and that you're useless as an English speaker, bear in mind that there's always someone worse off than you! And please don't get me wrong. I'm not trying to laugh at people whose English is like really bad, right? All I'm saying is that the very fact of you being aware that you're not the worst should give you that little bit of confidence boost, that little bit of comfort to carry you through those rough patches of your English fluency, so to speak, right? (more…)
What to Do If I Find Spoken English Self-Practice Boring…
Hello my friends! In this video I'm addressing the following question that I get asked a lot: Robby, you're constantly saying we should practice English with ourselves, but it's really boring... What do you suggest? Well, it's true - I keep going on about the effectiveness of spoken English self-practice like a broken record, and let me repeat myself once more - SPOKEN ENGLISH SELF-PRACTICE is HANDS DOWN THE BEST way of improving your fluency, full stop! As for the BORING part - I don't buy it. Seriously - if you're saying it's BORING, most likely you haven't actually realized what such spoken self-practice entails, so please watch the video above and hopefully I'll be able to explain everything so that you start seeing the true benefits of spoken English self-practice! Cheers, Robby ;-)