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How to offer your congratulations in English

How to offer your congratulations in English

Have you been invited to a student graduation party or perhaps one of your colleagues has a new job or been promoted? Whether the occasion is a new baby, a major anniversary or recognition of an achievement, it’s always good to be able to offer your congratulations with a suitable expression or phrase.

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10 great words to use instead of “busy”

10 great words to use instead of “busy”

Are you tired of being busy? Why not try a new word or an expression which describes your level of busyness a little more precisely. Here are some alternatives which allow you to better express exactly how busy you are and how soon you are likely to be available. There is, after all, a world of difference between being “a little tied up” and being “completely snowed under”.

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Did you know Valborg is named after a British saint?

Did you know Valborg is named after a British saint?

Walpurgis Night (also Walpurgis Eve) is the English translation of Valborgsmässoafton, named after a British Saint St. Walpurga who was born in Devon in the UK. Ironically, even though the night is named after a British Saint and is celebrated all over Europe, it’s not widely known or celebrated in the UK.

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Webinar: Working with the Swedish

Webinar: Working with the Swedish

This webinar is ideal for you if you are an expatriate in Sweden or if you communicate regularly with Swedish contacts. We will examine some of the challenges when working with Swedes and offer cultural insights and practical advice. It can also be enlightening for Swedes interested in how Swedish work culture is perceived.

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A very British Easter

A very British Easter

Easter is one of the major holidays and Christian festivals in the UK, full of customs, folklore and of course, traditional Easter food. From hot cross buns to Easter egg rolling, improve your English vocabulary with our Easter Guide.

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