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If elephants could write, they'd use their trunks. The Trunk is a collection of articles with advice on language, learning and communicating better in English at work.

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What do health professionals say about writing in English when it’s not their first language?

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Can you say the right thing in the right way at the right time?

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Here are 3 quick questions to check.

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What do health pros say about speaking in English when it’s not their first language?

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What do health professionals say about writing in English when it’s not their first language?

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All three involve our sense of sight, but there are differences.

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Most days, in 5 minutes, I train with this technique to help me express myself more easily in French.

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What do health pros say about speaking in English when it’s not their first language?

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Safe vs secure

Sometimes, ‘safe’ and ‘secure’ are interchangeable, but not always.

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What do health professionals say about writing in English when it’s not their first language?

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish Learning TipsWriting in English

What do health pros say about speaking in English when it’s not their first language?

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You can learn a lot from YouTube videos.

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With their similar sounds and meanings, ‘lay’ and ‘lie’ are easy to confuse.

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What do health professionals say about writing in English when it’s not their first language?

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What do health pros say about speaking in English when it’s not their first language?

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You can give your English listening skills a shot in the arm using the short and sharp approach.

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What do health professionals say about writing in English when it’s not their first language?

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish Learning TipsWriting in English

What do health pros say about speaking in English when it’s not their first language?

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish Learning Tips

What do health professionals say about writing in English when it’s not their first language?

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish Learning TipsWriting in English

You’ve been invited to speak at an event about your successful approach to helping people heal.

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