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

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A multilingual mélange may not look pretty. Yet it can be useful.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

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

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Category: Healthcare EnglishWriting in English

Talk of war and refugees has brought back memories for Helena of fleeing her home decades ago.

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Category: Writing in EnglishNews

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

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Category: Writing in English

When you re-read what you’ve written in English, do you ask yourself:

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

When I write in German or French, I’m much slower than when I write in English.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

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

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Category: Healthcare EnglishWriting in English

The trend to using less and less punctuation doesn’t mean you don’t need any at all.

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Category: Common English ConfusionsWriting in English

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

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Category: Healthcare EnglishWriting in EnglishNews

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

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Category: Healthcare EnglishWriting in English

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

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish Learning TipsWriting in EnglishNews

Are you often lost for words or grammar when speaking or writing in English?

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

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

A friend’s language learning trip to Brazil has been put off.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

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

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish Learning TipsWriting in English

Is it time to take your own medicine?

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Category: Healthcare EnglishWriting in EnglishNews

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

Have you had enough of good enough English?

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish Learning TipsWriting in English