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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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Do you sometimes feel that writing confidently and comfortably in English for work will never happen?

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What are your reasons for not writing more in English?

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

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish Learning TipsWriting in English

How do you make a snowball?

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Category: Healthcare EnglishEnglish 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 EnglishEnglish 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 EnglishEnglish 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 EnglishEnglish 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 EnglishEnglish Learning TipsWriting in English

Is it possible?

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Are you dilly-dallying?

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Are you curious about the quickest way to improve your English writing skills?

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Finally finished writing your email and checked that it all makes sense? Don’t hit send before you’ve proofread it.

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You’ve psyched yourself up to write that blog post or email in English.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

Here’s some more insight into what people say about writing in English when it’s not their first language.

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We get so many emails every day that we usually just skim them, which makes it crucial to write emails that are easy to read.

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This week another insight into what people say about writing in English when it’s not their first language.

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Having lost so many ideas and quotes, I’ve gone back to using a writing notebook.

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Sometimes the words just won’t flow. Here are 3 suggestions for when that happens.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

While translating when writing is not a good idea, multilingual brainstorming is definitely worth doing.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English