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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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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

Saying what you mean so that it sounds natural is one of the challenges of writing in English for your business.

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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: English Learning TipsWriting in English

Feeling fearful, anxious or hesitant about writing in English?

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

Another quick and easy way to keep the writing wheels oiled is to create a one-sentence summary of something you’ve recently read or written.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

While active copying concentrates on getting it right, speedwriting focuses on getting something down on paper.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

It’s hard enough pushing “publish” in our native language, let alone in another language. But if now is the time for you to reach a wider audience for your business, then it’s also time to build up your confidence in writing in English.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English

Finding the time to work on your Business English can be challenging. One way is to fill in the short gaps we all have during the day when waiting for the bus to come or for someone to arrive or for lunch to be served.

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Category: English Learning TipsWriting in English