Get Down to Business in English
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) A Big Decision As usual, the boss spoke clearly and in short sentences. “Okay, it’s decided. This meeting is over. You all know what to do.” One by one, the managers closed their notebooks and stood up. There were no jokes and no laughter.... Read more
Get Down to Business in English
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 2) Besides Rakuten, Uniqlo, the Japanese fashion giant, also has a similar English policy. CNN reports that this policy requires workers to do meetings in English. And new staff must achieve a score of 700 on English tests to join the company. Tadashi Yanai, president... Read more
Get Down to Business in English
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 3) So if you understand lots of messages or stories in a low stress situation, you will acquire lots of language. That’s it. That’s all you need to do. You can easily remember this theory with the word ALBUM-S. It looks like this: Acquire Languages... Read more
Get Down to Business in English
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 4) Why is it easier? First, it’s easier because we enjoy understanding messages. But it’s also easier because the ALBUM Theory has a rule for making messages understandable and at the right level. It’s called i + 1. With i + 1, i is the... Read more