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Learn simple Japanese phrases - Request/Command

What Is Business Writing?

The term "business writing" refers to memos, reports, proposals, emails, and other forms of writing used in organizations to communicate with internal or external audiences.

Using 'Tal

How to use the common Spanish word 'tal.'

Cultural Aspects of the Colonial Period of America

America's Colonial period stretched from 1607 when North America was first unsuccessfully populated by English settlers to 1783, the end of the American Revolutionary war. The Colonial period was one of the most important periods for America culture because it formed the nation's cultural foundation

Immersing Myself

Shopping for lotion in her no-tourist neighborhood, Bonnie discovers the dangers of full-immersion. She becomes immersed in Italian, but not in the way her Italian teachers had in mind.

Ardent and Arduous

The difference between "ardent" and "arduous": definitions, examples, and practice exercises.

Protocol for Meeting Royalty

Meeting royalty can be intimidating and uncomfortable. Get familiarized with the protocol for meeting royalty from different parts of the world, and your royal encounter is sure to go smoothly.

What Is Technical Writing?

Technical writing concerns written communications done on the job, especially in fields with specialized vocabularies.


What does the French word écorce mean? How is it pronounced and used?