Most people learn over time, but often learning comes too late tobe fully useful. There are certainly many things that I know nowthat would have been extremely useful to me earlier in my life; things that could have saved me from many of the mistakes and hurtsI suffered over the years—and most of those that I inflicted on others too.
Successful communication in English requires that your listener hears what you have to say. Therefore, if you want to disagree with someone, it’s important for you as the English speaker to disagree politely.
Writing in English in an academic environment tends to pose a challenge for English language learners. This is mainly because academic systems in other cultures do not emphasize writing as much as the American higher education system does. And when students do write, the structure and language that they are used to is different than the American style.
今天我和朋友一同去喝咖啡，waitress见我说英文也用英文问我要点些什么。最后我点了a grande vanilla latte。想起以前有学生不清楚杯子大小的说法。Starbucks的饮品一般分为Tall, Grande, Venti。There isn’t a short, as far as I know. It’s just tall, grande, and venti.
While writing an application letter, you must make it clear what you are applying for. If you are applying for a job opening, state it specifically.