Have you ever experienced a moment when you struggled to teach someone, or encountered a boss whose communication style got under your skin? It’s important to recognize that people are not the same – they have different ideologies, preferences, priorities, and communication styles. To effectively influence others, we cannot follow a one-size-fits-all approach. Instead, we... Continue Reading →
Do you ever find yourself struggling to communicate with someone? Maybe it's a coworker who always seems to push your buttons, or a family member who never seems to listen. It maybe someone being bossy, talking over you, backbiting, spreading rumors, or simply not being ready to listen. Whatever the case may be, dealing with difficult people can be frustrating and stressful. But what if I told you that these situations could actually be opportunities for growth and better understanding? The solution lies in self awareness as much as it does in effective communication. Shifting our perspective and utilizing effective communication strategies can help us navigate these challenging situations with grace and professionalism. Let's find out how.
I often wonder when my fascination with the English language began.. Possibly at a young age, and it has only grown stronger over time. One aspect of this fascination is the diverse origins of English words. English takes words from a variety of languages, including Greek, Latin, French, Arabic, and German. When I encounter a... Continue Reading →
If I say "just play a game and it will help improve your English speaking skills", what would you say? English learning group on Mentza recently conducted an event just like that. An event where members tried to find English language equivalents to idioms like 'Jahan chah vaha rah'. They scratched their heads trying to... Continue Reading →
Playing is fun. Learning is not. Or that's how most people think about playing & learning. What if we combine playing & learning? What if we make English learning a natural outcome of playing? That is when learning becomes easy and fun. Coaches on Mentza have made learning easy by using games to help learn... Continue Reading →
Everyday English can be scary especially if you're spreading your wings and beginning to learn a new language. Now if you've heard a quick comment or two on your accent, congratulate yourself; you're courageous & bilingual, probably multilingual. Accent is tricky. It's acquired and depends on so many factors like your native language & your... Continue Reading →