English in the workplace

Infographics

Our latest infographic highlights some of the words that are frequently used in the workplace and when applying for jobs.


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Is it OK to start a sentence with however?

Macmillan Dictionary Real Grammar

Editor-in-Chief Michael Rundell explains in his latest video if you can use the word however at the start of a sentence.

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Pronunciations

Audio recordings of all headwords are available in both British and American accents.

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