showing articles for: Multimedia

Some Eating Expressions, Just in Time for Thanksgiving

by • November 26, 2014

By Teacher Diane, Mouthwatering smells fill the air. Stomachs growl as everyone gathers around a table covered with food. In the center lies a large turkey, surrounded by stuffing, sweet potatoes, and a variety of side dishes. 

Every year on the last Thursday of November, Americans get together with their families and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a day to express gratitude and of course, to eat! In the spirit of Thanksgiving, let’s take a look at some of the most common expressions related to eating. On Thanksgiving, it’s… MORE →

Watch Your Words in the Job Search!

by • June 04, 2014

The Grammarly team collected 500 active job postings, including marketing and engineering jobs, from the top 100 most profitable companies in the United States. We then assessed how each company used language in these listings to express hiring priorities. Hiring companies do not want someone who views a “job” as “work” “Experience” is more highly valued by hiring companies than “skills” Job seekers should use their cover letter and resume to talk about instances of teamwork vs. individual contributions Hiring companies still prefer candidates with a degree versus relevant experience  … MORE →