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Thanksgiving Memories – Explore Beyond ESL

During the Thanksgiving Holiday season, it is customary to look back over the past year and give thanks for the blessings we have received.

We, the team at Explore Beyond ESL, would like to give thanks for all the wonderful people we have met during this last year. It has been a beautiful journey to meet so many talented students from all parts of the world. Each of them inspired us to teach every day in a better way. It has been a beautiful journey till now to meet so many talented students who are joining our course every year. On the way to make new memories, we would love to preserve the old ones and feel delighted to see you in the upcoming year.  We are pleased with the tremendously enthusiastic response that we have been getting from you, and indeed, this has been a source of inspiration for us to teach you every day in a better way.

On the way to make new memories, we would love to preserve the old ones. We are looking forward to your constant presence that will keep us going to come up with new and exciting ideas for teaching the English language at a short course. We have always tried to make your vacation worth and amusing with an added benefit of learning a new language. Be it free fun activities, tour or a bumper opportunity of visiting Las Vegas, our utmost focus is to make your vacation happening and let it not go waste.

Stay with us, feel the joy of speaking English and exploring much more beyond your regular classes. Keep learning a new language because life never stops teaching.

We are also pleased with the tremendously enthusiastic responses that we have been getting from visitors to our website.

We are looking forward to meeting many more students over the coming year who will continue to challenge us to explore new and exciting ways of teaching English. We hope you will be one of them.

Study with us, stay with us, travel with us, and feel the joy of speaking English and exploring far beyond the classroom.

Keep learning because life never stops teaching. Be it free fun activities, a beach party, or the special opportunity of visiting Las Vegas for free, our utmost focus is to make your visit with us a true ‘Thanksgiving Memory’.

10 commonly used English jargon phrases

When we talk about jargon, it is an alternate phrase or words used in a particular context or by a particular group that is might be difficult for non-group members to understand. You often find jargon phrases used in corporate or workplace settings. In a new work environment you might hear your colleagues or supervisor using unusual turns-of-phrase that you haven’t heard before.

However, these metaphors and phrases certainly have a meaning. Here are ten popular phrases that you might frequently come across at your place of work:

  • Blue-sky thinking – It means an idealistic view without having any practical application.
  • To think out of the box – It means to think beyond your limits. In the workplace, it means to creatively consider elements outside the boundaries of your job description.
  • The helicopter view – It means to give an overview of a project or a job.
  • Get our ducks in a row – It means to organize and put everything in order.
  • To pick the low hanging fruit – It means to select the easiest option or avenue to get the assignment done or to appeal to the easiest to reach customers.
  • Cubicle farm – It refers to the unit of office that comprises of worker’s cubicles.
  • Win-Win situation – This refers to a solution where all the parties are pleased with the results.
  • Desk job – This term refers to a job that is carried out from a desk, rather than standing or outside the office.
  • Kept in the loop – This phrase is commonly used to mean a person who is updated about what’s going on with a particular project or a plan.
  • From scratch – It means to start the work from the very beginning.

Next time when you come across these phrases, you will know exactly what they mean. Don’t misinterpret the words and perhaps fall into and embarrassing situation.