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07/12/2023

What preposition do you use with "confident"? https://oneminuteenglish.org/en/confident-in-on-with-about-of/

06/12/2023

Is it "one of my favourite" or "one of my favourites"?
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05/12/2023

Is in front/infront one word or two? https://oneminuteenglish.org/en/infront-or-in-front/

Your welcome or You're welcome? Which is correct? - One Minute English 08/11/2023

Don't make this mistake! This is one of the most common ones I see!

Your welcome or You're welcome? Which is correct? - One Minute English You’re welcome is correct. “Your welcome” is incorrect and you should not use this phrase in English. You’re welcome is a contraction of “you are welcome” “Your welcome” is a very common mistake in English because “your” and “you’re” sound very similar and have similar mean...

03/11/2023

Welcome Aboard! How to Respond and Make a Great First Impression

When your boss or new team welcomes you to a company, it's crucial to give a good first impression. Their friendly greetings like "welcome to the team," "welcome on board," or "welcome aboard" are designed to make you feel comfortable and part of the team from day one. In this post, we will explore different ways to reply to these warm introductions, depending on the impression you want to give.

Casual, Friendly Impression
If you are a laid-back person, opening with a casual and friendly response can help you establish a warm rapport with your new colleagues:

- "Thank you so much! I'm thrilled to be part of the team."
- "Thank you for the warm welcome. Looking forward to meeting you all soon."
- "Thanks! I can't wait to meet everyone."

Remember, a casual tone can help break the ice and create a friendly atmosphere.

Professional Impression
For those aiming to project a professional image, a more formal response is appropriate:

- "Thank you. I am looking forward to meeting you."
- "Thank you for welcoming me to the team. I am confident that it will be a pleasure to work with you."
- "Thank you for the warm welcome. I am excited to meet everyone and contribute to the team's success."

Maintaining a professional tone in your reply demonstrates your commitment and eagerness to be a valuable team member.

Ambitious Impression
If you are an ambitious individual who is ready to make an impact, consider responding with an enthusiastic yet ambitious tone:

- "Thank you. I am sure we will achieve great things together."
- "Thank you. I am looking forward to becoming a driving force in this company and contributing to its success."
- "Thank you for welcoming me to the team. I am excited to work alongside such talented individuals and make a significant difference."

By expressing your ambition, you demonstrate your determination and dedication to making a positive impact within the company.

Remember, the way you respond to a welcome on board message sets the tone for your new role. Whether you choose a casual, professional, or ambitious approach, make sure it aligns with your personality and career goals.

I hope these tips help you give a great first impression and start off on the right foot with your new team. Enjoy your new adventure and don't hesitate to comment on this post.

Is it “I'm looking forward to see you” or “I am looking forward to seeing you”? Which is correct? - One Minute English 02/11/2023

Is it Looking Forward to see you or seeing you?

Is it “I'm looking forward to see you” or “I am looking forward to seeing you”? Which is correct? - One Minute English “I am looking forward to seeing you” is correct. In this case “to” is a preposition, and you always need to use the ing form(gerund) after a preposition. “I am looking forward to see you” is incorrect. “To look forward to” is a phrasal verb To look forward to something is a multi-wor...

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Welcome on board vs welcome aboard - One Minute English 29/08/2023

Do you know how to use Welcome Aboard and Welcome On board?

Welcome on board vs welcome aboard - One Minute English Welcome on board and welcome aboard have the same meaning. Welcome aboard is more common to use when someone joins a team. It is a friendly way to let someone know that they are welcome to become part of the team. Pilots and cabin crew usually prefer to say Welcome on board. So, Do you … Welcome o...

29/03/2023

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24/11/2022

How To Improve English LISTENING
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Participate IN or ON? Which is the correct preposition? - One Minute English 02/11/2022

Do you know which preposition to use with the verb "to participate"?

Participate IN or ON? Which is the correct preposition? - One Minute English We use the preposition “in” with the verb “to participate”. We don’t usually use “participate on” in English. Participate In We use the preposition “in” when we want to show that something exists in a volume. That could be “in a park”, “in a field” or “in a bottle” or i...

14/04/2022

Is high school one word or two words? https://oneminuteenglish.org/en/highschool-or-high-school/

“Just So You Know” Meaning and Use - One Minute English 13/04/2022

Do you think "Just so you know" is rude?

“Just So You Know” Meaning and Use - One Minute English The phrase “just so you know” is often used when you want to correct someone. “Just so you know” means that the other person should know something. “Just so you know” can come across as aggressive but it can also be used in a neutral manner. It is important to control the tone of your .....

The Best Websites to Learn English - One Minute English 09/02/2022

Some of the best websites to learn English online:

The Best Websites to Learn English - One Minute English It is now possible to learn English online in many different ways. You can learn alone, with a teacher(native or non-native), free or paid courses and you can even use music to help you to improve your English. When you are studying it is always important to focus on the 6 parts of learning English....

"If I was" or "If I were"? Which is correct in English grammar? - One Minute English 22/07/2021

Do you know about the subjunctive mood in English?

"If I was" or "If I were"? Which is correct in English grammar? - One Minute English The most common expressions of grammatical mood – the way a verb expresses an action or state – are “if I was” and “if I were.” These phrases can cause quite a bit of confusion, though. When do you use them? Are they both even correct? In general, “if I was” and “if I were” … ....

Simple vs. Easy? What's the Difference? - One Minute English 21/07/2021

Do you know the difference between simple and easy?

Simple vs. Easy? What's the Difference? - One Minute English It can be tricky to determine when the right time to use “easy” or “simple”. These words might seem like the same thing, but they aren’t. For example, something can be simple but not be easy. Simple means something basic and not complicated. Easy means not difficult. The best example of th...

Learn English, Reading, Vocab & IELTS | Ideas in English 09/06/2021

Some great reading practice here:

Learn English, Reading, Vocab & IELTS | Ideas in English Interesting articles to read with vocabulary help and IELTS-type questions.

Advanced Vocabulary and Collocations Course 14/04/2021

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A, AN, THE practice set in English(With answers) 23/03/2021

Practice when to use A, An and THE in my new video:

A, AN, THE practice set in English(With answers) Practice A, An, The, No article in English in this article practice set with answers. Articles can be difficult in English grammar and these objective multip...

ACTIVE to the PASSIVE VOICE(easy way to change) 12/03/2021

Change the Active Voice into the Passive voice in 2 easy steps!

ACTIVE to the PASSIVE VOICE(easy way to change) The EASY way to change the active voice to the Passive voice. After you change the order of the object and the subject:Step 1: Verb to be in the example tens...

Preposition objective questions Practice set - Prepositions practice exercise 10/03/2021

Practice dependent Prepositions now!

Preposition objective questions Practice set - Prepositions practice exercise In this video, you can practice objective(dependant) prepositions. In this practice set of 30 questions, you need to choose the correct answer. This is great...