Build your Confidence

Build your Confidence

Confidence does not grow on trees; you’ve got to build it. Just remember one thing; a confident person can move mountains and a weak and depressed person can only sit and cry. Now it is you who has to decide, whether you want to be strong and successful or you want to be a failure.

Who is a leader?

For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. For want of a message the battle was lost. For want of a battle the kingdom was lost. And

Prevention is Better than Cure- Mammography

Speak English with Me Surabhi Pillai Howdy to all of you, the other day, a lady participant of mine missed her class. The next day, when I asked her for the reason of her absence, she told me in a hushed voice that she had gone for a Mammography (a technique using X-rays to diagnose

Revenge of the Bottle Caps

Speak English with Me Surabhi Pillai Hi, there! Unless you have visited a dentist, you, I am sure, have not noticed how mean you have been to your teeth. You agree, don’t you? You like take them for granted, as if they are immortal (live forever) and will never see the tray of the dentist.

Why Should You?

Speak English with Me Surabhi Pillai Hi, there! You’ve got be kidding me, you really thought learning English was cake walk? Excuse me, but you are living in a fool’s paradise, if you thought so. Tell me, can you lose weight by just thinking about it? Though, I wish that were possible… You know what,

Tough Times Don’t Last, Tough People Do

“Tough times don’t last, but tough people do,” said Robert H. Schuller. This happens to be one of my favoritestest quotes. We all go through good and bad times, but just when we’ve made ourselves believe that ‘my life’s the best’ or that ‘I’m the luckiest’, somebody up there goes and ruins everything. It’s like

On Your First Date*

Hi, there! So, how is it going? We have been learning together for a while now. I am sure, by now, you have made some headway (progress) in speaking good English. Alright, the other day a student asked me, “Ma’am, how do I make an impact (to make an impression) on the woman I fancy

Getting on*

Good morning! A little misunderstanding can turn a best friend into an enemy and a small amount of consideration can make a foe (enemy) into a friend for life. In the present times, when chaos (pronounced as ‘kay-aws’) seems to be ruling the world- is blood still thicker than water? Or has it lost its

Indian People*

Good morning! We recently came out with the college news magazine and the whole task was like Penelope’s web. At the end of it all, I felt like a zombie (robotic) and my students were in a daze (bewildered). By now, my students and I are of the opinion that the people who work for

Don’t Ascribe a Woman’s Success to her Beauty Alone

Don’t be a dud and ascribe a woman’s success to her beauty alone. Of course being beautiful could give an added advantage, but tell me something- would a bank employ a woman who doesn’t have a clue of what numbers look like, just because she happens to have the looks of a model? Or would

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