Five common American job interview questions for customer service jobs

You are looking for a job in customer service. You are a little nervous because the interview will be in English, but deep down you know you’ll be successful if you got the job. Now you just need to ace your interview!  To pass the interview, here are the most common customer service interview questions […]

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5 Essential Business Idioms

You just started your new job at an American company. On your first day, your boss comes by your desk and tells you how excited she is to have you to join and how she will help you learn the ropes. As your boss walks away, you scratch your head and wonder, “what does it […]

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3 Secrets to a successful summer internship

Finding an internship can be hard. But getting the internship is only the first step. After your internship starts, it is up to you to make the most of it.  Even if you work for free, your internship could be worth a fortune. You will gain valuable job experience and make connections with people who can […]

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The Story of Margaux: Hungry… or angry?

ELSA now introduces Margaux Remize. Margaux was an exchange student from France at UC Berkeley this past year and took major steps to improve her English during her stay in the US. She grew up in Brive-la-Gaillarde, France and then moved to Bordeaux. We asked her a few questions about her experience and she was delighted […]

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Great Tips for Resume Writing in English

A great resume could be the icing on the cake during a job interview, yes you look sharp, your shirt is starched, your ponytail is sleek but a great English resume could do the trick. Writing a resume in English is not the same as writing a resume in your native language, for a non-native […]

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UPenn’s Popular English for Career Development Course Now Available on ELSA!

Nearly half of ELSA’s users are practicing English in order to gain a competitive edge in the global job market and advance their careers. Some need proficiency in spoken English to land their first jobs, while others are hoping to move up in their fields. Regardless of where you are in your career, English speaking […]

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