5 Ways To Describe Yourself In An Interview

Have an interview soon? As per usual, Scrambled Eggs is here to help! 

Here are five ways to describe yourself to potential employers during an interview:

Business interview English vocabulary

Do you think you’re a creative person? Maybe only a little? This next adjective might be better suited for you:

Business interview English vocabulary

If you’re even a little self-motivated, it’s a great way to describe yourself to impress potential bosses. They’ll definitely love the next description too!

Business interview English vocabulary

You can be sure that Scrambled Eggs’ teachers are always reliable! That’s because we’re always here to help you with any language problems. For example, do you know the next adjective?

Business interview English vocabulary

If you aren’t hard-working, you might have trouble finding a great job! Finally, here’s one more adjective that’s absolutely perfect for any future interviews you have:

Business interview English vocabulary

So, there are our top 5 business interview adjectives. Can you use them all correctly? Do you think they’re appropriate for you? One thing’s certain, if you can drop these words into your personal description during an interview it’s sure to impress the people sitting opposite you!

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5 Different Ways To Say ‘Cold’ In English

Winters in Milan can get really cold, but are you able to describe the different temperature levels in English? Scrambled Eggs has prepared 5 useful adjectives to help you chat about cold weather, so you can practice and improve your English. After all, the weather is the number 1 topic of conversation in Britain!

Crisp winter morning

Crisp weather? Sounds nice! It might not be the most ideal when it comes to weather, but for the most part we look at it with a positive light. What about when it’s a little colder though:

It’s still not too bad when it’s nippy, but things are getting progressively colder when compared to “crisp.” So why don’t we kick it up a notch and make things even colder, with “chilly”:

Hot drink weather

OK, now we start getting serious. And what is even colder than the discomfort of chilly? Probably as cold as it gets here in Milan:

Very cold weather in Milan

And finally, for the coldest days of the year, when you just long for summer, even if here in Milan it gets so hot that it’s torture:

Freezing weather synonyms

And there you go! Now you can chat with any native speaker and compare the weather in Milan with the weather abroad!

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Phrasal Verbs for your New Year’s Resolutions

Apparently about 60% of people make new year’s resolutions, however only around 8% are successful in achieving them. Here are some useful verbs from your Scrambled Eggs team to help you describe what you’re trying this year.

Firstly, how about starting something new this year? Maybe something you’ve wanted to do for a long time?

learn new skills by accident

How do you feel about picking up something new? Too busy? Then try this one:

practice and improve old skills

If you’re too lazy to improve or develop talents, then there’s always Netflix for when you have some free time:

catch up on missed episodes of Netflix

Some people are more organised than others, and possibly tidier than them too, but everyone has to face the same problems of junk at some point in the year:

get rid of the junk in your apartment or office

Now let’s have a look at one of the most common new year’s resolutions – starting a diet:

cut down on activities for the new year

New year = new you? Then how about focusing on the way you interact with other people around you:

get along better with colleagues

What do you think about starting a diet? If it seems like a good idea now, just remember that you can’t quit after just a few weeks:

See new year's resolutions through to the end

And there you go! 7 new phrasal verbs for you to use when you speak English. Think you can use these verbs in conversation? Try chatting with a friend about your new year’s resolutions, or leave a comment below about what you’re trying this year!

If you want to practice them a bit more, have a go at the quiz below:

Phrasal verbs for new year's resolutions

Test your knowledge of the phrasal verbs!