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First impressions count

The first time you are introduced to someone can give that person a good or bad impression of you that will last a long time. So, on first meeting someone, it is important to say the right thing and to respond in a polite way when someone greets you

Wednesday, 13 July, 2011, 12:00am

liberal studies


Answer the following questions

1 What is the 'thin blue line'?

a. the stripe on the police uniform

b. the police force

c. a line on a police officer's pay cheque

d. a line of police officers

2 Mr Williams says he sees people leaving the police force - where are they going?

21 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

On the phone in English

This week, talking on the phone in English can be hard, but there are some standard phrases which you can use

Some of us are afraid to make and receive phone calls in English. As we are unable to look at the speaker's facial expressions and determine meanings, we feel less in control of the situation and our level of confidence drops by at least 50 per cent.

2 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

HKEx listing chief Williams beats Chow to the door after 6-year stint

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing head of listings Richard Williams is leaving to return to Britain after a lucrative six-year stint with the bourse.

28 Aug 2008 - 12:00am

Basic instincts

Just as crisp, white shirts should be a staple in every girl's wardrobe, so too does clean, white china deserve space in any crockery collection. This tabletop truism has seen Australia's Maxwell and Williams grow from an outfit selling basic dinner sets and a small range of accessories to one recognised worldwide.

21 May 2006 - 12:00am