The 8 Reasons Students Love our Business English Ebook

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When you register for a Business English course, you get access to resources dedicated to business people. You can not only send your own material (emails, presentation, etc.) but also use the resources we have designed especially for you, in particular our business English ebook. A practical Business English ebook Our Business English ebook is very popular. It’s practical, easy … Read More

Ten Things You Should Know About Business English Conversation

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#1 Is Business English really different from regular conversational English? Yes and No! What do I mean? As part of doing business, regular conversational English skills are required. ‘Small talks’ is an essential way to develop a better relationship with your business clients. Business English Conversation Topics Examples of ‘small talks’ or ‘ice breakers’ include conversations about the news, weather, … Read More

Prices and the Economy

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Professor Paul Cwik brings us a new perspective about the economy and prices. Every society  has to solve the problems of production and distribution.  Which products do we produce? How does the society as a whole decide which is the most desirable.  Dr. Cwik teaches us guidelines that every society uses to determine the answers. Watch this video for enlightenment. Questions What … Read More

Is the cost of living really rising?

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According the Professor Steve Horowitz, the cost of living is actually going down.  Workers can buy what they want with much less time worked now than in the 1970’s. This is not a new concept.  Actually, I found it in Mark Twain’s fiction book, “A Connecticut Yankee in King Author’s Court.”  He compares the amount of work that a person needs to … Read More

Bank of America looks to slash 16,000 Jobs and other news

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Even though there is talk of an economic recovery, the recent news from Bloomberg sees things differently. View this video for more details. Usually in an election year, the incumbent candidate points to how he has lowered taxes and made the ecomony better. This year however the opposite is true. Bank of America, the flagship bank in the United States … Read More

Facebook as a public company

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Watch this business English video about Facebook and answer the following questions. Business vocabulary words and phrases to help you IPO – Initial Public Offering public company – the public determines the value of the company by the price of the outstanding shares company headquarters – Main office of the company the product guy – the person who produces the … Read More

The Student Loan Crisis

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This video give some very important facts about student loans. View the video twice and then answer these questions. What was the average cost of a year of tuition in 1952? What should be the equivalent cost today? What is the real cost? By how much is the cost of college tuition rising over the rate of inflation? What is … Read More

Terry Kellogg CEO of 1% for the Planet

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Look and listen very carefully to this Business English video and answer these questions. Questions about the video 1. What is the purpose of the company 1% for the Planet? 2. How long has Terry Kellogg been involved with this project? 3. What kinds of businesses do they deal with? 4. How many agriculture companies were there a few years … Read More

Business English to improve your intonation

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This video on whether tax incentives are effective in encouraging innovation is a good example of how people speak in a natural way when they are the only person speaking.  It is useful to listen to the rhythm with which the speaker speaks and which words they stress more than the others. Intonation Remember that English is a stress-timed language so if … Read More

Innovation in business

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What is innovation to you?  What products do you think of when you hear the word innovation?  What companies do you think are the most innovative companies in the world? The video we are looking at today is all about what innovation is and how we can define the word. Business English – Innovation Take a look at the video … Read More