Tag: Business English

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May 21, 2014

Should Britain let go of London?

Read this interesting article on current affairs in the UK.

 

April 19, 2013

Women’s International Day! Celebrating Women

Watch this interesting video and focus on women’s achievements.

Language:

Second Conditionals

Used to

 

March 8, 2013

Some of the Most Useful Phrasal Verbs

October 9, 2012

Understanding Office English

August 28, 2012

How to write a Resume

August 28, 2012

Coursera: Is college education changing?

Visit Coursera in this link.

August 17, 2012

Movies: The Pursuit of Happiness: Want something? Go and get it! Period!

In the following scene from The Pursuit of Happyness, Chris Gardner (Will Smith) is a struggling salesman who has chosen to take an unpaid internship at a prestigious investment bank to make a better future for himself and his son. However, without a salary, he is failing to make ends meet. It is Saturday, and he’s taking his son to play basketball before work. Discuss the role that emotions play during their interaction.

August 7, 2012

Movies: Erin’s Bonus Cheque

VOCABULARY
bonus check
figures
after careful consideration

appropriate / inappropriate figures

to award somebody according to their jobs

to screw somebody

to value

firm

beauty queens

You suck!

 

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

  1. What is the relationship between the two characters?
  2. What does the man announce? How?
  3. What is her reaction? How does her moode change?

YOUR OPINION:

  1. What can you say about the man’s communication strategy?
  2. What is your view of this situation?
  3. How could this conversation  turn this situation into a great moment to be shared among them? Roleplay it!

August 7, 2012

VOCABULARY: Other ways to say SAID

August 2, 2012

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