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Essential Business English

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Overview

Learn the English you need to communicate effectively in everyday professional situations

What you'll learn:
  • Understand the English used in a wide range of business and professional situations.
  • Learn and practise key language expressions for use in business and professional contexts.
  • Learn over 500 words of vocabulary.
  • Improve speaking, listening, reading and grammar skills.

Do you already have a reasonable commandof generalEnglish, but want to improve your ability to communicate in business or professionalsituations? And do so in an effective yetenjoyable way? Then Essential Business Englishis just the course for you!

Each of the ten lessonsbegins with a fullyanimated dialogue, set in a fictional UKfashion company called Chic Boutique. The dialoguespresentthe key languageyou needto communicate effectivelyin a wide range of common businesssituations.

The situations include:

  • making a presentation

  • participatingin a meeting

  • speakingon the phone

  • negotiating an order

  • scheduling an appointment

  • taking part in a job interview

  • making and dealing with complaints


Eachdialogue is presented in two versions:with and without subtitles, and is complementedby:

  • a quiz to test your comprehension

  • a listen and repeat activity to help you improve your pronunciation and intonation

  • a role play where you will have the opportunity to use the key language in a simulated dialogue

  • a series of questions for you to answer about the lesson topic

  • a listening comprehension passage related to the topic of the lesson


All the audio material has been recorded by professional voice actors with authentic British or American accents and the dialogues and listening passages are also available as downloadable MP3 files.But that's not all! Each lesson comes with a ten-page downloadable PDF workbook, which contains:

  • a full transcript of the dialogue

  • language notesexplaining key grammar and vocabulary points

  • a word list featuring definitions ofthe vocabulary used inthe lesson

  • language exercises

  • a crossword

  • a word search puzzle


Several of these activities can also be done online, and the extra resources include Quizlet flashcard sets featuring the vocabulary used in each lesson.

At the end of each lesson, there’s a Final Quiz, to test what you have learnt. And as a special bonus, you will be able to download a 45-page PDF guide to learning English online.

So, enrol today, and start learning the English you need foryour professional career.

UPDATES(March 2021)

  • Language Notes video added to each lesson.

Taught by

Jeffrey Hill

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