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Business Meeting English Skills: How to Interrupt!

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Sep 30, 2013 @ 07:59 AM

Have you ever sat in a business meeting at work and felt like you wanted to add something to the conversation?

Maybe you weren't sure exactly how to get everyone's attention in English?

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Topics: English Lessons, Business English Vocabulary

10 American English Idioms for a Smooth Day at Work

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jul 08, 2013 @ 07:30 AM

Are you ready for your workweek?

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Topics: Business English Vocabulary, English Idioms, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

6 Reasons Your Business Emails in English Are Getting Ignored

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, May 14, 2013 @ 02:05 PM

Do you feel confident at work when it comes to writing business emails in English?

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Topics: Business English Vocabulary

Confused at Work? 7 American English Terms for the Office

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Apr 15, 2013 @ 08:20 AM

Do you get confused at work when you hear strange American English terms like "touch base" or "low hanging fruit"?

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Topics: Business English Vocabulary, English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop

5 Business English Vocabulary Terms to Impress your Boss

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Mar 13, 2013 @ 06:57 AM

Do you ever feel nervous or stressed out at work because of your English?

Do you ever feel afraid of starting a conversation with your boss or asking a question because you might not understand his response?

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Topics: Phrasal Verbs, English Lessons, Business English Vocabulary

Infographic | 6 English Phrasal Verbs You Can Use at Work Today

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Nov 16, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

You hear phrasal verbs like hang up, carry out, or follow up every day at work, right?

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Topics: Business English Vocabulary, Phrasal Verbs

ESL for the Office | How to Deliver an Awesome Webinar in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 @ 08:49 PM

These days, the newest and hottest way to make a presentation and engage potential clients is through a webinar.

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Topics: Business English Presentations, Business English Vocabulary, English Lessons

3 Crucial Business Negotiation Strategies in Plain English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Jul 18, 2012 @ 06:53 AM

Next up in our series on negotiating, we will learn about strategies that work and how to put those strategies into English words and phrases.

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Topics: English Lessons, Vocabulary Workshop, Business English Vocabulary

Negotiating in English | 7 Ways to Gather Information

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Jul 16, 2012 @ 07:53 AM

Are you good at negotiating?

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Topics: English Lessons, Cultural Competence, Business English Vocabulary

Need Training to Improve your Business English? Our Top 10 Articles

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, May 29, 2012 @ 07:29 AM

How's everything going at work with your English skills?

Do you sometimes feel like you need training to improve your Business English?

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Topics: Business English Presentations, English Lessons, Business English Vocabulary

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