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Business English Skills: Phrases to Use During a Business Meeting

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, May 18, 2011 @ 08:37 AM

If you would like to improve your business English skills then you are in the right place!

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

English for Business: How to Open a Business Meeting in English

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, May 17, 2011 @ 09:19 AM

Are you wondering how to open a business meeting in English?

Maybe you have a meeting coming up this week?

Today in our English for business lesson, we will talk about how to open a business meeting in English.

 If English is not your native language, it could be a challenge to lead a meeting in English, but with a little practice, you will be ready to lead a meeting in English the next time your boss asks you to do it.

This week, we have a series of articles to give you English for business phrases that you can use in your next meeting.

 

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

Choosing a Business English Tutor | How and Why

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Apr 18, 2011 @ 09:14 AM

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Topics: Business English Presentations, English Public Speaking, Advice for English Students

Presenting in English: What About Culture?

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Fri, Apr 15, 2011 @ 12:23 PM

Are you getting ready to give a business presentation at work in English?

Do you have all of your phrases and notes prepared?

Great!

But you are forgetting one key piece that could MAKE or BREAK your presentation.

That key piece is culture!

Why do we need to consider culture when delivering a presentation in English at work?

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Topics: Business English Presentations, English Public Speaking, United States Culture

Presenting in English: The Conclusion

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Thu, Apr 14, 2011 @ 08:35 AM

Would you like to know how to close a presentation in English?

You have made it to the conclusion of your presentation and things are going great so far.

You are almost finished.

Now you have to end it with a bang!

Remember, when you are presenting in English, the conclusion is what your audience members will recall about the whole presentation.

If you work in Boston, New York, or another large US city, you will want people to remember what you said during your presentation.

So it's important to plan your conclusion ahead of time.

Let's talk about a few things that you should add to the conclusion of your presentation.

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Topics: Business English Presentations, English Public Speaking

English Presentation Skills Part 3: The Main Body of the Speech

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Wed, Apr 13, 2011 @ 09:29 AM

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Topics: Business English Presentations, English Public Speaking

How to Give a Business Presentation in English: Introduction

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Tue, Apr 12, 2011 @ 10:02 AM

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Topics: Business English Presentations, English Public Speaking

How to Give a Business Presentation in English: Overview

Posted by Lindsay McMahon on Mon, Apr 11, 2011 @ 01:57 PM

 

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Topics: Business English Presentations, English Public Speaking

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