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How to Wing a Big Business Meeting

Just get the costume and the dance down.
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Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner: Reid Hoffman, LinkedIn - Entrepreneurs Take Intelligent Risks

Entrepreneur and investor Reid Hoffman articulates why individuals and companies who do not take intelligent risks will eventually marginalize themselves over time. Hoffman also describes the importance of holding and testing contrarian views.
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A New Management Style for a New Workforce

Don't miss new Big Think videos! Subscribe by clicking here: http://goo.gl/CPTsV5 Jane Hyun explains the importance of changing management style to fit an ev...
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The speaker talks perceiving and negotiating the "power gap" in different ways in order to engage an increasingly diverse workforce. The concept reminds me of Hofstede's power distance cultural dimension. The video could be used as a the basis for discussion  on management and leadership styles though more concrete examples would have been helpful.

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How to Write a Good CV

Tips on how to write a good CV to help you secure an interview for the job you want. Choosing the right information for each job application you make is cruc...
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Good introductory video with some good, challenging vocabulary. A little marred by a typo though - can you spot it?

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The Elevator Speech - YouTube

Always be prepared for your elevator speech. At any time you could run into someone influential, so you need to be ready to introduce yourself in a positive ...
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7 billion: Are you typical? (Integrating video with all four skills)

7 billion: Are you typical? (Integrating video with all four skills) | Business English Video | Scoop.it
In my talk about using video in the classroom I mention the importance of combining images with language (see dual coding theory) and also integrating video with language teaching. In the actual pr...
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The step by step lesson plan that goes with this video provides a useful template for using video in the classroom.

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Start-up stories from BBC News

Start-up stories from BBC News | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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Articles and short videos on a wide range of start-ups.

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Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wgq0l Hans Rosling's famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport's ...
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Lots of great trend language and plenty to discuss concerning presentation styles.

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Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, May 14, 2:31 AM

Always one step ahead of the others...

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World's Toughest Job

Unlimited hours. No breaks. The most important job is also the world's toughest job. Add to the conversation, click to Tweet: http://bit.ly/1m8mgVf To add to...
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Great job interview video suggested by participant on current Cert IBET course (http://buff.ly/1kBjVO5

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Video for daily routines and notes and messages

Video for daily routines and notes and messages | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Someone recommended this on Twitter to me. It's a short film called 'Signs'. Other than being intrinsically entertaining, it's one of those videos that just cries out to be used in ELT. The opening...
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Good video for working on the language of routines. 

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Johnny Grammar's Grammar Movies

Johnny Grammar's Grammar Movies | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Johnny Grammar from LearnEnglish presents his Grammar movies
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These short British Council video animations are aimed at general English learners, but could certainly be used with lower level business English learners in need of quick grammar reviews. 

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TED Talks as authentic listening materials that are within reach of low-intermediate students

TED Talks as authentic listening materials  that are within reach of low-intermediate students | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Alexandra Lowe writes about using TED Talks with adult ELLs to improve listening skills and spur intense, meaningful discussion.
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Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of HP, Her thoughts on Leadership and Capability

Carly Fiorina, Former CEO of HP, Her thoughts on Leadership and Capability | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Fiorina explains that leadership is about three things: capability, collaboration and character. She stresses the importance of capability, which is about asking questions and listening to answers. It is also about celebrating new ideas and taking initiative to try new things. She insists that a continuous learning process is important to strengthen an entrepreneur's capability.
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Useful resource to introduce the topic of leadership from successful CEO Carly Fiorina.

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Business & English for Specific Purposes - YouTube

Business & English for Specific Purposes - YouTube | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Videos about Business English and English for Specific Purposes (ESP).
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A collection of explanatory (promotional) videos mixed in with some sample teaching resources

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60 Second Solutions - Entrepreneur Magazine

60 Second Solutions - Entrepreneur Magazine | Business English Video | Scoop.it
These days, you need to do just about everything better, faster, smarter. Sharpen your competitive edge with these tips from experts and seasoned business ow...
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80 one-minute videos to choose from on a wide range of business topics

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Who's Helped Shape Your Career? Thank You Messages

At Monster, we know a great career is shaped by people who inspire you to do great things. We're offering you a way to publicly thank anyone who has helped y...
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Useful to start a classroom speaking / writing activity with prompts like: Who would you thank? Why?

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10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch

10 Movies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Watch | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Whether it’s a heartwarming adventure, irreverent comedy or thought-provoking documentary, these films can inspire and motivate a weary business owner.
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Well selected clips from some of these films could make good classroom resources, though some may look a little dated.

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Eva Maier's curator insight, July 16, 6:39 AM

i would add What Women Want for marketing

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Videos

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Hand picked video resources for the business English classroom

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Video Lessons

Video Lessons | Business English Video | Scoop.it
I recently attended a wonderful presentation by Jamie Keddie outlining his idea of Video Telling .  It was very interesting to hear his description (and demon…
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An interesting introduction on the Jamie Keddie's 'Video telling' technique followed by lots of video based lesson ideas. Mostly for general English but some that are of interest for the business English classroom - either bricks & mortar or virtual.

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List of well-known sources of video for business English learners

List of well-known sources of video for business English learners | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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Nothing particularly new here but a useful list nonetheless.

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Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner:Popular Videos

Stanford's Entrepreneurship Corner:Popular Videos | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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Great source of video clips short and long with well-known (predominantly US) entrepreneurs.

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Tim Harrell's curator insight, May 7, 7:47 AM

I've used these myself various times. They're generally quite short which makes them easier to use in class and they're particularly useful for something like English for HR as they cover a lot of relevant themes.

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10 ways to use video in the classroom

10 ways to use video in the classroom | Business English Video | Scoop.it

Ten ways to instantly make use of video in the classroom

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Simple, effective ways of exploiting video for teaching purposes.

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Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online

Top 100 Tools to Capture, Edit, Publish and Distribute Video Online | Business English Video | Scoop.it
The best tools and services to capture, edit, publish and distribute video online.

Via Robin Good
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An excellent categorised collection of video tools!

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, July 10, 9:54 AM

Video Production

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Buen listado. Ya no hay excusas para producir buenos contenidos de salud

BobbyO's curator insight, July 24, 6:56 AM

Good Curative video stuff.

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Economics Report - YouTube

Economics Report - YouTube | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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News on economic issues with subtitles and a slower paced delivery. 

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Culture - Doing business with ...

Culture - Doing business with ... | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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Five 2-minute videos on doing business in Brazil, China, France, India and Japan. Useful do's and don'ts to introduce the topic of culture

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4 ways to use YouTube in the language classroom | Teach them English

4 ways to use YouTube in the language classroom | Teach them English | Business English Video | Scoop.it
YouTube is a goldmine of clips that fit just about any language teaching scenario you could think of. Here are 4 useful ways we can employ YouTube in class.
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Good advice for targeted exploitation of video clips in the classroom

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The Power of Business Video - Part 1: Using ‘graded video’ in Business English teaching

The Power of Business Video - Part 1: Using ‘graded video’ in Business English teaching | Business English Video | Scoop.it

John Hughes examines the case for using graded video in the first of two posts on using video in the Business English classroom. At my BESIG presentatio...

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While I'm not sure I agree with some of the conclusions, this article certainly makes clear the issues we need to consider when using video for ELT.

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