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Film English

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by Kieran Donaghy
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Note business English related, but an interesting site for film-based lessons nonetheless. The lesson using the 2012 John Lewis Christmas ad, could for example, be adapted for a business English context.

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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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How To Make Small Talk

How To Make Small Talk | Business English Video | Scoop.it
VIDEO: These tips will help you fill up those awkward silences at work with genuine and smart small talk.
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Not too long and some good advice .

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Successful presentations (OUP) - YouTube

Successful presentations (OUP) - YouTube | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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It's a pity part 4 is missing but some useful material here nonetheless.

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Pitch, tone, and inflection on the telephone

Use pitch, tone, and inflection on the telephone like you do in person. Express yourself through pitch, tone, and inflection with tips from a communications ...

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Talking Too Fast

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Useful advice for learners to slow down and sound more professional

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Can I legally show this video to my class? » Vicki Hollett

Can I legally show this video to my class? » Vicki Hollett | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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Mark S Appleby's curator insight, October 6, 9:22 AM

Are the videos you use in class legal?

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Cool Videos for Teach English

Cool Videos for Teach English | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Help ESL students learn English with cool video lessons and scripts that improve listening, reading and vocabulary skills.
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Not specifically business related but still worth checking for interesting resources.

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10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success

10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Nearly every entrepreneur can benefit in one way or another from watching these videos culled from Stanford's YouTube channel.
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A good selection to dip into, especially for business students.

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Everything You Love About Conference Calls

Lots of things make conference calls an awesome experience. Here are the best things we love about conference calls. Find out more at: https://www.uberconfer...
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This promotional video for the Google Chrome based Uberconference  conference call tool has some good content for a language class.

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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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Every Meeting Ever - YouTube

Don't be that guy in meetings. And don't use cables. Make your meeting room wireless for $149 at http://airtame.com/meetings Want to sponsor our next video? ...
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Blair Cook - YouTube

Blair Cook - YouTube | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Finance topics taught for finance professionals.
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Lot's of material here for business students.

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The Hot Seat - CEO interviews

The Hot Seat - CEO interviews | Business English Video | Scoop.it
The The Hot Seat column from BBC Capital The world’s leading CEOs open up about how they manage, their biggest mistakes and more —a BBC Capital collaboration with CEO Guru.
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Starting meetings effectively

How can you make sure that your meetings start effectively? Preparation is the key to success. In our first Business with Bob video on meetings, Bob Dignen h...
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Lot's of sound advice, clearly delivered with some very useful language for learners.

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Australia Network - The Business of English

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Australia Network - The Business of English
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This series of video-based lessons is getting just a little long in the tooth now, but still worthwhile using with the right learners. A big thank you to Jennifer Verschoor for reminding us of them.

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Project Planning with Sticky Notes

In this video, you will learn what a Work Breakdown Structure is and how to create it using sticky notes.

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Has some very useful vocabulary for Project Management English. 

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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

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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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