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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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Investing for Beginners - YouTube

Investing for Beginners - YouTube | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Managing risk in investing is crucial for beginner investors. Watch this video to understand how to do it. To learn more about managing risk through diversif...
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Series of short, informative and entertainingly produced videos that could be used in a number of ways in the business English classroom to promote discussion and expand vocabulary.

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Economics - Top Documentary Films

Economics - Top Documentary Films | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Browse, watch and discuss documentaries filed under Economics
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This is just one of the many categories of film documentaries available on the site.

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CosmoLearning Video Lectures & Documentaries

CosmoLearning Video Lectures & Documentaries | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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Includes wide range of video lectures on economics and business management

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Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools for Giving Remote Presentations

Free Technology for Teachers: Three Free Tools for Giving Remote Presentations | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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Video Tools for Teachers - Digital Video

This presentation is based on my book - Digital Video - A manual for language teachers. It covers a range of uses for video in language learning as both communication and content. A number of tools are presented and a range of activities.


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Sales pitch activity of particular interest for BE teachers but lots of other ideas and tools we can use as well.

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A plethora of great resources for the language teacher !!!  Love them!

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Communication Skills Training Video: Learn About the Communication Process

The purpose of communication is to get your message across to people clearly. This involves effort from both the person who sends the message and the person ...
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Privacy Online Explained by Common Craft

Privacy Online Explained by Common Craft | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Using the web today can mean giving up a little privacy. The popular websites we use often collect information about nearly everything we do online. By understanding privacy online, we can be aware of how our information is being used and take steps to protect it.
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Sound advice presented in a simple engaging way.

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AON: Speaking the Language of Clients

AON: Speaking the Language of Clients | Business English Video | Scoop.it

Company: Aon

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Very slick promotional video from TOEIC

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Chairing a meeting

Meet the people behind bad meetings: Bulldozers, Hole Pokers, Yes Men, Waverers and more! Do any of these characters attend your meetings? You don't have to ...
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Indian vs Chinese Bargaining (Comedy)

A comedian depicts an Indian trying to get a bargain dealing with a Chinese shop merchant.
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Needs to be handled with caution as this could be perceived as offensive.

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Julie Cumming-Debrot's curator insight, October 26, 2015 10:57 AM

To be handled with caution so at not to offend.   But could be an interesting introduction to Cultural Differences.........with humour.

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Really funny but agree needs to be used carefully.
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Mysteries of Vernacular - TEDEd Lessons

Mysteries of Vernacular - TEDEd Lessons | Business English Video | Scoop.it
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Not business related but one sent directly to your more enthusiastic learners' smartphones could be an idea.

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Language as a Window into Human Nature

In this new RSA Animate, renowned experimental psychologist Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite me...
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Definitions - YouTube

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Be the first to watch our newest videos on Investopedia Video: http://www.investopedia.com/video/ Compound interest is often called one of the most powerful ...
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Series of short videos providing definitions of financial terms.

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Banking Documentaries - FreeDocumentaries.Org

Banking Documentaries - FreeDocumentaries.Org | Business English Video | Scoop.it
Watch free Banking Documentaries on Free Documentaries.Org. No Registration Required.
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Banking and the economy is just one of the many topic areas to choose from on this documentary film website.

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Steve Jobs - Inventor

Steve Jobs - Inventor | Business English Video | Scoop.it
The iconic Steve Jobs co-founded Apple Computers with Steve Wozniak and led the company to pioneer a series of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone and iPad. Learn more at Biography.com.
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This is an example of the many biographies available on the biography.com website. Lots of video and textual content to practice English and earn about the people you're interested in.

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Using the webcam to develop pronunciation

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The webcam can be a vital tool in helping to support our students’ pronunciation habits and helping them to ‘see’ how words and expressions are pronounced and what particular pronunciation features they need to be aware of. So here are a few tips and examples to help you use your webcam to help with your students’ pronunciation.

 


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Simple, effective ideas for working on pronunciation.

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Tips to help online teachers deal with pronunciation problems

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Think Fast, Talk Smart: Communication Techniques

The purpose of communication is to get your message across to people clearly. This involves effort from both the person who sends the message and the person ...
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Simon Sinek: Why good leaders make you feel safe

What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it's someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of ...
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Answering "What Are Your Greatest Strengths?" In A Job Interview

Téléchargez "The ULTIMATE Guide To Perfecting Your CV In English." Un pack complet avec une formation vidéo, un livret et une checklist pour avoir le CV parf...
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How to write a Business Plan

It is essential to have a realistic, working business plan when you're starting up a business. A business plan is a written document that describes a busines...
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Bad Meetings and How to Fix Them

Meet the people behind bad meetings: Bulldozers, Hole Pokers, Yes Men, Waverers and more! Do any of these characters attend your meetings? You don't have to ...
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This is a promotional video but it can be used to discuss the problems that can lead to unproductive meetings.

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All about trade agreements

The EU is an old hand at negotiating trade agreements, but who exactly does the negotiating, who decides, and what are the agreements for, anyway? Comment on...
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Great selection of business and the environment videos

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VOCABULARY: Forming words with the suffixes -ment, -ance and -ence

Listen and watch this episode of 6 Minute Vocabulary – it’ll give you a lot of enjoyment and the experience will help improve your performance in English! Fi...
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Not business English but can quickly lead into work related vocabulary.

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