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3 communication skills 35 business legends, billionaires, and TED experts have in common

3 communication skills 35 business legends, billionaires, and TED experts have in common | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
Facts don’t spark movements; stories do.
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Steve Jobs Presentation Skills - VIDEO Business English - The English Blog

Steve Jobs Presentation Skills - VIDEO Business English - The English Blog | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
VIDEO analysing Steve Jobs presentation skills secrets - Learn how to make a keynote speech like the master and improve your Business English performance.

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The master at work!

 

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7' video that can help anyone review their toolkit for presentations and add a couple of more tips and tricks...you'll find arguments and illustration, plus the transcript

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Sage advice...try to include some of these points into your next presentation!

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12 activities to revise key phrases

'Can I just interrupt for a moment?' / 'I'm sorry, I didn't catch that'. These are key phrases for communication skills. BE is full of them. They need revision
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Some great tips on how to get our Business English clients to practise those key phrases learnt by Paul Emmerson.

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Lingofeeds - English at Work - English for Business and Commerce

Lingofeeds - English at Work - English for Business and Commerce | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
Lingofeeds provides a complete guide to English grammar and usage with examples from specific industries for English learners wanting to improve their career chances in the global economy. Our first course is for English for Business and Commerce.
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An excellent site for Business English Learners to practise their listening skills and develop their work-specific vocabulary

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How to make your writing more formal?

While communicating with business people, the language you use must be consistently appropriate in style and tone. The following are the basic features of formal writing. Write all verbs in full. Do not use contracted forms like don’t or can’t.
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English Vocabulary Lessons for Business & Advanced ESL

English Vocabulary Lessons for Business & Advanced ESL | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
Learn English vocabulary for business and work.

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Nik's Daily English Activities: A Virtual Job Interview

Nik's Daily English Activities: A Virtual Job Interview | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
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ZoomInterviews

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carldowse's curator insight, April 25, 2013 8:46 AM

Short extracts from staged job interviews

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We Have Too Few Women Leaders - EnglishCentral.com

Facebook's Chief Operating Officer tells women to keep their foot on the gas pedal and stay in the game.
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Do you agree? English Central is an excellent resource to practise your Listening, Vocabulary and Pronunciation Skills.

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Ten top lessons using mobile phones

Ten top lessons using mobile phones | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
Last week I had class with the CEO of a company who comes to me for weekly training.  We hadn’t seen each other for a couple of months and so I asked him to give me a run down on what had been happ...
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Storytelling in Business

Storytelling in Business | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
The purpose and practice of great storytelling in business. Using stories to influence others. Customers, clients, organisations, job interviews.

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carldowse's curator insight, April 4, 2013 3:39 PM

A really good, wide ranging selection of video resources on different aspects and approaches to storytelling in business settings.

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How to Say Zero in English.

How to Say Zero in English. | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
A strange topic for a blog? Or is it? To most of my Business English clients, how to say zero in English is very important to avoid misunderstandings, especially on the telephone or in video confer...

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7 Tips on How to Improve Your Email Writing Skills.

7 Tips on How to Improve Your Email Writing Skills. | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
Most of us in the Business world use emails as the main, and in some cases the only, means of written communication.
For many students studying Business English, practising their Email Writing Skills...

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READ and LISTEN - BEhereBEthere

Leadership Leadership Leaders are different to managers. Leaders look to the future, managers run the company day to day. Leaders welcome change, managers welcome stability. Leaders work well alone, managers work well in a team. So what personal qualities might you find in a good leader? These are typical: Vision. Leaders are able to see... Read more »
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A valid criticism | Business Spotlight Online

A valid criticism | Business Spotlight Online | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
Greeding with their exports?As you may have noticed, the United States and Germany have been having a bit of a lovers' tiff over the past week. I am not, however, referring to the issue of spying. Instead, as usual, I'm talking about economics.
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Some good business related language to share.

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Business English Resources

Free Resources for Business English Teachers and Students
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Forbes:Thought for the Day

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carldowse's curator insight, July 16, 2013 5:08 AM

Short videos on a range of business related topics

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Business English: Vocabulary and Idioms - ESL Explorer Blog

Business English: Vocabulary and Idioms - ESL Explorer Blog | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
Exploring Business English vocabulary through a list of 10 Business English words, followed by a special bonus: 3 business themed idioms.
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Money is Liquid - 10 Metaphors about Money

Money is Liquid - 10 Metaphors about Money | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
Last week I taught a Specialist Finance English Group. I had a lovely group of 4 clients - two Polish ladies, one Hungarian gentleman and a Russian lady. They were on a one-week intensive course. T...
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Mind your language at work, say campaigners

Mind your language at work, say campaigners | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
SINGAPORE — The Speak Good English Movement (SGEM) is this year targeting working adults from 20 to 39 years of age with the message that English language proficiency will work wonders in the workplace and can be a boon for business.
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How To Present in English

How To Present in English | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
I have been teaching a delightful client this week. Pilar is from Spain and is the Communications Director and Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) for an Italian Insurance company. She is...
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Presentation Skills- Presentation Online Tools | Christina Martidou's Blog

Presentation Skills- Presentation Online Tools | Christina Martidou's Blog | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
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Great tips on how to give effective presentations in English.

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The Business English Experience

The Business English Experience | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
A forum for presenting and exchanging experiences, ideas and lessons for business English
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What to do with your hands when you're presenting!

Top tips from presentation expert Steve Bavister, who is a trainer with communication skills company Speak First. Just what do you do with your hands when yo...

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Parts of this can be played without the speaker's comments to elicit comment from the learners to see what they already know/think about body language or to see what the cultural differences may be. The speaker can then be used to confirm or generate further discussion.

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Book Review: “Improve Your Global Business English” | Global ...

Book Review: “Improve Your Global Business English” | Global ... | Doing Business in English | Scoop.it
The Title of Fiona Talbot & Sudakshina Bhattacharjee's book Improve Your Global Business English immediately caught my attention as I wandered through the digital halls of Amazon's bookstore. Global Business English?
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