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BoE boss: 'Bank culture changed'

BoE boss: 'Bank culture changed' | English for work | Scoop.it
The head of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King, has told MPs the culture at the big investment banks has changed.
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VV 34 - Macroeconomics 2 (Audio) | Business English Pod :: Learn ...

Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online | In this lesson, we'll look at some key macroeconomic terms related to consumers and prices.
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Macroeconomics English. Step one, translate macroeconomics. 

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GlobalEnglish Releases Business English Index, Reveals Widening ...

GlobalEnglish Corporation (www.GlobalEnglish.com), the leading provider of on-demand solutions to advance the Business English proficiency of global organizations, today issued a report with the results from its 2013 ...
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Language and words in the news – 26th April, 2013

Language and words in the news – 26th April, 2013 | English for work | Scoop.it
This post contains a selection of links related to language and words in the news.
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‘Stakeholder’ stakes a claim

‘Stakeholder’ stakes a claim | English for work | Scoop.it
If you had asked me as a teenager what a stakeholder was, I might have guessed “assistant vampire killer”. Why else would you hold a stake, after all?
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Reading for Pleasure – Students make their own word games

Reading for Pleasure – Students make their own word games | English for work | Scoop.it
Continuing the Reading for Pleasure series, Verissimo Toste, an Oxford teacher trainer, looks at ways of keeping students reading for pleasure.
You have set up the class library and started your students reading.
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Stories behind Words: my feet are killing me

Stories behind Words: my feet are killing me | English for work | Scoop.it
Back in early 1997 I was working as an English teacher in Quito, Ecuador. My family were over there with me and my daughter – Aliz – would have been 5½ at the time.
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Setting national standards for English learners a formidable task

Setting national standards for English learners a formidable task | English for work | Scoop.it
Arriving at a national definition of 'English language learner' is a formidable task, best undertaken in a years-long process, a University of California, Davis, expert argued Tuesday at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research...
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Language tip of the week: news

Language tip of the week: news | English for work | Scoop.it
In this weekly post, we bring more useful content from the Macmillan Dictionary to English language learners. These tips are based on areas of English which learners find difficult, e.g. spelling, grammar, collocation, synonyms, etc.
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LOL slash grammar, knowmsayin?

LOL slash grammar, knowmsayin? | English for work | Scoop.it
New vocabulary appears constantly: we invent words, or more usually modify existing ones, to meet the needs of expression – or just for fun.
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Guest Speaker in Communication for Business Class! - EC English

Guest Speaker in Communication for Business Class! - EC English | English for work | Scoop.it
At ECSF, a downtown English language school in San Francisco, we offer a Communication for Business class that focuses on entrepreneurship and includes a string of guest speakers. Sam Catalina, an owner of Prudential Real Estate ...
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English-language invasion troubles Finnish academia | Yle Uutiset ...

English-language invasion troubles Finnish academia | Yle Uutiset ... | English for work | Scoop.it
Today more and more university courses are being offered in English but not everyone's happy about the development, which is seen as undermining Finland's official languages.
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Just who is this post for? The difference between “who” and “whom”

Just who is this post for? The difference between “who” and “whom” | English for work | Scoop.it
A story in last week’s Observer newspaper included the sentence: “She now has a four-year-old daughter who she is bringing up in Turkey”.
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'I had to work very hard at integrating myself' - Jobs in Germany ...

'I had to work very hard at integrating myself' - Jobs in Germany ... | English for work | Scoop.it
Jobs in Germany in English - hundreds of employment opportunities at international and German companies for foreign professionals living and working in Germany.
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Development - Where is Business English going? – the challenge of ...

Development - Where is Business English going? – the challenge of ... | English for work | Scoop.it
An invitation to lead a webinar for BESIG, the Business English Special Interest Group of IATEFL, the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language, prompted me to reflect on this question.
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2013 Business English Index | Visual.ly

2013 Business English Index | Visual.ly | English for work | Scoop.it
The 2013 Business English Index is the result of a December 2012 survey of 212883 global employees in 78 countries across a broad range of industries.
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Chat app messages 'overtake texts'

Chat app messages 'overtake texts' | English for work | Scoop.it
Instant messaging on chat apps, such as WhatsApp, has overtaken the traditional SMS text message for the first time, research firm Informa says.
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Conference discusses future of English language testing in Arab ...

Conference discusses future of English language testing in Arab ... | English for work | Scoop.it
The Conference reinforced the importance of equipping Arab learners with excellent English language skills, as the region's economies become increasingly globalised. ... AME Info - The ultimate Middle East business resource ...
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Native-speaking English teachers in decline - News - The Prague Post

Native-speaking English teachers in decline - News - The Prague Post | English for work | Scoop.it
Mooney quickly found work teaching English to Czech students. But for the better part of two decades, her career, like those of many native-language teachers here, has been fraught with difficulties. She sums up the current ...
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Bye bye, palm reading! Welcome, gene reading! DNA and other clinical metaphors

Bye bye, palm reading! Welcome, gene reading! DNA and other clinical metaphors | English for work | Scoop.it
Today’s guest post comes from Janet Byron Anderson. Dr. Anderson is a medical editor and runs Medical Linguistics Consulting. Her book Sick English. Medicalization in the English Language is available at Amazon.com.
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“I’m bad with names”: How words are like people

“I’m bad with names”:  How words are like people | English for work | Scoop.it
Ron Martinez has been a TESOL practitioner for over 20 years, with extensive and diverse experience as a teacher, trainer of teachers, materials developer, and academic researcher.
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Language and words in the news – 3rd May, 2013

Language and words in the news – 3rd May, 2013 | English for work | Scoop.it
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Why aren’t we using web-based tools with our students?

Why aren’t we using web-based tools with our students? | English for work | Scoop.it
Sean Dowling, an Educational Technology Coordinator, looks at why the uptake of Web 2.0 tools in the classroom has been slow, and offers some solutions.
On a daily basis, many of us are using web-based tools.
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Business English News 22 - Telecommuting | Business English Pod ...

Business English News 22 - Telecommuting | Business English Pod ... | English for work | Scoop.it
Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online | Learn Business English vocabulary and collocations for discussing work and working habits in our Business English News lesson on telecommuting.
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Business Grammar, Punctuation and Proper English Can Make or Break Your ... - LifeGoesStrong

Business Grammar, Punctuation and Proper English Can Make or Break Your ... - LifeGoesStrong | English for work | Scoop.it
Business Grammar, Punctuation and Proper English Can Make or Break Your ...
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Language tip of the week: related

Language tip of the week: related | English for work | Scoop.it
In this weekly post, we bring more useful content from the Macmillan Dictionary to English language learners. These tips are based on areas of English which learners often find difficult, e.g. spelling, grammar, collocation, synonyms, etc.
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