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Business English Communication Gaps: The Japan Edition ...

Business English Communication Gaps: The Japan Edition ... | English for work | Scoop.it
As the third in our series of country-based posts profiling different challenges and opportunities resulting from globalization and the development of Business English skills (we recently wrote about the challenges ...
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Top of the morning to yourself

Top of the morning to yourself | English for work | Scoop.it
“Top of the morning to you”, or more casually “Top o’ the mornin’ to ya”, is a well-known traditional Irish greeting that Irish people don’t really use any more – at least not without irony, in my experience.
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What’s the Most Beautiful Word in the English Language? - GalleyCat

What’s the Most Beautiful Word in the English Language? - GalleyCat | English for work | Scoop.it
What’s the Most Beautiful Word in the English Language? (What’s the Most Beautiful Word in the English Language?
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How to Say the Hardest Word in the English Language - Huffington Post

How to Say the Hardest Word in the English LanguageHuffington PostApologies are back in the news. After Mr. Murdoch's very public "sorry" at the weekend, the game has been upped.
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Walking the talk – part two

Walking the talk – part two | English for work | Scoop.it
Teacher, teacher trainer and author John Allison returns to the topic of small talk & the Business English language learner, listing the most challenging aspects of maintaining or in fact leaving a social conversation.
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Business English/English for work « Rliberni's Blog – Radical language

Business English/English for work « Rliberni's Blog – Radical language | English for work | Scoop.it
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Smoothing your accent to make yourself better understood - Globe and Mail

Smoothing your accent to make yourself better understood - Globe and Mail | English for work | Scoop.it
Globe and MailSmoothing your accent to make yourself better understoodGlobe and MailThe survey found that 87 per cent of senior executives said inadequate language skills in English and French stopped them from hiring foreign-trained professionals...
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Anthropologist in the Attic: Linguists examine obstacles to native ...

Anthropologist in the Attic: Linguists examine obstacles to native ... | English for work | Scoop.it
The use of English as a second and foreign language is steadily increasing, and although English and German have common roots, even advanced German learners of English find it difficult to achieve a native-like level of proficiency in English.
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Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a job - The Local.se

Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a job - The Local.se | English for work | Scoop.it
Swedish language skills no prerequisite for a jobThe Local.seThen perhaps a mentality may develop where work and language acquisition occurred simultaneously. This article was originally published in Swedish on the Newsmill opinion website.
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Latest World Style - Business English: New approaches are needed to increase the ROI in corporate English learning

Latest World Style - Business English: New approaches are needed to increase the ROI in corporate English learning | English for work | Scoop.it
Latest World Style - Business English: New approaches are needed ...: Most business English training involves En...
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Sounds: the premium pronunciation app

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We introduced Macmillan’s Sounds: The Pronunciation App a while back. The excellent news is that it’s now also available for purchase from the Apple app store in a Premium Edition (at just £3.99 / $6.99).
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Skills 360 - Business English Tips for the Telephone 2 | Business ...

Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online | In this Business Skills 360 lesson, we'll look at tips for communicating successfully on the phone in English. Today, we'll look at ways you can make sure ...
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The perils of writing in an unfamiliar language

The perils of writing in an unfamiliar language | English for work | Scoop.it
I thought you might get some enjoyment from this paper. Especially the acronyms.
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Language and words in the news – 15th July, 2011

Language and words in the news – 15th July, 2011 | English for work | Scoop.it
This post contains a selection of links related to recent language and words in the news.
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Growing Number of Students Learn English Online Over Mobile Devices ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Growing Number of Students Learn English Online Over Mobile Devices ... - PR Newswire (press release) | English for work | Scoop.it
Growing Number of Students Learn English Online Over Mobile Devices ...PR Newswire (press release)OTTAWA, Ontario, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TalktoCanada, the company trusted by Ernst & Young, Novartis and Saudi Telecom for English language...
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Top Ten Countries That Speak English As a Second Language

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Whether for business or pleasure, you need to know the top ten countries where people speak English as a second language.
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Carl-Henric Svanberg, Fabio Capello – your English skills just haven’t been good enough! « Rliberni's Blog – Radical language

Carl-Henric Svanberg, Fabio Capello – your English skills just haven’t been good enough! « Rliberni's Blog – Radical language | English for work | Scoop.it
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10 Commandments for motivating language learners: #5 Promote learner autonomy

10 Commandments for motivating language learners: #5 Promote learner autonomy | English for work | Scoop.it
Continuing the 10 Commandments for motivating language learners series, Tim Ward, a freelance teacher trainer in Bulgaria, takes a closer look at number five of the 10 Commandments: Promote learner autonomy.
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Business risk management in plain English « Business Planning Essentials

Business risk management in plain English - http://t.co/aDH48Xw...
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Greece Suffers Brain Drain as Youths Hunt for Work

Greece Suffers Brain Drain as Youths Hunt for Work | English for work | Scoop.it
Greece is in economic turmoil and its young people that are hardest hit. Over 40 percent of those aged 15 to 24 are unemployed. Many are responding by leaving their homeland to find work overseas and that could have broad repercussions for Greece.
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Why do some Americanisms irritate people? - BBC News

Why do some Americanisms irritate people? - BBC News | English for work | Scoop.it
BBC NewsWhy do some Americanisms irritate people?BBC NewsAll of these words we use without a second thought were never part of the English language until the establishment of the United States.
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Teacher of Year studies roots of English language overseas - Warren Record

Teacher of Year studies roots of English language overseas - Warren Record | English for work | Scoop.it
Warren RecordTeacher of Year studies roots of English language overseasWarren RecordIt has been a busy summer of honors for Warren New Tech High School (WNTHS) English/Drama teacher Cheryl Sebrell.
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Spelling mistakes 'cost millions'

Spelling mistakes 'cost millions' | English for work | Scoop.it
An online entrepreneur says that poor spelling is costing the UK millions of pounds in lost revenue for internet businesses.
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That’s not exactly what I meant, actually

That’s not exactly what I meant, actually | English for work | Scoop.it
During our Romantic English month, Dan Clayton reported on some research which suggested that couples whose speech styles matched one another closely were likely to get on well.
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Business English Pod 189 - Expressing Your Ideas in Meetings (Part ...

Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online | In this lesson, we'll look at how can you get your ideas across with tact and clarity . We'll cover some useful language for giving opinions of differing strength.
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