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Learn English with Steve-Business English 1-Job Interviews

Learn English with Steve-Business English 1-Job Interviews | English for work | Scoop.it
Learn English with Steve-Business English 1-Job Interviews http://is.gd/aySLZ1...
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Learning English - Words in the News - Online dating is changing how we flirt

Learning English - Words in the News - Online dating is changing how we flirt | English for work | Scoop.it
The BBC's Tim Muffett has been finding out if romance can still flourish away from our computer screens and keyboards, in a more traditional way: Words in the News: Online dating is changing how we flirt: 14 February 2011.
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ESL Library - English Lesson Plans, English Flashcards for ESL Teachers

ESL Library - English Lesson Plans, English Flashcards for ESL Teachers | English for work | Scoop.it
Office Life is a series of Business English lesson plans that follow an ongoing storyline in an office setting. This full Business course follows Lee from the beginning of his job search until the day he signs his resignation letter. Students practice business writing, talking on the telephone, negotiating, and instant messaging. Introduce your students to meaningful business English expressions & phrases with these real-life scenarios.
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Reichley: English can be very confusing language to learn - Leavenworth Times

Reichley: English can be very confusing language to learn - Leavenworth Times | English for work | Scoop.it
Reichley: English can be very confusing language to learnLeavenworth TimesAnd those from non-English speaking countries are hard at work perfecting their skills in their new language.
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Facebook adds Skype video chat

Facebook adds Skype video chat | English for work | Scoop.it
Facebook announces a partnership with Skype to add a video chat service to the social networking site, a week after Google launched a similar feature.
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Businesses and schools develop 'Bradford Bacc' - Yorkshire Post

Businesses and schools develop 'Bradford Bacc'Yorkshire PostThe E-Bacc, launched by Education Secretary Michael Gove last year, is awarded to pupils who achieve a C grade or above in six GCSEs comprising English, maths, two sciences, a humanity:...
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The art of small talk

The art of small talk | English for work | Scoop.it
As part of small talk month, Charlotte Ellis shares her thoughts on the art of making small talk. Charlotte lives in Oxford, UK and works as Marketing Executive at Macmillan Education.
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Small talk hasn’t got brilliant connotations, has it?
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The language of empowerment - Indian Express

The language of empowerment - Indian Express | English for work | Scoop.it
Indian ExpressThe language of empowermentIndian ExpressThe course, which ended on June 24, was aimed at providing these individuals with the basic tools of the English language and computer learning.
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Author, author: Henry Hitchings on neologisms

Author, author: Henry Hitchings on neologisms | English for work | Scoop.it
‘One reason we deploy neologisms is that existing words are bleached by overuse’
 


To survive, language must evolve, yet it is resistant to certain forms of change. Most new words sparkle briefly, if at all, and then fade away.
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The British Institute of Technology and E-commerce : BRITISH SCHOLARSHIPS - Sacramento Bee

The British Institute of Technology and E-commerce : BRITISH SCHOLARSHIPS - Sacramento Bee | English for work | Scoop.it
The British Institute of Technology and E-commerce : BRITISH SCHOLARSHIPSSacramento BeeThey must demonstrate a good level of English language proficiency. A minimum of 6.5 IELTS score is required.
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Small talk is no small matter

Small talk is no small matter | English for work | Scoop.it
Today we say good-bye to green English and hello to small talk. During the month of July, we’ll be exploring small talk in English, starting with an introduction by regular contributor Stan Carey, freelance writer, editor and blogger.
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Cambridge ESOL: Business Language Testing Service (BULATS)

BULATS is a multilingual assessment service for companies that require a rapid, accurate means of assessing language skills in English, French, German and Spanish.
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Business English Vocabulary Lesson for ESL – Project Management ...

Business English Vocabulary Lesson for ESL – Project Management ... | English for work | Scoop.it
Visit BusinessEnglishPod.com to view and download more videos on Business English vocabulary for ESL. This Business English video ESL lesson introduces English vocabulary for discussing projects and project management in ...
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Business English - Do I have to sign up to Facebook?

Business English - Do I have to sign up to Facebook? | English for work | Scoop.it
A Senior procurement director (41) wrote: After a decade working at a senior level in a multinational, I have begun to look for new opportunities. In my last two job interviews, I have been asked if I have a Facebook account.
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English for Work | EnglishClub.com

English for Work | EnglishClub.com | English for work | Scoop.it
These are pages for people working in industries or organizations where it is often necessary to speak English. Many of these pages have quizzes for you to test your comprehension and audio for you to listen to sample conversations.
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Number of Words in the English Language: 1,009,753

Number of Words in the English Language:  1,009,753 | English for work | Scoop.it
The number of words in the English language is :  1,009,753.   This is the estimate by the Global Language Monitor on May 24, 2011.
The English Language passed the Million Word threshold on June 10, 2009 at 10:22 a.m.
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Linguists examine obstacles to native-like proficiency in foreign ...

Linguists examine obstacles to native-like proficiency in foreign ... | 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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Lagarde wants more credible IMF

Lagarde wants more credible IMF | English for work | Scoop.it
Christine Lagarde, the new head of the IMF, says she wants the Fund to be more connected, credible and comprehensive.
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Portable Oxford Basic American Dictionary | WWW.DOWNLOADSLK.COM

Portable Oxford Basic American Dictionary | WWW.DOWNLOADSLK.COM | English for work | Scoop.it
A new American Dictionary specifically designed for learners of English. Written for individuals working to improve their English language skills. Featuring over 27000 words, phrases, and meanings including help with grammar, collocations, ...
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Reading aloud allowed?

Reading aloud allowed? | English for work | Scoop.it
In this post, Peter Redpath, co-author of Incredible English, teacher trainer and ELT consultant, discusses practising and correcting pronunciation through activities that encourage students to read aloud in class.
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You say ‘global warming’, I say ‘climate change’

You say ‘global warming’, I say ‘climate change’ | English for work | Scoop.it
Here in the UK we had a spell of unusually cold weather at the end of last year –  the coldest December in over 100 years.
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Rise in jobs in financial sector

Rise in jobs in financial sector | English for work | Scoop.it
The number of people employed in the UK financial services sector rose in the second quarter by the fastest rate since the financial crisis began.
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Business English – 7 Common Workplace Abbreviations | MLM Success Tips

www.engvid.com An abbreviation is a shortened form of a word or phrase. In written English, we use abbreviations to shorten common sentences to save time. This lesson will explain some common written abbreviations that ...
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Do you use humour in the classroom?

Do you use humour in the classroom? | English for work | Scoop.it
In this post, Jeremy Taylor, a freelance writer and teacher trainer based in Czech Republic, explores the benefits of using humour in the classroom to engage students and improve their learning.
Do you have a good sense of humour?
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