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My perfect weekend: Tamara Rojo, artistic director and principal dancer ... - Telegraph.co.uk

My perfect weekend: Tamara Rojo, artistic director and principal dancer ... - Telegraph.co.uk | English for work | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.ukMy perfect weekend: Tamara Rojo, artistic director and principal dancer ...Telegraph.co.ukFriday evening I'm still very much in work mode.
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TEA time helps international students with language - The Statesman

TEA time helps international students with language - The Statesman | English for work | Scoop.it
TEA time helps international students with languageThe StatesmanThe Writing Center hosts a weekly Teaching English Afternoon, or TEA Time every Tuesday from 3:30-4:20 p.m.
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Language and words in the news – 26th October 2012

Language and words in the news – 26th October 2012 | English for work | Scoop.it
This post contains a selection of links related to language and words in the news.
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Bob Marley's music tops 'learning English language' poll - NME.com

Bob Marley's music tops 'learning English language' poll - NME.com | English for work | Scoop.it
NME.comBob Marley's music tops 'learning English language' pollNME.comBob Marley's music tops 'learning English language' poll. Photo: PA. Bob Marley has topped a poll to find out which musician's work most helps people to learn the English language.
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Swedes 'best in the world' at English - The Local.se

Swedes 'best in the world' at English - The Local.se | English for work | Scoop.it
The Local.seSwedes 'best in the world' at EnglishThe Local.sesorry i meant "What do TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS and those major international English tests say?". (my English is bad...) Report abuse » · #9. 12:41 October 26, 2012 by skogsbo.
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Language and words in the news – 4th October 2012

Language and words in the news – 4th October 2012 | English for work | Scoop.it
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How Telephone Companies Use 'Plain English' To Rob You Blind - Business Insider

How Telephone Companies Use 'Plain English' To Rob You Blind - Business Insider | English for work | Scoop.it
Business InsiderHow Telephone Companies Use 'Plain English' To Rob You BlindBusiness InsiderAnd the FCC has something called 'a requirement for plain English language,' so people can understand their phone bills.
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English : everything explained in 100 words - British Weekly

English : everything explained in 100 words - British Weekly | English for work | Scoop.it
English : everything explained in 100 wordsBritish Weekly“I thought: if you can do it for objects, why not for language?
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make more money: Speak Better Business English and Make More ...

make more money: Speak Better Business English and Make More ... | English for work | Scoop.it
This book will have you speaking American business English with a whole new level of confidence. This book opens doors. If you seek a better job, more pay, faster promotions, and better client or customer relationships, this ...
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'The UK makes things too, it's not just finance' - The Local

'The UK makes things too, it's not just finance' - The Local | English for work | Scoop.it
It must be an exciting year to be British ambassador - with the Olympics, the Paralympics and the Queen's diamond jubilee. ... The single currency is vitally important, and we continue to work very closely in other fields.
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Dictionary signals vs. noise

Dictionary signals vs. noise | English for work | Scoop.it
There has been much discussion lately about crowd-sourced dictionary-making. For example, slang lexicographer Jonathon Green, in an article in the Guardian, observes ironically that everyone “seems to have a novel in them.
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Language tip of the week: behaviour

Language tip of the week: behaviour | 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 (e.g. spelling, grammar, collocation, synonyms, etc) which learners often find difficult.
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Open Dictionary word of the week: sock puppetry

Open Dictionary word of the week: sock puppetry | English for work | Scoop.it
sock puppetry (noun) writing very flattering reviews of one’s own book on sites such as Amazon, but using a different name so that people do not know that it’s the author writing about his or her own book Authors including Lee Child, Mark...
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Pronunciation for Young Learners

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To celebrate the launch ofProject Fourth edition, author of the pronunciation SIG journal, Robin Walker explores the place of pronunciation in the upper primary classroom.
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Business English Quick Tips: commas, semi-colons and colons ...

Business English Quick Tips: commas, semi-colons and colons ... | English for work | Scoop.it
Business English can be difficult if English isn't your first language. This series of quick tips will help you write better and more efficiently in English.
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Is a second language an advantage, or is English enough? - Moneycontrol.com

Is a second language an advantage, or is English enough? - Moneycontrol.com | English for work | Scoop.it
Moneycontrol.comIs a second language an advantage, or is English enough?
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‘Frankenstorm’ accepted into English Lexicon

‘Frankenstorm’ accepted into English Lexicon | English for work | Scoop.it
Current East Coast ‘Perfect’ Storm storms pushes Frankenstorm  words over qualifying criteria Austin, Texas,  October 29, 2012 –  hybrid storm (combination Nor’Easter / Hurricane) has passed the minimum criteria to be considered an English-Language...
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Simon English: Culture clash over a boardroom approach - The Independent

Simon English: Culture clash over a boardroom approach - The Independent | English for work | Scoop.it
Simon English: Culture clash over a boardroom approachThe IndependentTemasek wants a different board structure, more like the one they favour in its home town, Singapore, where the chief executive reports to a supposed awkward squad of outsiders...
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The English Blog: The Business of English

The English Blog: The Business of English | English for work | Scoop.it
The Business of English from Australia Network is a 15-part series for intermediate to advanced English language learners which looks at the language used in everyday business situations such as meetings, presentations and negotiations.
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It pays to be proficient in English language — Wong - The Borneo Post

It pays to be proficient in English language — Wong - The Borneo Post | English for work | Scoop.it
It pays to be proficient in English language — WongThe Borneo PostSIBU: Second Finance Minister Dato Sri Wong Soon Koh has called for will and determination in mastering the English language.
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Business needs help with English language test selection - The Guardian

Business needs help with English language test selection - The Guardian | English for work | Scoop.it
The GuardianBusiness needs help with English language test selectionThe GuardianThe Council is already a major test provider.
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Reflect and relax: reasons to write?

Reflect and relax: reasons to write? | English for work | Scoop.it
Peter Redpath, co-author of Incredible English second edition, takes a look at writing exercises in the classroom.
The four skills are listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
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Oxford Teachers’ Academy 2012 – Reflections

Oxford Teachers’ Academy 2012 – Reflections | English for work | Scoop.it
Mirjana Podvorac, an attendee of the Oxford Teachers’ Academy: Teaching English for Adults course in July 2012, talks about this life-changing experience.
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Writing a Research Report | Business English HQ

Writing a Research Report | Business English HQ | English for work | Scoop.it
I pointed out in Short Report Writing that a short report has a small number of sections. These may include: an introduction, procedure, findings, conclusions, and recommendations. A formal business research or analytical document, on the ...
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Woman ordered to speak English at work loses lawsuit - Lincoln Journal Star

Woman ordered to speak English at work loses lawsuit - Lincoln Journal Star | English for work | Scoop.it
Woman ordered to speak English at work loses lawsuitLincoln Journal StarThe company said it instituted a policy prohibiting Reyes and another woman, Monica Cortez, from speaking Spanish at work as a quality-control issue because all the other...
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