Reading business newspapers is a fantastic way for you to improve your Business English. Here’s a lesson that will teach you new vocabulary words useful for business (and everyday life!). It also features some pronunciation practice and grammar. An answer key is included at the end. Teachers will find a Lesson Plan after the student lesson.
Business English Lesson 1: Procter & Gamble’s New Product Launch
Learn slang and idioms with our new ebook, American College Slang! Check it out if you’re at an international student at an American or English-speaking university — or if you’re just curious about current American slang.
Lessons in this guide include:
– Making Plans for the Evening
– Asking Someone Out
– Making Friends
– Going Out to Eat
– Ordering Take-out
Expressions taught in this book include: crunch time, stay woke, buzzkill, chillax, cram for, freak out, freshman fifteen, go ghost on … and hundreds more!
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Part of our mission at Language Success Press is to help you improve your business English. Here’s a helpful graphic of idioms related to investing.
Enjoy this year’s trio of Christmas idioms. Use them in good health and cheer!
WORD OF THE YEAR JUST ANNOUNCED …
And it’s the “Face With Tears of Joy” emoji – named by Oxford Dictionaries as the word of the year because it best reflects the “ethos, mood, and preoccupations of 2015.”
It beat out competition like lumbersexual, on fleek, and the pronoun “they.” Don’t you love the evolving English language?!
The Face With Tears of Joy was the most used emoji in the world this year, accounting for 17% of emoji use in the U.S. and 20% in the UK. Move over plain old smiley face — there’s a new emoji in town ;-)!
College students in the USA can be very creative with their English. Going to college or university in the United States? Just want to learn how American college students speak these days? This lesson on college slang and idioms is for you!
Download the PDF mini e-book on American College Slang
Phrasal verbs are very common in English. They are typically two word phrases that function as a unit. Memorize them as a unit. Examples are: pick up, run into, pass on, think over, give in, pay off. (Structures are: verb + preposition or verb + participle).
Enjoy these Christmas idioms to help you get in the holiday spirit!
Just released – Business English Negotiations, a new iOS app for iPad & iPhone! Do you want to be more effective when you speak English? Do you want to express yourself more clearly? Get what you want more often? Then you’ve found an app that will work for you! Introducing Business English Negotiations. Learn useful English vocabulary for negotiating successfully, resolving conflicts, and saying and getting what you want!
This app brings you:
•100+ of today’s most useful American English idioms & phrases
•Interactive exercises to reinforce the material
•Realistic scenarios complete with audio – a great way to improve your pronunciation!
•A built-in hangman game – you’ll have hours of fun playing while practicing your new vocabulary
Watch a video about this new app: Business English Negotiations app
Coming soon –– two more apps in the Business English series: Business English You’re the Boss and Business English Sales and Strategy.