Content Showcase: November 2018

Business Grammar: Using Linking Words and Phrases

Business Grammar: Using Linking Words and Phrases
What are Linking Words and Phrases? Examples of linking words and phrases include: however, but, and, so, since, despite, as a result, therefore, so as to, consequently,... Readmore...
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Social and Business Visits with Americans

Social and Business Visits with Americans
It is important for business people to understand how to behave in different types of situations when meeting Americans. Americans often plan social events at short notice, so... Readmore...
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Talking About Where you Live

Talking About Where you Live
Having a conversation about where you live or come from is often an effective way of introducing yourself to another person, and also of getting to know more about them. In a... Readmore...
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The Language of Sales and Retail

The Language of Sales and Retail
Retail sales is one of the most common forms of day-to-day business in most countries today. Learning how to sell and communicate information to a customer is an important part of... Readmore...
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Your Questions to the Editor

Your Questions to the Editor
Should I put a capital letter after a colon? No, in most cases.  Yes, when the passage that follows is a full sentence and is longer than just a few words. For... Readmore...
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Longman Business English Dictionary

Longman Business English Dictionary
Longman Business English Dictionary is a complete and up-to-date guide to the language of business and commerce. This 593-page dictionary, with vocabulary words printed in bright... Readmore...
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English Around the World: Brazil

English Around the World: Brazil
This month we spoke to Joaquim de Assis, a 48-year-old farmer living in a town close to Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. Joaquim was fortunate to have had a good education unlike many of... Readmore...
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Test Your Business English

Test Your Business English
Workplace English Training E-Platform's Learning Centre includes many business English tests. Business English tests differ from standard English tests in that they focus on... Readmore...
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