Content Showcase: August 2018

Business Grammar: Expressing Purpose and Result

Business Grammar: Expressing Purpose and Result
In this business grammar lesson, we'll review the most common ways you can express result and purpose (reason) in English. We use because, as and since when we want to explain... Readmore...
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The Changing Face of India

The Changing Face of India
Much of the media attention in the last few years has been focused on the development of China. But India is going through major changes, too, and the opening of its economy has... Readmore...
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Making Polite Requests

Making Polite Requests
In business, we often have to ask someone to do something for us. There are many different ways of making requests in English; some requests are direct and others are indirect.... Readmore...
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The Language of Business Travel

The Language of Business Travel
If you’re working in business, it’s likely that at some point you’ll be required to travel on behalf of your company. Business travel is part of everyday... Readmore...
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From the Editor: Writing in Plain English

From the Editor: Writing in Plain English
Dear Readers, If you attend a business writing course, you will almost certainly be taught to write in plain English. To understand why you should write in plain English, you... Readmore...
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Basic Survival & Survival English

Basic Survival & Survival English
Basic Survival and Survival English, in new editions, provide two levels of international English study for people working in or about to enter business. Both courses offer a... Readmore...
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English Around the World: Russia

English Around the World: Russia
This month we spoke to Sergei, a 47-year-old banker from St Petersburg in Russia. Sergei considers how English influenced his career and allowed him opportunities that he... Readmore...
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Business English Grammar and Usage Test

Business English Grammar and Usage Test
The Learning Centre includes many business English tests. Business English tests differ from standard English tests in that they focus on English as it is used in the workplace,... Readmore...
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