Content Showcase: May 2018

Writing Positive Business Documents

Writing Positive Business Documents
Your business documents, including letters, memos, and emails, will be more successful if you focus on positive wording rather than negative, simply because most people respond... Readmore...
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Taxis for Women by Women

Taxis for Women by Women
A local businessman in Iran had a great idea. Seeing the difficulty that women often had taking taxis, he started a taxi company for female passengers only. Hiring only female... Readmore...
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Giving Progress Updates

Giving Progress Updates
After you’ve been assigned a project or task to complete, at some point during the project or task your manager may ask you for a progress update. They will want to know... Readmore...
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Talking About Your Company

Talking About Your Company
It's often necessary to present your company to visitors, potential investors or partners, or new suppliers and clients. Here is some useful vocabulary that will help you talk... Readmore...
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From the Editor: Choosing a Business English Course

From the Editor: Choosing a Business English Course
A lot of people ask us for advice on how to choose a business English course. Here's some general advice that you should bear in mind before you make your choice. Obviously the... Readmore...
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ESL Book Review: Giving Presentations

ESL Book Review: Giving Presentations
The One Step Ahead Series is for people working in business who need to communicate more effectively in a range of real-life situations in English. Each title provides up-to-date... Readmore...
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English Around the World: Hong Kong

English Around the World: Hong Kong
We spoke to Alice Tam this month. Alice, who's 24, lives in Hong Kong and works as a sales assistant in a fashion boutique. Alice admits she wasn't a very good student at school... Readmore...
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Business English Grammar and Usage Test

Business English Grammar and Usage Test
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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