About

About

About Us Workplace English Training E-Platform was launched in 2005 by the same team that published “The Language Key” printed magazine between 1994 and 2005. The same management team has been in place since 1994. Production Team Workplace Eng...
 

Content Showcase:April 2015

Writing Business Emails: Informing and Notifying

Writing Business Emails: Informing and Notifying
When informing or notifying customers, clients or colleagues, it is common to place the new information as the purpose statement, with supporting information following in separate paragraphs. A typic... Read more...
More:

Cold Calls: Arranging Meetings

Cold Calls: Arranging Meetings
In personal selling, cold calling is the process of approaching potential clients by telephone, who have not agreed to such an interaction. The word “cold” is used because the person receiving the... Read more...
More:

Letter From the Editor: Improving Your Comprehension

Letter From the Editor: Improving Your Comprehension
Dear Tania, I have been studying English for six and a half years in a Hong Kong government school. I think my problem in English is my poor vocabulary for comprehension as I failed my comprehension... Read more...
More:

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 and realises that she... Read more...
More:

Understanding American Attitudes and Practices

Understanding American Attitudes and Practices
Although America has a culturally diverse society, it is possible to describe some common American characteristics. Americans are often described as being friendly, yet tend not to like deep friendsh... Read more...
More:

The Language of Currency and Exchange

The Language of Currency and Exchange
The last 24 months have seen a dramatic reverse in the long-held strength and stability of the US dollar which was for many years the world's dominant currency. Now central banks around the world are ... Read more...
More:

Business English for the 21st Century

Business English for the 21st Century
Business English for the 21st Century is a useful guide to help students develop a clear, concise writing style and serves as a reference for grammar and usage. The book, which can be used as part of ... Read more...
More:

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 English as it is used in ... Read more...
More: