Content Showcase: February 2020

Giving Advice and Making Suggestions

Giving Advice and Making Suggestions
When replying to a letter, email or fax asking for advice, we often discuss what we think might be the cause of the problem which the person enquiring is experiencing. When we... Readmore...
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US GDP Rebounds with 3.3% Growth

US GDP Rebounds with 3.3% Growth
After a difficult period, the US economy has started to grow again. Exports have grown due to the weak dollar, making US goods cheaper overseas. Imports, which have become... Readmore...
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Strategy for Customer Service

Strategy for Customer Service
It is said that for every person who complains, there are 26 other people who suffer in silence, and each unhappy customer tells 10 to 16 other people. But if you address the... 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: Improving Your Vocabulary

From the Editor: Improving Your Vocabulary
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... Readmore...
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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... Readmore...
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Simplified English Jokes

Simplified English Jokes
A guy walking in the desert really needed a drink. As he followed the sand dunes, he came upon another man riding a camel. He asked the man if he had something to drink. The man... 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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