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Writing Clear Instructions

Writing Clear Instructions
At some time in your working life, you may have to write some instructions in English. Whether it’s explaining how to use the new codes for a photocopier or writing detailed... Readmore...
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IMF Slashes World Growth Forecast

IMF Slashes World Growth Forecast
The International Monetary Fund ( the IMF) is predicting reduced economic growth in the global economy. Due to credit problems in the US housing market, many countries’... Readmore...
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Sales: Pitching New Offers

Sales: Pitching New Offers
When you call a customer on the telephone to makes a sales pitch, you are essentially cold calling, and the customer is not likely to know what your call is about until you... Readmore...
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The Language of Production

The Language of Production
As a result of ‘globalization’, manufacturing centres from all over North America and Europe have been moved to Asia, Latin America and other regions where production costs... 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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Editing and Revising Text

Editing and Revising Text
Part of the One Step Ahead series, Editing and Revising Text is a lively, accessible, and highly illustrated guide to editing and revising. It provides a practical approach for... Readmore...
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Simplified English Jokes

Simplified English Jokes
Walking up to a department store's fabric counter, a pretty girl asked the clerk, "I want to buy this material for a new dress. How much does this cost?" "Only a kiss a yard, "... 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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