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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... Readmore...
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Money Can't Buy Happiness

Money Can't Buy Happiness
Although most people seem to think that money is very important in life, studies show that money doesn't bring happiness. In a recent survey, people were asked about which... Readmore...
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Negotiations: Kicking Off and Outlining Your Position

Negotiations: Kicking Off and Outlining Your Position
Making successful negotiations is an important part of working in a professional context. It is important to remember that you should define your position clearly before you... Readmore...
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The Language of Internet Security

The Language of Internet Security
Here we are going to look at some of the language used for talking about internet security. In two dialogues, we’ll introduce some words and phrases used to talk about how... Readmore...
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Extending Your Vocabulary Through Reading

Extending Your Vocabulary Through Reading
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... Readmore...
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Baron's ESL Guide to American Business English

Baron's ESL Guide to American Business English
Focused to fit the needs of ESL students, this handbook for communicating in business situations describes a wide variety of business writings, and recommends appropriate styles... 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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