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Coherence and Unity in Business Texts

Coherence and Unity in Business Texts
Coherence and unity are two of the most important aspects of effective business writing. A good paragraph needs to have both coherence and unity. But what exactly do we mean by... Readmore...
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Culture in Business Communication

Culture in Business Communication
We often have the idea that if we learn a foreign language, we will be able to communicate well with people from a foreign country. But good communication is more than just words:... Readmore...
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Giving Advice and Making Suggestions

Giving Advice and Making Suggestions
In business, people are often asked to give advice and make suggestions. It is important to be able to respond in an appropriate way, especially when you are speaking with native... Readmore...
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The Language of Sales and Retail

The Language of Sales and Retail
Retail sales is one of the most common forms of day-to-day business in most countries today. Learning how to sell and communicate information to a customer is an important part of... Readmore...
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Letter to the Editor: Improving Your Writing

Letter to the Editor: Improving Your Writing
Dear Tania, I am working as an executive in Kuala Lumpur, the communication with our customers are in English, therefore I have to send e-mail, letters, etc., you know, but the... Readmore...
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TEST IT FIX IT

TEST IT FIX IT
TEST IT FIX IT is a series of four books by Oxford University Press that don’t just test grammar, but help to fix learners’ grammar problems too. Two books deal with... Readmore...
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English Around the World: Russia

English Around the World: Russia
This month we spoke to Sergei, a 47-year-old banker from St Petersburg in Russia. Sergei considers how English influenced his career and allowed him opportunities that he... 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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