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Writing Documents in Plain English

Writing Documents in Plain English
Plain English is good, clear writing which communicates as simply and effectively as possible. But it is not a childish or simplistic form of English. Plain English focuses on... Readmore...
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Single Women Earn the Most

Single Women Earn the Most
  A recent survey shows that single women in Hong Kong make more money than single men do. The study also shows that education often makes finding a marriage partner more of... Readmore...
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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... Readmore...
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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... Readmore...
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Editing Your Business Documents

Editing Your Business Documents
Producing a clean, error-free final draft isn't easy. Even the most carefully edited professional publications contain occasional typos. Most readers understand this and aren't... Readmore...
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ESL Book Review: Model Business Letters

ESL Book Review: Model Business Letters
Model Business Letters, E-mails and Other Business Documents is a practical and comprehensive guide to help you improve your business communication. The book includes over... Readmore...
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English Around the World: Canada

English Around the World: Canada
This month we spoke to Michel LeClerk, a 39-year-old French Canadian living in Quebec City, Ontario. Now you might expect everyone living in Canada to be fluent in English. Not... 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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