Content Showcase: January 2021

Contrasting Tone in Internal Email

Contrasting Tone in Internal Email
Good writers in the business world know how to choose their words. The communication must achieve its aim or time and energy are wasted. If you want to be a good writer, good... Readmore...
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Asian Countries Hit by Rice Shortage

Asian Countries Hit by Rice Shortage
The price of rice has increased dramatically in the past few months and many Asian governments are working hard to prevent their poorest people from going hungry. Big rice... Readmore...
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Making Polite Requests

Making Polite Requests
In business, we often have to ask someone to do something for us. There are many different ways of making requests in English; some requests are direct and others are indirect.... 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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Make a Good Impression: Document Editing Tips

Make a Good Impression: Document Editing Tips
Dear Readers, Producing a clean, error-free final draft isn't easy. Even the most carefully edited professional publications contain occasional typos. Most readers understand... Readmore...
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Basic Survival & Survival English

Basic Survival & Survival English
Basic Survival and Survival English, in new editions, provide two levels of international English study for people working in or about to enter business. Both courses offer a... Readmore...
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English Around the World: Brazil

English Around the World: Brazil
This month we spoke to Joaquim de Assis, a 48-year-old farmer living in a town close to Rio De Janeiro in Brazil. Joaquim was fortunate to have had a good education unlike many of... Readmore...
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Test Your Business English

Test Your Business English
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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