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The Business of English – Episode 14: A formal speech

The Business of English – Episode 14: A formal speech

Our keynote speaker is a man who I’m sure is very well known to all of you. He’s Professor of Fruitology at Dubbo University and has written many books on the subject of tropical fruit. So without further…

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The Business of English – Episode 7: A report on progress

The Business of English – Episode 7: A report on progress

Today we’re looking at our new widget plant being built at Southside. I’ve asked Barbara to report on progress and bring us up to date and up to speed. Barbara? Thanks Denise. I’ll just outline the process we’ve…

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The Business of English – Episode 11: Can I help you?

The Business of English – Episode 11: Can I help you?

We look at how to make business calls. Wilson and Wilson, can I help you? Yes, this is Lin Chan from Acme Appliances. I’d like to speak to Mr Wilson if he’s available please? Would that be Mr…

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The Business of English – Episode 9: A customer survey

The Business of English – Episode 9: A customer survey

Today I’m going to look at the results of our customer survey. First I’ll go through the survey questions, then summarise the results, and finally I’ll outline the conclusions. After that, there’ll be time for questions and discussion….

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The Business of English – Episode 13: Negotiating Part 2

The Business of English – Episode 13: Negotiating Part 2

So that’s our offer. We think it’s a fair one, with advantages for both sides. Yes, well, we’re prepared to consider your offer Ms Chan, if you can accept some conditions. And subject to consideration by the board….

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The Business of English – Episode 3: Getting Acquainted

The Business of English – Episode 3: Getting Acquainted

Another drink sir? No thankyou. Excuse me – is anyone sitting here? No – please have a seat. That’s better – my feet are killing me! Have you been here long? No, but I just flew in this…

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The Business of English – Episode 2: Why don’t you join us?

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Well, it’s been good to meet you Sam, and very interesting to hear about your business. Look, we are having a small dinner for some of our clients and friends after this. Why don’t you join us? That’s…

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The Business of English – Episode 8: Graphs and trends

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Now, I’d like to refer to the first graph. As you can see this is a bar graph measuring net sales over the first ten months of the year. You’ll notice that sales rose steadily in the first…

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LEAF Summer Business English Program

LEAF Summer Business English Program

For me, one of the best parts of teaching in the business program, is being able to witness the interactions and the learning that takes place in the classroom. It really is quite remarkable. I think the most…

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The Business of English – Episode 1: Pleased to meet you

The Business of English – Episode 1: Pleased to meet you

Thank you very much. Hello, I don’t think we’ve met. Sam Eriks. Victor Tang. Pleased to meet you. And what company are you from Mr Tang? OceanWide. I’m the sales representative for this region. Ah yes. I know…

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