Have you ever been to a business meeting or event where you needed to thank more than one person?
Unless you’re living in a remote section of the world, at some point you must make an appointment with someone.
At some point in your life, you will probably have to participate in a meeting in English (if you haven’t already).
English is the international language of business, which means that many work environments require at least some knowledge of the language. If you’re a non-native speaker working with native English speakers, you may have no choice but to practice English at work every day. However, using English at work doesn’t have to be a pain.
If you’ve ever written a speech or formal presentation, you know that the ending is one of the hardest parts. The last thing people will hear (and maybe the one thing people will remember) is your conclusion. You want people to have a good impression of you and the information you presented, so you’ll want to put a lot of thought and effort into how to end a presentation.
For many people, networking can feel like a foreign concept. In fact, many people think networking is downright scary. The truth is that networking and meeting new people doesn’t need to cause you stress. In fact, with the right mindset and plan of action, networking can be both fun and rewarding!
Have you ever had a great business idea? Was it hard to explain it in a simple, direct way? This is actually a very common problem.
Whether you’re starting a new career, interviewing for a new job, or due for a promotion within your current company, you should know how to negotiate salary.
You’ve probably heard the term “business English” during your studies, but maybe you’re unsure of what it means. English has been used as the international language of business for years, however, this doesn’t really explain what it means.
Read on to learn more about what business English is and when to use it.