Business English

English You Need on a Business Trip

For most work trips, it’ll be easy enough to get around, but what about those little extra things you need? Whether you’re asking a colleague or the concierge at the hotel, here are some useful phrases for your next business trip. 1. APPEARANCE IN ENGLISH IN BUSINESS TRIP “I n

Business English for beginners: It’s easier than you think

Business English seems intimidating to beginners but it doesn’t need to be. In fact, you probably already know a lot of phrases from general English that work really well in a business English situation. Here are some simple ways for beginners to sound professional in business En

Business English – The Importance of Fluency

When it comes to communicating in more than one language fluency is certainly desirable, but it is not essential for communication to take place. You can communicate with a native speaker if you have only a mild proficiency in English, but being truly fluent in the language offer

Business English – Common Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them

The business world is a competitive one where flawless English can be a real advantage. Despite your wealth of business experience, your language skills are often the key to fighting off the competition for your dream job. With perfect English being so important to English-speak

Business English: how to make small talk at the coffee machine

Found yourself in a work situation whilst you are still learning the English [] you need to get by? Or maybe you have an English-speaking colleague that you would like to get closer to. Whatever your work situation, here’s the EF English Live gui

Business English: Seven useful expressions to get a meeting started

Everyone likes a bit of a chat at the beginning of a meeting, but when it’s time to get started, use these key phrases: To get the ball rolling Definition: To get the meeting or discussion started. Example: “OK, everyone. Let’s get the ball rolling. Come and sit down and we’ll

Business English - how to take the minutes of a meeting

We’ve already found out the difference between taking and making notes, so in this article let’s go into more detail about a specific kind of note-taking: taking the minutes of a meeting. The ‘minutes’ of a meeting are notes on everything that was agreed in that meeting. Having