15 Sports Idioms that are Widely Used in the Business World

August 10, 2017
10 August 2017,
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Sports idioms started from specific sports and can be used in every day situations relating to every aspect of our lives both socially and in a business situation.  Sports and businesses have much in common in that both involve a great deal of time and energy.  Sports men or women and businessmen or businesswomen can either be extremely successful or […]


Using English for Business Emails or Publications? Watch out for these 32 Confusing Words!

March 22, 2017
22 March 2017,
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Learning a new language is always a challenge; however, one of the most challenging things about English is that there are so many words that sound similar, but have different meanings. Even advanced English students get puzzled with some words. But don’t feel intimidated! Below are explanations and definitions for commonly confused words. If you are using English for business, […]


Free Business English Lesson – 15 Misused Words in the Workplace

January 18, 2017
18 January 2017,
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Are you someone who has to communicate a lot via email at work? Or someone who creates a lot of PowerPoint slides? If you are in the world of business, or even academia, chances are you have to present your ideas and/or share knowledge via email and PowerPoint. That is just how modern society works 🙂 Under this free Business […]


7 Steps to Writing Perfect Business Emails

January 6, 2017
6 January 2017,
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Our Advanced Business English Course teaches students to communicate in English naturally without memorization. We mainly focus on Spoken English but today we want to focus on something different – Writing business emails. Crafting the perfect business email is both an art and the science. You have to use the right tone. That said, most emails sent to a business acquaintance, […]


20 Commonly used Business Jargon in the UK

December 28, 2016
28 December 2016,
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For reasons unknown, people working in office environments tend to use a lot of very odd and often annoying business jargon phrases. For a newer or less fluent English speaker, it can be extremely confusing to hear someone say something that clearly means something else, without explaining it, and have everyone else understand and go about their business. That said, […]