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20 Day English - Day 8: Business English Vocabulary Upper Intermediate Quiz

20 Day English - Day 8: Business English Vocabulary Upper Intermediate Quiz

Another test to boost your English level with the 20 Day English Challenge.

Today, we are looking at Business English vocabulary.

This test is suitable for strong intermediate or upper intermediate learners.

This will extend your Business vocabulary and test your comprehension of reasonably difficult sentences.

 

Best of luck luck with today's challenge of modal verbs.

 

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How to interrupt in Business English

How to interrupt in Business English

How to interrupt in English?

There are situations in life where you need to interrupt, even if it might seem impolite or be socially awkward.

Interrupting can be difficult enough even in your mother-tongue, so obviously it becomes twice as complicated in a second language. 

Maybe an interruption is necessary because a friend is talking for too long and being boring. In that informal situation, you can just butt in and talk more loudly than the other person.

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How to answer difficult interview questions Part 1

How to answer difficult interview questions Part 1

Interview technique is a huge part of getting a new job. A great looking CV is the first step and you need to renew all your information and write everything in a clear and short-to-the-point way. BUt all that CV work will be for nothing if you can't speak well at the interview stage.

Of course there are interview essentials that are absolutely basic, but not everyone does them...

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Business English idiom cliches and alternative vocabulary

Business English idiom cliches and alternative vocabulary

When you are working, do all of your colleagues and clients clearly understand your business English, or are you speaking in corporate buzzwords that cloud your meaning?

New business vocabulary and hot phrases are a big temptation to use, as they can make you feel clever and 'in with the in crowd', but these chunks of English can very quickly become cliches and should be avoided. 

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Write the perfect Out of Office reply in English

Write the perfect Out of Office reply in English

You know how to write an Out of Office auto reply in your mother-tongue language, don't you?

However, are you sure that your out of office auto responder message is perfect in English? You do not want your English clients and customers to be put off by including some vocabulary or grammar mistakes in this essential piece of written business English correspondence.

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Financial English - What was the Olympic's cost & legacy?

Financial English - What was the Olympic's cost & legacy?

Figures on the total cost of the Olympics. Londoners talk about the legacy (video). Lots of financial English to broaden your Business English vocabulary.

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Useful Business Vocabulary: iPhone 5 and Apple Maps

Useful Business Vocabulary: iPhone 5 and Apple Maps

Lots of useful business vocabulary about products is used and explained in a short article about the iphone5. Using this vocabulary boosts your English level.

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Firing staff: Burberry - Made in the UK?

Firing staff: Burberry - Made in the UK?

Business is all about firing staff & maximising profits these days. Read a short article about British firms and improve your Business English vocabulary.

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Film Business Vocabulary: OO7 product placement

Film Business Vocabulary: OO7 product placement

Read the text about the new James Bond film. Some phrases about films and brands are highlighted and explained below. Don’t forget to answer the quiz and leave comments about the discussion questions.  

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Business English: Amazon vs Walmart

Business English: Amazon vs Walmart

This text is about Amazon and Wal-Mart. Some useful phrases are highlighted and explained below. Don’t forget to answer the quiz and leave comments about the discussion questions. If you want a print-friendly version of this post, click here.  

 

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