The textbook is based on a unique design that combines current business practice and business skills – all presented using authentic, expert input. The book is destined for postgraduate students (Master’s Degree) and in-company learners, equipping them with the language they need to succeed in a business environment. The course contains specific business-related outcomes, interactive assignments, videos and cases concerning professional English and business communication, making the material highly relevant and engaging. The texts are abridged from Ted-Ed, Pearson and McKinsey websites.
Business correspondence has an essential place in today's business, financial, and marketing worlds, and 300+ Successful Business Letters for All Occasions shows you how to make all of your business communication effective and productive. This revised and updated third edition presents models for letters of inquiry, credit letters, collection letters, congratulatory letters, business announcements, invitations to business functions, and many other forms of business correspondence. New in this edition is detailed instruction on mastering all forms of electronic communication, with advice on e-mail and texting etiquette. You'll learn how to compose everything for your job search from employment inquiries to cover letters and resumes that get results. You'll also find information on networking and corresponding via the Internet as a means of developing new career opportunities. Here in one volume is virtually everything you need to know about all types of business communication, along with useful phrases and sentence prompts to support your writing projects.
Grammar for Business is a must-have for intermediate business students and anyone using English in the workplace. It provides clear explanations and authentic practice of the most essential language used in business English. Designed to help you improve your communication skills in real business situations, it includes a unique focus on spoken as well as written grammar, and practical tips on areas such as organising presentations, negotiating and giving your opinion. Ideal for classroom use and self study.
How to Teach Business English is a practical guide to the teaching of business English. It looks at the special features of business English and includes: advice on course design and ways to select suitable materials; an analysis of the communication skills needed for business English; practical approaches to e-leaming and intercultural training; guidance on testing and assessing learners; a Task File of photocopiable training tasks. Формат: 19 см x 24,5 см.
Master the art of communication to improve outcomes in any scenario Simply Said is the essential handbook for business communication. Do you ever feel as though your message hasn't gotten across? Do details get lost along the way? Have tense situations ever escalated unnecessarily? Do people buy into your ideas? It all comes down to communication. We all communicate, but few of us do it well. From tough presentations to everyday transactions, there is no scenario that cannot be improved with better communication skills. This book presents an all-encompassing guide to improving your communication, based on the Exec|Comm philosophy: we are all better communicators when we focus focus less on ourselves and more on other people. More than just a list of tips, this book connects skills with scenarios and purpose to help you hear and be heard. You'll learn the skills to deliver great presentations and clear and persuasive messages, handle difficult conversations, effectively manage, lead with authenticity and more, as you discover the secrets of true communication. Communication affects every interaction every day. Why not learn to do it well? This book provides comprehensive guidance toward getting your message across, and getting the results you want. Shift your focus from yourself to other people Build a reputation as a good listener Develop your written and oral communications for the greatest impact Inspire and influence others Communicate more effectively in any business or social situation Did that email come across as harsh? Did you offend someone unintentionally? Great communication skills give you the power to influence someone's thinking and guide them to where you need them to be. Simply Said teaches you the critical skills that make you more effective in business and in life.
Business Start-up is a two-level (CEF level A1/A2) Business English course for adults who need English for their work. The Teacher's Book contains detailed notes on every lesson with added tips and advice on how to manage and extend the course material. Additional communication activities in each lesson offer even more communicative language practice. The Teacher's Book also contains a placement/end of course multiple choice test and progress tests after every three units. The Business Start-up website offers a downloadable list of Can-do statements for every unit based on competencies from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, allowing students the chance to reflect on what they've learnt and evaluate their own progress.
Become a more effective leader—cut the jargon and say what you mean Leveraging. Strategizing. Opening the kimono. Unlocking human capital. Trying to nail that BHAG. All on a go forward basis. These are only a few examples of the jargon-ridden language that is too often the mainstay of business communication. Jargon frustrates, confuses, and generally alienates listeners. Yet it's also everywhere, and using it can often seem like a mandatory requirement for anyone who wants to establish credibility in a professional workplace. To be an effective leader, you must be brave enough to be the first to drop jargon in favor of simple, coherent language. This can be difficult if you've spent years immersed in business culture, but Leading Through Language will show just how much you've come to rely on jargon, why it's holding you back, and how to trim it away to more effectively convey information and ideas. Understand why jargon is reviled, yet ubiquitous Learn why «business speak» gets in the way of business Discover what kind of language influences and inspires others Convey ideas with clarity, energy, and conviction Approach all communication as an act of leadership Communication often falls by the wayside in favor of more measurable data-backed performance metrics; but good communication has the power to improve metrics in every area of an organization. Leading Through Language is the business world's much-needed guide to true leadership communication, showing you how to eliminate idle talk and master compelling communication.
This third edition has been fully updated to reflect today's business world with new topics and example sentences. Armed with this book, you will learn the words you need for effective business communication. Suitable for intermediate/upper-intermediate learners of English (CEF level B1-B2), Collins Business Vocabulary in Practice presents business words in context and exercises to help you remember them. New words are introduced using Collins COBUILD definitions and supported by examples of real English from the Collins corpus. The user-friendly format, with visually dynamic presentation of vocabulary on the left-hand pages and related practice exercises on the right-hand pages, will help you gain a better understanding of the English language in the field of business and commerce. Collins Business Vocabulary in Practice is an indispensable reference tool for learners of English studying business in today's world.
Business Start-up is a twolevel (CEF level A1/A2) Business English course for adults who need English for their work. The Teacher's Book contains detailed notes on every lesson with added tips and advice on how to manage and extend the course material. Additional communication activities in each lesson offer even more communicative language practice. The Teacher's Book also contains a placement/end of course multiple choice test and progress tests after every three units. The Business Start-up website offers a downloadable list of Cando statements for every unit based on competencies from the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, allowing students the chance to reflect on what they've learnt and evaluate their own progress.
Written by specialists in business English and communication who have worked in a range of businesses, countries and cultures. ENGLISH FOR BUSINESS LIFE - SELF-STUDY GUIDE focuses on the language you really need in your business life. Specifically designed to be flexible and easy to use for independent study and to yield the maximum results for the time you spend studying.
50 ways to improve your Telephoning and Teleconferencing Skills ...without too much effort provides a range of quick and easy ways to improve your communication skills in this vital area. With the advent of sophisticated digital telephony technologies and the pressure on business people not to travel unnecessarily for environmental reasons, the importance of one-to-one telephone calls and teleconferencing takes on a new dimension. This book helps you prepare for that all important telephone call. The accompanying audio CD provides listening comprehension tasks that go with the units. This is a self-help manual for those business people: - who use English as their second language - who use English on the telephone - who want to improve their communication skills.
The key to perfecting your communication strategy Great communication skills can make all the difference in your personal and professional life, and expert author Elizabeth Kuhnke shares with you her top tips for successful communication in any situation. Packed with advice on active listening, building rapport with people, verbal and non-verbal communication, communicating using modern technology, and lots more, Communication Skills For Dummies is a comprehensive communication resource no professional should be without! Get ahead in the workplace Use effective communication skills to secure that new job offer Convince friends and family to support you on a new venture Utilising a core of simple skills, Communication Skills For Dummies will help you shine—in no time!
The internationally bestselling duo Mikael Krogerus and Roman Tschappeler have tested the 44 most important communication theories - from Aristotle's thoughts on presenting through Proust on asking questions to the Harvard Negotiation Project - for their practicality in daily business life. In The Communication Book they distil them into a single volume that in their winning way turns seemingly difficult ideas into clear and entertaining diagrams.From running better meetings and improving the conversations in your head to brushing up on your listening skills and small talk, the pair masterfully fuses theoretical knowledge and business advice with humour and practicality. With sections on work, the self, relationships and language, they show that we can improve not only what we communicate, but how we do so.Whether you're a CEO or starting out - or want to improve your relationships at home - this smartly-illustrated and compact guide will improve your communication skills and help you form more meaningful connections at work, while smiling too.
Wireless Communications Systems Design provides the basic knowledge and methodology for wireless communications design. The book mainly focuses on a broadband wireless communication system based on OFDM/OFDMA system because it is widely used in the modern wireless communication system. It is divided into three parts: wireless communication theory (part I), wireless communication block design (part II), and wireless communication block integration (part III). Written by an expert with various experience in system design (standards, research and development)
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"English for Business Life" is written by experts in international business communication who understand how fast-moving changes are affecting the language and skills that people need to be effective in the workplace. The course presents the English essential for doing business in today's global marketplace. It takes account of international contexts, countries and cultures and a business environment where English is often used as the language of communication between speakers of many nationalities.
The IABC Handbook of Organizational Communication is the fourth edition of the best-selling resource that offers a comprehensive collection of practical knowledge and insights about effective corporate communication and its effect on organizational success. With contributions from the leading experts in organizational, business, and corporate communications, this invaluable resource examines each of the functional areas of organizational communication including internal communication, public relations, marketing, and communication strategy. This important book is written for communicators in organizations of all types—large and small, public and private, for profit and not for profit. The contributors demonstrate how these fields are changing and what the future holds. This edition includes illustrative case studies and information on new topics such as globalization and crosscultural communication, new technologies and employment patterns, corporate responsibility, research measurement and ROI, and the virtual corporation.
An executive coach shows you how better communication leads to productivity and profitability Communication is the key to success when you manage other people. But it's not enough to just communicate; you have to communicate in the right way to get the results you want from your people and teams. In Don't Be That Boss, renowned executive coach Mark Wiskup shows you how to communicate effectively with colleagues and workers to create a healthy, productive, happy work environment. The story follows two leaders through a typical workday and all their typical communications-including meetings, conferences, one-on-one discussions, break room banter, phone calls, and even emails. Based on real situations you'll probably recognize, you'll watch as two committed, intelligent people take different approaches to communication and reap very different results. Along the way, you'll realize what good communication is, how it works, and how it makes your business better in virtually every way. Written by an experienced communications coach who works with Fortune 500 clients, CEOs and managers across the country Shows that how you communicate in the office is just as important as what you communicate Explains why excellent communication skills are vital to individual and organizational success Effective communication is vital for the success of both large and small businesses Mark Wiskup is also the author of The It Factor and Presentation S.O.S. Whether you're an executive, manager or small business owner, this book will show you how to improve your communication skills to better your business.
Despite e-mail, cell phones and other modern conveniences, an important place still exists for the written letter, especially when it is used as a means of business communication. This revised and updated book presents correct business formats, then offes instruction on writing clear and concise letters for every imaginable occasion. Among them are letters of inquiry, credit letters, dunning letters, congratulatory letters, business announcements, invitations to business functions, and many more. Readerswill find many sample letters that they can adapt for their own uses. New in this edition is advice and instruction on effective e-mail correspondence.
A complete course on the rules of marketing for today’s climate In this fast-paced, cluttered, and global marketplace, new influences are constantly affecting your business. Today's sophisticated consumers are searching for products that meet an emotional need, have added value, and come with no purchase risk. They want environmentally friendly products, and it’s important that they buy from businesses that share their core beliefs. Despite these demands, effective marketing still comes down to knowledge, empathy, and communication. Kick Ass Business and Marketing Secrets offers a complete course on business and marketing, with simple, easily implemented rules for marketing success. The author, “Mr. Marketer” Bob Pritchard, offers expert guidance to help you thoroughly research and understand your product, market place, and competitors. Delivers step-by-step advice on how to add value to every purchase Details various communication vehicles and advises on how to choose the most appropriate vehicle for your campaign Develops critical thinking skills to push you beyond your comfort level With so many new sources of market pressure, there’s no room for poor marketing strategies. Get the new rules for marketing, and stand out from the rest.
The Secret Language of Business reveals the secrets of body language and nonverbal communication. Successful professionals need more than just good communication skills, you also need the ability to interpret the nonverbal signals that everyone displays. You’ll learn how to master and manipulate your own body language, read the body language of others, and influence people through your new skills and perception. No matter what business you’re in, this is a valuable guide to achieving more in life and business.
Authoritative, hands-on guidance for Skype Business administrators Mastering Skype for Business 2015 gives administrators the comprehensive coverage they need to effectively utilize Skype for Business. Fully up to date for the 2015 release, this guide walks you through industry best practices for planning, design, configuration, deployment, and management with clear instruction and plenty of hands-on exercises. Case studies illustrate the real-world benefits of Unified Communication, and provide expert experiences working with Skype for Business. From server roles, infrastructure, topology, and security to telephony, cloud deployment, and troubleshooting, this guide provides the answers you need and the insight that will make your job easier. Sample automation scripts help streamline your workflow, and full, detailed coverage helps you exploit every capability Skype for Business has to offer. Skype for Business enables more robust video conferencing, and integrates with Office, Exchange, and SharePoint for better on-premises and cloud operations. Organizations are turning to Skype for Business as a viable PBX replacement, and admins need to be up to speed and ready to go. This book provides the clear, explicit instructions you need to: Design, configure, and manage IM, voice mail, PBX, and VoIP Connect to Exchange and deploy Skype for Business in the cloud Manage UC clients and devices, remote access, federation, and public IM Automate management tasks, and implement cross-team backup-and-restore The 2015 version is the first Skype to take advantage of the Windows 10 'touch first' capabilities to provide fast, natural, hands-on control of communications, and users are eager to run VoIP, HD video conferencing, collaboration, instant messaging, and other UC features on their mobile devices. Mastering Skype for Business 2015 helps you get Skype for Business up and running quickly, with hands-on guidance and expert insight.
Now in its second edition, Health Communication: From Theory to Practice provides a comprehensive introduction to theory, intervention design, current issues, and special topics in health communication. The book also represents a hands-on guide to program development, implementation, and evaluation. This second edition further emphasizes the importance of a people-centered and participatory approach to health communication interventions, which takes into account key social determinants of health as well as the interconnection of various health and social fields. While maintaining a strong focus on the importance of behavioral, social, and organizational results as key outcomes of health communication interventions, this second edition also includes new or updated information, theoretical models, resources, and case studies on: Health equity Urban health New media Emergency and risk communication Strategic partnerships in health communication Policy communication and public advocacy Cultural competence Health literacy The evaluation of health communication interventions To access a companion website with instructor resources (PowerPoint presentations for all chapters, sample assignments, and other resources), please visit www.wiley.com/go/schiavo2e This title is also available as a mobile App from MedHand Mobile Libraries. Buy it now from iTunes, Google Play or the MedHand Store.
Collins Small Talk gives you the confidence to start a conversation and transition into bigger conversation topics so that you are able to build relationships, develop business partnerships and be successful in business. Learn the language to: - Meet people for the first time - Greet people in subsequent meetings - Show and receive hospitality - Deal with remote communication - End a conversation The book includes information on best practice and key phrases for students to refer to and practise saying out loud using online audio. Online audio also includes good and bad examples of authentic recordings of small talk for learners to listen to and assess. Suitable for students whose level of English is Intermediate / CEF level B1 and higher. Small Talk is part of Collins' English for Business range of materials to help business people who need to use English frequently in their work. It is designed for people who are about to or already work for a foreign or multinational company, deal with overseas customers or travel for business. Other titles in the Collins English for Business range: Reading - Writing o Listening - Speaking - Key Business Skills - Business Grammar & Practice - Business Vocabulary in Practice - Effective International Business Communication
Proven advice for communicating effectively before the media, customers, employees, and investor relations Many executives focus too narrowly on the financial side of their business and neglect the importance of communicating with their employees, the media, and the public. World Class Communication equips you with crisis lessons, procedures, and examples that could help your company save millions of dollars through proper preparation and response. The must-have book every CEO needs, World Class Communication is packed with examples of good and bad handling of countless situations and expert instruction on how to manage them without breaking into a sweat. Reveals the keys to successful shareholder communication Tips for winning in the media—every time out Expert tips for developing powerful public speaking techniques Discover how to rally employee support and performance through communication There is a great, and often irrational, fear of the media among CEOs, with too few executives truly knowing how to deliver a message effectively in an interview. World Class Communication delivers the necessary tools and techniques you need to communicate your message to your target audience—from shareholder meetings to corporate communications to handling crises.
Start with the proven success of FOCUS ON GRAMMAR, and discover how easy it is to integrate grammar and communication skills. Centered on thematic instruction, the second edition of FOCUS ON GRAMMAR features: - Clear presentations and charts that make grammar easy to learn. - Creative activities that stimulate communication. - New high-interest readings, rich in content. - Review Tests to confirm progress and improve scores on standardized tests. - From Grammar to Writing section that build composition skills. - New full-color pages that engage students in every activity.