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Posted in in Business Language by Cristina on 16 Mar 2016
Even if you speak English fluently and confidently, there might happen situations when you don't understand what someone says. For example, you work in an office and often hear your co-workers use phrases and expressions which make absolutely no sense to you. Well, it's called "Business jargon" and it can be pretty annoying.
Posted in in Business Language by Cristina Bondari on 26 Feb 2016
There are various reasons why companies use team building activities. Ice breakers (described in the previous article) are just one example of them. They can be used for communication improvement, morale boost, motivation, productivity development, for co-workers to get to know each other better, just to name a few.
Posted in in Business Language by Cristina on 15 Feb 2016
Let's be honest, most presentations we listen to are simply boring. They can vary from class presentations at your school to business presentations at work, but the style remains the same.
Posted in in Business Language by Cristina on 11 Feb 2016
Ice breakers are activities or games, which are used to warm up a conversation among participants (especially when they do not know each other) in a meeting, training session, team building event, etc.
Posted in in American Culture by Cristina on 08 Feb 2016
In the United States of America, it is necessary to make "small talk" in some situations. SMALL TALK is a type of conversation which helps 'break the ice' and fill moments of awkward silence. Students might be shy in these situations, because they have to use their second language. However, it is considered rude to say nothing when a person starts talking to you.
Posted in in Business Language by Cristina on 14 Dec 2015
This is going to be my final post about business letters and formal style of writing. In this part I would like to give you essential phrases which can be used in your writing.
Posted in in Business Language by Cristina on 25 Nov 2015
In this post I am going to provide you with a tentative plan for a formal letter. Don't forget that you should write concisely, correctly, and neatly.
Posted in in Business Language by Cristina on 23 Nov 2015
A lot of employees have to write formal letters at work almost every day, so I've decided to put together some tips for successful business correspondence.