Best Business English podcasts — English language tips for business people (Updated February 2019; image)
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Business English Pod publishes audio and video Business English podcast lessons and online learning materials for intermediate and advanced Business English learners. The lessons cover a comprehensive range of business English skills for meetings, presentations, telephoning, negotiating, job interviews, travel, and more.
 
Business English Pod publishes audio and video Business English podcast lessons and online learning materials for intermediate and advanced Business English learners. The lessons cover a comprehensive range of business English skills for meetings, presentations, telephoning, negotiating, job interviews, travel, and more.
 
A podcast for people who use English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) in their work environment and want to improve their overall language skills. In each episode, hosts Skip Montreux, Dez Morgan, and Samantha Vega discuss Business news making headlines around the world. Through their discussions, Skip, Dez and Samantha introduce English vocabulary & phrases related to business, review grammar, and identify cultural differences found in International business situations. An excellen ...
 
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A podcast for busy people who want to improve their business English. For further information, see www.englishwithkirsty.com/podcast
 
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Business Skills 360 podcast lessons provide essential tips and language for communicating in English. Free transcripts and PDF downloads are available on the website: www.myBEonline.com
 
Business English Pod publishes audio and video Business English podcast lessons and online learning materials for intermediate and advanced Business English learners. The lessons cover a comprehensive range of business English skills for meetings, presentations, telephoning, negotiating, job interviews, travel, and more.
 
Remove English As A Barrier To Your Success
 
Spoken's "English for Professionals" Podcast helps international professionals learning English stay up to date with business news around the world and learn business English vocabulary, collocations, phrasal verbs, and idioms in the process.
 
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Introduction Conflicts between people are always going to happen. This is true for family relations as well as for workplace relations. Fortunately, most conflicts can be resolved. Patience is needed; so is a willingness to listen. And, of course, using the right words is critical. The English language has more than a million words. With some e ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP336-Change-Management2.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English collocations used to discuss change management. In the 21st century the pace of change is very fast. And businesses have to fight to keep up, to adapt to changes in both the world and the economy. In meeting rooms ar ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP336-Change-Management2.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English collocations used to discuss change management. In the 21st century the pace of change is very fast. And businesses have to fight to keep up, to adapt to changes in both the world and the economy. In meeting rooms ar ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP336-Change-Management2.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English collocations used to discuss change management. In the 21st century the pace of change is very fast. And businesses have to fight to keep up, to adapt to changes in both the world and the economy. In meeting rooms ar ...…
 
Of course the interviewer cares whether you have the knowledge and skills to do the job, but there are some other things that they might be asking themselves about you too. I talk about 10 possible questions here. You will probably never know how they would answer them, but you can influence them by coming across well and making a good impressi ...…
 
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss the history of this iconic company and explain how it has ended up facing bankruptcy today. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a question, post a comment, ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP335-Change-Management1.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English collocations for discussing change management. Change is a constant. Nowhere is this more true than in business. Just look at the list of Fortune 500 companies from 50 years ago. You might be surprised by how many of ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP335-Change-Management1.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English collocations for discussing change management. Change is a constant. Nowhere is this more true than in business. Just look at the list of Fortune 500 companies from 50 years ago. You might be surprised by how many of ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP335-Change-Management1.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English collocations for discussing change management. Change is a constant. Nowhere is this more true than in business. Just look at the list of Fortune 500 companies from 50 years ago. You might be surprised by how many of ...…
 
We all have things that we often get mixed up, that make us stop and think, or that we often overlook in our own writing. If we know what those things are, it's easier to keep an eye out for them when checking our work. I talk about some of the things that I look out for, as well as ten other examples. Do you have anything to add to the list?Yo ...…
 
When a company moves to a new site it is known as ‘relocation’. This is a big decision, involving everyone connected with the company – staff, customers, suppliers and shareholders. It also affects the families, friends and communities of the people involved with the company. Once the research into possible locations has been completed, an orga ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/360.72-Formality2.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Skills 360 for today’s lesson on the different levels of formality in spoken English. Think about how you speak in your first language. Do you talk the same way to your colleagues as your wife? Or the same to your friends as your boss? Of course not. Differe ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/360.72-Formality2.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Skills 360 for today’s lesson on the different levels of formality in spoken English. Think about how you speak in your first language. Do you talk the same way to your colleagues as your wife? Or the same to your friends as your boss? Of course not. Differe ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/360.72-Formality2.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Skills 360 for today’s lesson on the different levels of formality in spoken English. Think about how you speak in your first language. Do you talk the same way to your colleagues as your wife? Or the same to your friends as your boss? Of course not. Differe ...…
 
Just a quick episode this week, but if, like one of my students, you aren't sure when to pronounce the ED sound at the end of words as its own separate syllable, this little tip should help you.Click here for the show notes: https://englishwithkirsty.com/podcast/episode151
 
We all deal with angry customers, and it's enough to drive people crazy. Angry and difficult customers are a major cause of workplace stress, and they take up huge amounts of your time and the resources of your organization. There are a lot of tricks and techniques you can use to deal with an angry customer. For now, let's focus on the most com ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/360.71-Formality1.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Skills 360 for today’s lesson on levels of formality in spoken English. Imagine you are looking for a job, and you have an interview at a big company. You walk into the interview room and say to the panel of interviewers: “hey there, how’s it going?” Believe ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/360.71-Formality1.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Skills 360 for today’s lesson on levels of formality in spoken English. Imagine you are looking for a job, and you have an interview at a big company. You walk into the interview room and say to the panel of interviewers: “hey there, how’s it going?” Believe ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/360.71-Formality1.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Skills 360 for today’s lesson on levels of formality in spoken English. Imagine you are looking for a job, and you have an interview at a big company. You walk into the interview room and say to the panel of interviewers: “hey there, how’s it going?” Believe ...…
 
We hear so many people talking about what they are going to do now that the new year has started. To make things a bit different, I thought it might be interesting to make an episode about 10 things that I'm not going to do as a language learner. In this episode, you'll find out what those 10 things are. I'd love to hear your ideas too, so if y ...…
 
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega talk about the history of the Renault – Nissan alliance, and the details of the financial scandal involving Carlos Ghosn. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a ...…
 
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss China’s Belt and Road initiative. Audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a question, post a comment, and sign up for the Down to Business English Newsletter. Conta ...…
 
Introduction Rule 1: The customer is always right. Rule 2: If the customer is wrong, rule 1 applies. It is said that for every person who complains, there are 26 other people who suffer in silence, and each unhappy customer tells 10 to 16 other people. But if you address the problem in the right way, 90 per cent of the complainers will do busin ...…
 
In countries where Christmas is celebrated, many of us are preparing for the Christmas and New Year break.It's a time for celebrating with family and friends, and many of the things that we normally do regularly, such as language learning, are forgotten about until the new year.However, if you still want to do something for your English during ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP334-Projects-10.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on project management English for debriefing a project with your team. Project management can be a messy business. You can plan, but you can’t really predict all the challenges and obstacles that will come up. So on every project, and ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP334-Projects-10.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on project management English for debriefing a project with your team. Project management can be a messy business. You can plan, but you can’t really predict all the challenges and obstacles that will come up. So on every project, and ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP334-Projects-10.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on project management English for debriefing a project with your team. Project management can be a messy business. You can plan, but you can’t really predict all the challenges and obstacles that will come up. So on every project, and ...…
 
Introduction You might think that ending a conversation is as simple as saying “Goodbye,” but it’s a little more complex than that. It’s also quite different from culture to culture. In western culture, we inform the person we are talking to gently by giving hints that we need to go or want the conversation to end. We try our best to avoid endi ...…
 
Dez Morgan explains to Skip Montreux about what is behind the anger and frustration of the Yellow Vest protestors in France. Audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a question, post a comment, and sign ...…
 
Learners tend to focus on things like grammar, vocabulary, and whether the email makes sense. Of course, these things are all important,but yu can get all of these things right, and still end up with a bad email.I explain what I mean in today's podcast episode and give you a couple of questions to ask yourself before hitting that "send" button. ...…
 
Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss the benefits of the four day work week. Is it a good idea? Who is introducing it? Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a question, post a comment, and sign ...…
 
In today’s 925 English video lesson, we’re going to learn some ways of clarifying what someone means. Sure, you can just nod and smile when you don’t understand. People do that all the time. But they also feel foolish later, especially when the speaker realizes what has happened. Or when you have to ask a question that clearly shows you didn’t ...…
 
In today’s 925 English video lesson, we’re going to learn some ways of clarifying what someone means. Sure, you can just nod and smile when you don’t understand. People do that all the time. But they also feel foolish later, especially when the speaker realizes what has happened. Or when you have to ask a question that clearly shows you didn’t ...…
 
In today’s 925 English video lesson, we’re going to learn some ways of clarifying what someone means. Sure, you can just nod and smile when you don’t understand. People do that all the time. But they also feel foolish later, especially when the speaker realizes what has happened. Or when you have to ask a question that clearly shows you didn’t ...…
 
Introduction In this month's business speaking skills topic we’re going to be looking a various ways of expressing likes, dislikes and preferences. It is very easy to simply say ‘I like’ or ‘I don’t like’ something, but it is more difficult to state by what degree you like or dislike it. And, it’s often not just a question of directly stating h ...…
 
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega talk about the history behind the busiest retail shopping day of the year – Black Friday. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a question, post a comment, and si ...…
 
I'm a teacher, but I'm also a learner.In October, I started a part-time university degree, and I'd like to share a couple of the things that I've learned and strategies that I've developed for those times when I don't understand something.I'm doing an IT course, and my particular problems are usually related to maths, but these tips can also be ...…
 
Dez Morgan tells Skip Montreux about the infamous currency speculator Georg Soros. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a question, post a comment, and sign up for the Down to Business English ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP333-Business-Development4.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on how to follow up with potential partners. Everyone knows that business is a competitive world, sometimes brutally competitive. But it’s not all “dog eat dog,” as they say. Good business people know that one of the keys to ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP333-Business-Development4.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on how to follow up with potential partners. Everyone knows that business is a competitive world, sometimes brutally competitive. But it’s not all “dog eat dog,” as they say. Good business people know that one of the keys to ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP333-Business-Development4.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on how to follow up with potential partners. Everyone knows that business is a competitive world, sometimes brutally competitive. But it’s not all “dog eat dog,” as they say. Good business people know that one of the keys to ...…
 
In episode 57, I talked about how listening to podcasts can help you to learn English. But there are loads of podcasts out there - how do you choose the best ones to help you meet your learning goals? Find out in this episode.You can find the show notes here:https://englishwithkirsty.com/podcast/episode147…
 
Introduction Showing a visitor around gives you a good chance to make a positive impression on your client. By welcoming a visitor warmly and talking to them clearly and politely about your firm, you can help to create a good business relationship between your company and your visitor’s. In this lesson, we’ll focus on how to make a visitor to y ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP332-Business-Development3.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on following up with prospects. English for Business development is all about the art of conversation. A smile, some chit chat, and a few good questions should be able to tell you if someone’s worth following up with. And wh ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP332-Business-Development3.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on following up with prospects. English for Business development is all about the art of conversation. A smile, some chit chat, and a few good questions should be able to tell you if someone’s worth following up with. And wh ...…
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP332-Business-Development3.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on following up with prospects. English for Business development is all about the art of conversation. A smile, some chit chat, and a few good questions should be able to tell you if someone’s worth following up with. And wh ...…
 
This episode came about because of a question in the Facebook group. I'm talking about different ways to ask for something to be done, and when it's appropriate to use each one.You can find the show notes here:https://englishwithkirsty.com/podcast/episode146
 
Dez Morgan tells Skip Montreux about his favorite investor. Audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a question, post a comment, and sign up for the Down to Business English Newsletter. Contact Skip, De ...…
 
In today’s 925 English video lesson, we’re going to learn how to clarify something you didn’t hear properly. If you don’t hear what someone says, the easiest thing to do is just let it go. Move on. Let them keep talking. But that can be a very dangerous strategy. I mean, what if they asked you to do something important? Or what if they told you ...…
 
In today’s 925 English video lesson, we’re going to learn how to clarify something you didn’t hear properly. If you don’t hear what someone says, the easiest thing to do is just let it go. Move on. Let them keep talking. But that can be a very dangerous strategy. I mean, what if they asked you to do something important? Or what if they told you ...…
 
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