Set yourself apart in the business world with these phrases, expressions and idioms in American English.
Have more confidence when speaking English at a meeting with clients, during a presentation or business lunch, or when making small talk with co-workers. And that's just to name a few of the situations that this business English book covers! Get your copy of Business English Vocabulary Builder to improve your English quickly and easily.
Jackie Bolen has nearly fifteen years of experience teaching ESL/EFL to students in South Korea and Canada. She has written these dialogues filled with helpful sentences, expressions, and phrases in American English for business people, plus each section has some practice opportunities to make what you've learned more memorable. You'll improve your business English vocabulary and conversational skills in no time at all!
Pick up a copy of the book today if you want to...Have more confidence in conducting business in English.Have hundreds of English phrases, expressions and idioms for business at your fingertips.Learn the definition of each one of them.Improve your American English.Put into practice the phrases and expressions with the practice opportunities.See how the language is used in real-life dialogues and situations.Improve your TOEFL, TOEIC, or IELTS score.Sounds more like a native speaker.
These are the business English sentences that you'll hear over and over again in real life. Speak more fluently and gain some confidence with this book. Besides the common business English phrases and expressions, there are dialogues so that you can see how the language is used. Plus, some opportunities to put into practice and review the sentences and phrases you've learned. This book is for intermediate-advanced English learners.
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Expose your students to the hardships of poverty and the power that comes with family. Multi-leveled questions and prompts will have students digging deeper while making connections. Investigate the setting to determine what is already known about the historic country of France. Explain what is ironic about Armand's words to the pigeons. Recall what was read by completing a paragraph from the novel with its missing words. Predict what will happen with the children's request to Father Christmas after a cliffhanger. Research information on Provence, Saint Sara or the Tournelle Bridge and create a report with interesting facts on these places mentioned in the novel. Complete an analysis of the novel, detailing the conflict, setting, point of view and theme, among others. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
About the Novel:
The Family Under the Bridge is a Newbery Honor winning story about the Calcet family—a mother and her three children—who end up living under a bridge on the Seine River. Here, they befriend the carefree Parisian hobo, Armand. When two nosy women appear at their makeshift home, and it appears that the authorities have been summoned, Armand takes the family to live with a community of gypsies. Here, they are befriended and their relationship with the old hobo deepens. After promising the children a new home for Christmas, Armand decides his only option is to seek employment, and he manages to get a job as the caretaker of an apartment building, which offers the family a place to stay. Here, they determine to live as one big family, with Armand serving as the grandfather the children never had.
Search for buried treasure along with Stanley while solving an age-old mystery that will change lives forever. We combine comprehension and vocabulary, making it useful for both students and educators. Make an assumption as to what crime Stanley committed prior to reading the novel. Record the social order of the boys at Camp Green Lake on a diagram of a ladder. Provide picture clues to help remember the meaning of the vocabulary words. Use clues to infer details about Hector's life. Create a handbook to help Stanley deal with bullying. Create character cards about one person from the novel, answering questions such as how the character acts, feels and likes. Aligned to your State Standards, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
About the Novel:
Meet Stanley Yelnats, an unlikely hero who shows us that even the most ordinary individual is capable of extraordinary things. A unique and well-crafted story in which events from the past and present are woven together, ranging from whimsical and entertaining. Wrongly convicted of stealing running shoes, Stanley is given the option of attending Camp Green Lake, a “camp” where boys dig holes all day, every day. Stanley soon figures out that there is more to the hole-digging than building character as the Warden is looking for treasure. Stanley undergoes profound personal growth as he has to face challenges that would have seemed insurmountable.
Originally written for his grown-up children, Tony Spollen now shares his 50 GREAT LESSONS FROM LIFE with a wider audience.
Simple, heartfelt, born of experience – these lessons ring true for everyone in any walk of life.
Some you know already; others will be new – or will surprise you with a new twist on something you took for granted. Some are aspirational, some are fanciful, some are basic and mostly, they are one size fits all – but, above all, they are timeless advice, universally applicable.
Be successful. Be healthy. Be happy. Read. Enjoy.
Witness the downfall of humanity and loss of innocence when a group of young boys descend into savagery. Challenging questions require students to really think deeper about the content of the book. Identify any part of today's society that might be considered 'island-like', and determine what this says about human nature. Put events in order as they happened when the boys are first stranded and must figure out how to survive. Complete sentences from the novel with their missing vocabulary words. Give meaning to the author's use of 'mankind's essential illness', and describe how this has affected the boys on the island. Map out Ralph's mindset by identifying some of the things that he reflects on. Create a shipwreck plan with a group that will get food, water, shelter, and possible rescue. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
About the Novel:
Lord of the Flies, written by Nobel Prize-winner William Golding, is a story about a group of boys stranded on a deserted island, who must establish order amongst themselves. Shortly after crashing onto a deserted island, a group of pre-adolescent boys form a community, electing Ralph to be their leader. As his first act, Ralph proclaims the boys will have fun and keep the signal fire going. All is well until thirst for power draws one boy to form his own tribe of "savages". Armed with the fear of a fictitious beast, this group of boys descend into further savagery with sacrifice and death. The story reaches its climax as the beast is revealed to be within each boy's heart, and Ralph is forced to flee for his survival.
Keeping active, moving well, and stretching regularly are all important in living a long, healthy, and happy life. In Stay Young with Yoga, yoga teacher Nicola Jane Hobbs shows you how to stay flexible, energised and pain-free in your 40s, 50s, 60s and beyond.
Whether you want move better, get stronger, ease aches and pains, or simply feel fitter and healthier, Nicola guides you through over 70 simple poses and 20 easy-to-practise sequences, with variations and modifications so you can choose poses and sequences that suit you.
With routines designed to fit in with your lifestyle, including morning sequences, desk stretches, de-stress routines, sequences to practice after gardening, housework, and in front of the TV, as well as routines for pain-free movement, workouts for strength and fitness, and routines to support your other hobbies like golf, tennis, and dancing, Stay Young with Yoga will give you the tools to get stronger, fitter and healthier whatever your age.
Modernism is usually thought of as a shock wave of innovations hitting art, architecture, music, cinema and literature - the work of Picasso, Joyce, Schoenberg, movements like Futurism and Dada, the architecture of Le Corbusier, T.S. Eliot's The Wasteland and the avant-garde theatre of Bertolt Brecht or Samuel Beckett. But what really defines modernism? Why did it begin and how long did it last? Is Modernism over now? Chris Rodriguez and Chris Garratt's brilliant graphic guide is a brilliant exploration of the last century's most thrilling artistic work - and what it's really all about.
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