Get serious about improving your business English. This two-part course helps you learn commonly used words and phrases that you need to succeed in English at work. In each lesson, you’ll learn common and useful vocabulary for everyday situations found in an office.
The course includes 5 detailed lessons in each part (a total of 10 lessons for Parts 1 & 2) that describe each part of a typical workday. Learn vocabulary related to arriving at work, checking mail and email, attending office meetings, going to business lunches, handling computer problems, scheduling a meeting, meeting with your boss, and socializing with coworkers.
After listening to Using English at Work, you will be better able to speak and write business English. Get it right with this complete course in daily English for businesspeople like you!
Course Length (Part 1) -- 2.25 hours (1.75 hours video + text)
Learn how to talk about security gates, parking permits, key cards, badges, entrances, visitor passes, and the sort of English you'll need to get started in the morning. Included in this lesson:
Every businessperson has mail, email, and voicemail to deal with. Understand how to use the most important terms for all three in this lesson. Included in this lesson:
Have to go to a morning meeting with your boss? Learn some typical English phrases and expressions used at these meetings. Included in this lesson:
Can you describe everything on your desk at work right now in English? You will after listening to and reading this lesson, which will explain it all to you. Included in this lesson:
Some of the most important conversations with your co-workers happen when you're not working, such as on a break or eating lunch. Learn how to handle them in this lesson. Included in this lesson:
Be sure to get Part 2 of this course as well!
All our courses are created by Dr. Jeff McQuillan and Dr. Lucy Tse, two former university professors with Ph.D.s in applied linguistics and education.