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Business English idioms with “pocket”

Welcome to today's Quick English post, where we will discover 4 new business English idioms and help you improve your vocabulary, making you sound more like a natural English speaker.
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Business English idioms – 7 New Words

Meetings can be strange .People talk for a long time, there can be a lot of unnecessary information - and conference calls? Forget about them. Even for native English speakers,
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Business Idioms – Practice CAE Use of English Part 4

Our Quick English section features an informative post on English idioms which are often used in business. Here, you can test these idioms whilst doing an exercise which prepares students for
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CAE Reading Part 6 practice test: Online Advertising

If you need to practice your CAE Reading skills, then you've come to the right place! English42 specialises in online practice tests for CAE. Here, you will find a CAE Reading
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Using “a”, “an” & “the”: articles, English grammar and computers

Words like "a", "an" and "the" are called articles in English. They can be very difficult for some students. If you're from a country that speaks Arabic, Russian, Chinese, Korean
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IELTS Listening Part 4: The Knights Templar & Finance

A free practice test for IELTS and Business English learners. Test yourself for IELTS Listening exam Part 4. Improve your Business English vocabulary with our free interactive quiz.
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Numbers in English – a Quick English guide

How well do you know numbers in English? If you're shopping or reserving something in English, doing Business English, any English exam or advanced English, your answer should be "pretty
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Quick English: Vocabulary of Opposing Verbs

English vocabulary can be a scary place, can't it? There are so many words - especially verbs. But for almost every verb, there's an opposite, and here we're going to
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5 Ways to Succeed When Speaking English

Most English learners love speaking, but a lot of people are terrified when they have to speak in a formal way. Unfortunately, most of us need to speak formally to
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Quick English: 4 ways to use the English word “Suppose”

The English word suppose is pretty unique. You can use it in many different ways, in many different environments. When you're chatting or even when you're writing in Academic English,
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Quick English: Pronouncing Numbers in English

Pronouncing numbers in English can be very difficult - there are so many rules. Large numbers are especially difficult (42,424, for example - "forty-two thousand four hundred and forty two) On
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Quick English grammar: sentence structure

English grammar: sentence structure Get ready for a very important lesson in English grammar: sentence structure! This may seem boring, but in fact it's incredibly important for your English skills.
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Quick English: 4 Steps for Effective Advertising

If you're advertising for your business in English, these are 4 letters every marketing student learns... Check out more acronyms like AIDA in our quiz, or visit our Business English
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10 Sports Phrases in English

Language doesn't always have to be about grammar and reading. Sometimes, it can actually be fun, and interesting. This is definitely true if you're learning English and you're into sports. Here, we
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Check Your English resumé/CV for these Top 10 Spelling Mistakes

Did you know? Bad grammar or a simple spelling mistake can prevent you from getting the job you're looking for... A recent report found the 10 most common spelling mistakes which appear
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Perfect your English interview skills with phrasal verbs

If you're looking for good English to perfect your Business English skills, then we're happy to help. Today's lesson looks at phrasal verbs, and it's part of our series on
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Mission Statements – business & English verbs

In this week’s blog, we’re going to look at mission statements for business. These are (usually) short sentences which describe a company’s vision and activities. We’ll look at the benefits
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Business English & Listening: A Florist’s Busy Day

We've been celebrating Valentine's Day all week here on the website, and on Facebook. And for businesses, this can be an important day. So, we have created a Valentine-themed listening exercise,
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Give a presentation in English with 8 simple words

Whether you love or hate giving business presentations in English, it’s something most of us need to do, and a common theme in presentations is graphs and charts. We’re here
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Consumerism – Business English quiz

Very soon, we'll be posting a blog which will look at defining different business terms, especially terms related to consumerism. But first, let's see how much you know about consumerism.
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What’s the Acronym? (Talking About Computers)

From hardware to software, networking and trouble-shooting, the world of IT and computers uses many acronyms. Many people around the world use these acronyms - especially if they work with
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Building the Perfect Cover Letter

The rules of formal English-writing are a little crazy. The rules of writing a cover letter (to go with your resumé/CV) are even crazier. We don't know why this happened,
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The Perfect English Cover Letter

If you're applying for a job in an English language company, you need 2 documents: a CV (or resume) and a cover letter. In another post, we looked at important
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English vocabulary quiz: money (verbs)

How well can you talk about money in English? Are you a banker or a beggar? A shopper or a stopper? In our "7 New Words" series, we explained how
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English Vocabulary: Money (7 New Words)

Money makes the world go round... Some of us want to be successful business people; others want to spend their lives shopping. Some of us are against the idea of money
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English vocabulary quiz: money (nouns)

In our "7 New Words" series, we explained how money is one of the most important parts of English vocabulary these days. With our quiz on money verbs, we gave a free
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