Business English Phrases To Avoid
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Business English Phrases To Avoid

50 Some English expressions are just old and outdated . . . or they’ve lost their meaning from overuse. Avoid using the following English Business idioms and instead use the expressions or phrases we have provided as alternatives. Business English Phrases To Avoid Interwebs What it means: A joking term for the internet. Why to...

CISL Career English Student Tatiane Learns Marketing with an Event Planning Company
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CISL Career English Student Tatiane Learns Marketing with an Event Planning Company

With CISL’s Career English program, students practice their English in the CISL classroom and then spend time at an American company. At their host company, students practice English in the office, in meetings, and through writing emails and creating documents. The CISL Career English program is the perfect way to gain important language skills for...

Business English Phrasal Verbs for Inspiring Employees
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Business English Phrasal Verbs for Inspiring Employees

Sometimes managing people in the office means more than just supervising: bosses are often required to inspire their employees, especially when times are difficult. This can be difficult for managers whose native language is not English. These Business English phrasal verbs for inspiring employees will help executives keep their employee morale high. Business English Phrasal...

Meet our CISL Career English Host Company, Martinez + Cutri Corporation!
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Meet our CISL Career English Host Company, Martinez + Cutri Corporation!

With CISL’s Career English program, students attend English classes at CISL and improve their language skills. Students then interview with an American company and are placed in a host company where they practice their English skills in a business setting (and learn many things about an industry). We interviewed Anthony G. Cutri who is the...

CISL Student Florian Learns Project Planning, Social Media, and Corporate Design at Casas Advisors!
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CISL Student Florian Learns Project Planning, Social Media, and Corporate Design at Casas Advisors!

Have you dreamed of improving your English skills for a future job? CISL’s Career English program provides students with the English skills necessary to succeed in the work environment AND offers international students a chance to spend time at an American company! Our German student, Florian, recently learned English at CISL and then spent time...

15 Marketing Idioms in English
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15 Marketing Idioms in English

Marketing is an important part of many businesses and is a large part of many conversations during meetings. Are you learning English for the workplace? If so, these 15 marketing idioms in English will be useful. 15 Marketing Idioms in English Across the board Definition: Applying to all. Example: We will be making changes to...

Business Idioms about Working Hard
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Business Idioms about Working Hard

Do you know how to describe your work environment? The following business idioms, phrasal verbs, and vocabulary words about working hard can describe your work situation, responsibilities, job challenges, and successes. Business Idioms about Working Hard Be on a roll Definition: To experience a time of success or good luck. Example: You made three sales...

American Business Traditions + Common English Business Idioms
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American Business Traditions + Common English Business Idioms

Business English is more than just learning the language, phrasal verbs, and vocabulary that you need to be confident in a professional setting: it also includes learning the American business traditions that you need to know in order to conduct business in the U.S.! Do you know these American business traditions? See how they differ...

Language of Negotiation for English Learners
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Language of Negotiation for English Learners

“Let us never negotiate out of fear. But let us never fear to negotiate.” -U.S. President John F. Kennedy In business, it is important to negotiate so that both sides are happy with their agreement. This can be difficult to do in your native language, so it is of course also difficult in English. Use...

Useful Vocabulary for Creating a Resume
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Useful Vocabulary for Creating a Resume

How can you describe yourself, your experiences, and your education in a way that will make you stand out? Language can help! Using creative and original vocabulary will make your resume more interesting to read. Try this useful vocabulary for creating a resume to improve your resume (and perhaps improve your chances of getting an...