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...

Aviation English Vocabulary + What to Pack for Studying English in SD
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Aviation English Vocabulary + What to Pack for Studying English in SD

English is the official language of the aviation industry; therefore, pilots and other aviation workers are required to have a high level of English. Do you know these aviation English vocabulary words? Learning them will help your career in this industry take off! Aviation English Vocabulary Airborne Definition: In the air; flying. Altitude Definition: The...

20 Useful Vocabulary Words for an Engineering Resume
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20 Useful Vocabulary Words for an Engineering Resume

Writing a resume is difficult: how can you describe yourself, your education, and your accomplishments without sounding cliche, boring, or arrogant? Verbs that concisely explain your job responsibilities will help you when writing a resume. These 20 useful engineering resume vocabulary words will help you when applying for your engineering job or internship. Note: these...

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...

5 Business Meeting Ice Breakers for ESL Learners
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5 Business Meeting Ice Breakers for ESL Learners

How do you start a business meeting? This is a difficult question for executives and professionals to answer. What about starting a business meeting in English when it’s not your native language? This is even more difficult! We have some ideas for meeting ice breakers that will start your meeting off well. Before using these...

English for Engineers: Vocabulary for Dimensions
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English for Engineers: Vocabulary for Dimensions

English is quickly becoming the language of engineering, which is why CISL now offers the English for Engineers program. With this program, Upper Intermediate and Advanced students learn the skills necessary to help them succeed in an English speaking Engineering environment. Among other things, students learn: Language related to engineering (such as design, procedures, and...

English for Engineers: 5 must-know adjectives
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English for Engineers: 5 must-know adjectives

CISL’s English for Engineers program offers students the opportunity to learn engineering-specific vocabulary and grammar. However, when we say “engineering,” many things can come to mind: mechanical engineering, civil engineering, chemical engineering . . . there are so many fields within this industry! Regardless of the industry you are in, the following English adjectives will...