ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC PURPOSES / Inglés para fines específicos
BUSINESS / Negocios
MEETINGS IN ENGLISH (Macmillan)
Meetings in English is a self-contained Book and Audio CD pack, ideal for use in the business English classroom as supplementary or intensive material or as a self-study manual. Key Features
• Systematic coverage of all stages from planning meetings to follow-up action
• Strong focus on the language of meetings plus coverage of networking skills before and after meetings
• Specific strategies for teleconferencing and video-conferencing
• Case study scenarios
• Intercultural meeting situations
• Answer key at the back of the book.
NETWORKING IN ENGLISH (Macmillan)
For Adults and Young Adults.
Networking in English focuses on the factors that make a good socialiser/communicator: using appropriate functional expressions in common social situations; having effective conversations which build rapport and mutual understanding; considering social etiquette and being sensitive when communicating with different cultures. The authors have a long experience of teaching communication skills and cultural awareness and are therefore perfectly placed to guide students in the art of networking in a language which is not their own.
EMAIL ENGLISH – (Macmillan)
Intermediate – Upper Intermediate. For Adults and Young Adults.
Email English will help you to write effective and convincing emails, whether for work, study or other purposes.
Based on hundred of real emails, Email English deals systematically with key language for constructing effective and convincing emails in English.
• Basics, including opening and closing emails, giving information, making requests, arranging meetings and checking understanding
• Specific situations, such as negotiating, asking for payment and dealing with a supplier or customer
• Skills such as describing business trends, relating cause and effect and reporting
• General grammar problems, for instance, sentence structure, verb forms, comparison and punctuation
• Communication styles: formal and informal, direct and indirect, ways of seeming more friendly.
TELEPHONE ENGLISH + Audio CD (Macmillan)
Telephone English deals systematically with the key language for making essential phone calls for everyday life and business.
Key vocabulary and expressions/ Telephone etiquette for English-speaking world/ Communication skills for building relationships on the phone/ Strategies for successful business calls/ Phrase bank: 250 key expressions organized into functional areas to provide a quick, practical reference when making real calls.
Audio CD: The Audio CD includes examples of a wide range of different types of phone calls and models the language to use in different situations.
ESSENTIAL BUSINESS GRAMMAR BUILDER + Audio CD – (Macmillan)
Essential Business Grammar Builder helps students improve both their grammar Business English vocabulary.It is designed for students studying at elementary to lower intermediate level and can be used both in the classroom and for self study.*60 units of clearly structured grammar explanations with graded practice exercises set in business contexts.*Authentic and interesting texts and quotations from leading business publications.
.*Audio CD featuring selected conversations and articles from the book.Can be used for checking answers, revision and additional listening practice
BUSINESS GRAMMAR BUILDER – Book + Cd – (2nd. Edition) – (Macmillan)
Grammar reference aimed at professional adults or business students who need to maintain and practise their English in a business context. Now in its second edition, Business Grammar Builder has been updated and refreshed for the ever-changing business market. What’s new in the Second Edition NEW Format – one page of input and three pages of practice NEW Practice activities are presented in both high-context or low-context situations NEW Exercises now include translation activities and open-ended production tasks.
BUSINESS AND COMMERCE – Workshop series (Oxford)
The Workshop series gives lower-intermediate students a practical foundation for the English they need in the real world. The lessons include the authentic texts, skills practice, functional language, and vocabulary needed for all the important topics on a vocational school syllabus.
COMMERCE – OXFORD ENGLISH FOR CAREERS: For adults and young adults (Oxford)
Book 1: Level Intermediate. Book 2: Level Upper Intermediate
Oxford English for careers is a new, up-todate course where you learn what you need to know for a career in commerce
• Learn the english you need to do the job
• Practise language in real work situations
• Learn specialist vocabulary on every page
COMMERCE gives you the language, information, and skills you need to start your career
• It´s my job- real people talk about their work in commerce
• 9 to 5- expressions for working and socializing with colleagues
• Business know-
how- key impersonal skills for business
• Writing bank- practice in business writing
• Facts, figures and quotations all about commerce
Components: Student´s book / Teacher´s book / Audio Cd
MEETINGS – Book + Cd – David King (Delta Publishing)
Level: Pre intermediate/ Intermediate (B1)
Everyone has to attend meetings as part of everyday business life – and many of these meetings are conducted in English.
Meetings aims to help learners of Business English develop the skills and language needed to participate in meetings where English is the medium of communication, whether listening to other participants, making points or acting as chair.
The book practices language and skills in the following areas: Opening a meeting, Presenting information, Problem-solving, Explaining and clarifying, Agreeing and disagreeing, Summarizing and closing.
Meetings is designed for classroom use, but is also suitable for self-study.
The book contains an answer key, including suggested answers and audio scripts.
NEGOTIATING Book + Cd Susan Lowe, Louise Pile (Delta Publishing)
Being able to negotiate well is important in a wide range of business situations, from agreeing delivery terms with a supplier to discussing working conditions with your boss.
Negotiating focuses on the skills and language students need to be able to negotiate confidently and effectively in both formal and informal business situations.
The units cover: Preparing to negotiate, Opening the negotiation, Making and reacting to proposals, Reaching agreement, Involving others, Concluding the deal.
PRESENTING Book + Cd Susan Lowe, Louise Pile (Delta Publishing)
At some time or other most of us have to make a presentation of some sort. Speaking to an audience can be a very challenging experience in one’s own language, let alone in a foreign one.
Presenting addresses both the skills and the language required for giving effective presentations.
The six units cover: The first few minutes, Using equipment, Organising what you want to say, Maintaining interest, Dealing with problems and questions, Summarising and concluding.
Presenting is designed for classroom use, but is also suitable for self-study.
SOCIALISING Book + Cd David King (Delta Publishing)
Master the key communication skills required in international business English.
Level: Pre Intermediate/ Intermediate
Socialising helps learners of Business English to develop the skills and language needed to establish and build effective social relationships with present and future business partners.
The book practices language and skills in the following areas: Opening a conversation, Making conversation, Building rapport, Entertaining, Making arrangements, Leave-taking.
In addition, the book contains: a needs analysis to help learners to think about their strengths and weaknesses in English and to identify and prioritize their learning needs, an answer key, including suggested answers and audio scripts.
TELEPHONING – Book + Cd Susan Lowe (Delta Publishing)
Level: Pre intermediate/ Intermediate
Telephoning works with the skills and language required to conduct successful phone calls in English.
The units cover: focus on listening, making calls, receiving calls, receiving and leaving messages, dealing with problems, conference calls.The book also contains an answer key including suggested answers and audio scripts.Telephoning is designed for classroom use, but is also suitable for self-study.
E- mailing – Book + Cd Louise Pile (Delta Publishing)
Level: Pre intermediate/ Intermediate
E-mailing aims to develop both the skills and language needed to write effective business emails in English.The units cover: getting started, structuring your message, being clear and concise, choosing the right, level of formality, getting the tone right, checking before you send.
The book contains: a needs analysis to help learners to think about their strengths and weaknesses in English and to identify and prioritize their learning needs, a personal learning journal to help students monitor their learning during the course, a review to help consolidate the language work students have done in each unit, a reference section listing the vocabulary, grammar and phrases covered in each unit, an answer key, including suggested answers and audio scripts.
ENGLISH FOR MARKETING & ADVERTISING – (Oxford Business English)
Student and multirom pack
English for Marketing & Advertising is part of the EXPRESS SERIES. It is the ideal quick course for marketing and advertising professionals who need to communicate confidently and effectively in English. It can be used to supplement a regular coursebook, on its own, as a stand-alone intensive specialist course, or for self-study. English for Marketing & Advertising will help prepare you to work internationally in this profession.
Key features of the MultiROM
• Realistic listening extracts
• Interactive exercises to practise communication, useful phrases, and vocabulary.
MARKET LEADER Specialist titles (Longman)
This NEW range of specialist titles extends the scope of the Market Leader series and allows teachers to focus on specific areas of business such as Law, Accounting and Finance, Logistics, Human Resources and Marketing.
These titles can be used on their own or alongside other business English course books.
TESTBUILDER SERIES (Macmillan)
Levels: PRELIMINARY, VANTAGE, HIGHER
Key features: Thorough preparation for the BEC exam / Full range of typical BEC-type tasks /Accompanying Audio CD containing all four Listening Tests Contains Test-specific exercises to develop exam techniques. / Pointers to common problem areas in the tests / Includes tasks to build confidence in all exam question types.
BUSINESS VOCABULARY IN USE – (2nd. Edition) – (Cambridge)
Levels: Elementary, Intermediate to Upper Intermediate, Advanced
Available with and without cd rom
Bringing learners up-to-date with the language they need for business today, this book explains words and expressions and also provides practice of using the new language. This second edition reflects recent developments in technology, global relations and financial practice and covers a wide range of topics from Competitive Strategy to Globalisation. It also helps learners develop skills in key areas including Business writing and Working in international teams. With vocabulary drawn from the Cambridge Business English Corpus – a collection of real English compiled from authentic sources including business magazines, professional journals and educational books – learners can be sure that the language they’re learning is up-to-date, relevant and natural. This second edition comes with or without a new CD-ROM, which offers practice exercises and games, audio of each word or phrase, tests and a phonemic chart for pronunciation support.
Levels: Elementary,Pre intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate,Advanced.
Components: Coursebook, Audio Cds., Skills book + Cd Rom, Teacher´s book with test master CD Rom, Workbook with Audio CD.
An accesible introduction to key concepts in today´s business world / Informative and up-to-date authentic material from The Economist / Workbook with extensive exam practice, including a complete BEC test / Thorough writing support in Style Guide booklet / Dilemma & Decision tasks based on genuine business stories and scenarios for realistic use of the language / Skills Book with intensive, skills-based training in executive business skills / Skills Book interactive CD-ROM with audio and video material for self-study.
David Cotton, David Falvey, Simon Kent.
Levels: Elementary, Pre Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced.
Components: Coursebook, Class Audio Cds, Practice File book + CD , Teacher´s Resource book , Test file, Video Resource book , Active Teach.
Market Leader 3rd Edition has been completely updated to reflect the fast-changing world of business and brings authentic and authoritative content from the Financial Times© into the business English classroom.
The 3rd edition Course Book contains:
* reading texts.
* case studies with opinions from successful consultants who work in the real world of business.
* listening texts reflecting the global nature of business with texts that are all available to view on the new DVD-ROM.
Levels: Elementary, Pre intermediate
Components: Coursebook with Video Phrasebank CD Rom, Audio Cds, Workbook with CD Pack, Teacher´s book.
The course that closes the gap between learning business English and using it in your job. Focus on grammar:
To communicate confidently in business. Focus on Words which are relevant in the workplace. Focus on expressions for real work situations.
FREE Video Phrasebank on CD-ROM includes video clips of useful workplace language in action, a bank of useful email phrases, and a unit-by-unit audio wordlist.
Levels: Pre Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced.
Components: Student´s book with multi rom, Audio CDs, Teacher´s book.
Business one: one is the first business English course written specifically for teaching and learning one-to-one. You choose what the course covers, what happens in each lesson, and how you practise between lessons.
What do you want from your course? Use the free MULTIROM to select the topics you need to cover from the How to… course syllabus. Then use the interactive Learning planner to create your own course plan. What do you do in the lesson? Your 45-60 minute lesson starts with the target language. You decide what happens next.
BUSINESS START UP – Mark Ibbotson, Bryan Stephens – (Cambridge)
Levels: 1, 2
Components: Student´s book, Workbook with Audio CD/ CD rom, Audio Cds, Teacher´s book.
Business Start-up is a two-level course for beginners and false beginners who need English for their work. It takes low-level students up to the point where they can start preparing for the BEC Preliminary Examination (early B1 level) and provides a solid foundation for further learning. The Student’s Books bring reality to even the most basic levels of language learning through the presentation of natural language in authentic contexts, a regular focus on real companies and products, and practice in the communication skills that professionals really need. Audio recordings for the rich listening material are available on separate CDs. The A5 size Workbooks come with a CD-ROM/Audio CD offering self-study grammar and vocabulary activities, as well as listening practice on the move. The Teacher’s Books include full classroom notes, additional communicative practice activities and regular progress tests, plus an end of course/placement test.
BUSINESS VISION – Adrian Wallwork (Oxford)
Components: Student´s book, Class audio CDs, Workbook, Teacher´s book.
Business Vision is a fresh, contemporary, and highly practical language course designed to interest and motivate professional adults.
The emphasis is on communication, and on enabling students to develop the specific skills and language they are likely to need to funtion in a professional environment and carry out their jobs.
Levels: Elementary, Pre intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Advanced
Business Result is a multi-level course for people who have an immediate need for English in their work. The communicative syllabus provides pick-up-and-use business skills and the Interactive Workbook on CD-ROM offers flexibility and self-study options. We hope you will find these additional resources useful.
Components: Student’s book + workbook + DVD , Teacher’s book with DVD, Class Audio Cds.
How to Teach Business English is a practical guide to the teaching of business English. It looks at the special features of business English and includes:
^advice on course design and ways to select suitable materials
^an analysis of the communication skills needed for business English
^practical approaches to e-learning and intercultural training
^guidance on testing and assessing learners
^a task File of photocopiable training tasks