Fragen & Antworten
LANGUAGE & SKILLS
Rates and emissions
We look at comment on the Bank of Japan’s short-lived success with negative
as well as on a US
to block the Obama
’s attempts to slow climate change.
Klage, gerichtliches Vorgehen
Word of the Day
chain of command
a system by which instructions are passed from one level of an organization to another
"You can't just go over your boss's head like that. You need to follow the chain of command."
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Is the new British EU deal reasonable? Comment on this and on Japan's negative interest-rate policy.
When the answer is no
Did your boss say no when you asked for more money? Here’s what to do.
Work? Vacation? No, workation!
US firms are taking their staff to resorts as a way of increasing creativity and job satisfaction.
Farewell 9 to 5?
Would you be more productive if you could choose your own working hours? Some people think so.
Would you know how to word job interview questions in English?
Are young workers lazy? Not at all! They might even be working too hard.
Finding a Job
Congratulations on the job offer — but will you be able to work with your new boss?
Discussing plans on the telephone
How to ask questions in job interviews
Vocabulary for job applications (4)
The Carly factor
Creatures great and small
The best and worst country
Don't understand? Try harder!
"Is the US the worst or best country on earth?"
Business Spotlight Audio
John wants to take two weeks holiday. Listen and make a list of the polite phrases he uses.
Drinking and sleeping
"Most people are more comfortable with old problems than with new solutions."
Do your students have problems understanding newspaper headlines?
Language & Skills
Learn the verbs to talk about the things that most people have to do every day in an office.
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