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Middle East & Africa
Stars of Israel
Israel has a population of just 8.5 million. Yet the
state has a huge influence on the entertainment business, thanks to its television series, which are either showing in the original or being
by US and British companies.
Word of the Day
friendly to guests
"Rachel is a very hospitable person. She met me at the airport and took me out to dinner twice."
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When your job's a yawn
Having a boring job can be as stressful as being overworked.
Find meetings boring? Why not switch to walking meetings and head outside.
Their job is to help victims of war or disaster. But many female aid workers are themselves victims.
Not only should you have a good story, you should also use the right tenses when telling it.
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German-speakers often confuse adjectives and adverbs. We show you how not to!
On the Job
Will you work better if your desk is neat? Not necessarily, say two experts.
Discussing plans on the telephone
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The language of Trump
"Donald never stops blowing his own trumpet."
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Be careful to avoid false friends when telephoning
Companies in London's financial district are offering employees four-day working weeks.
Do your students have problems understanding newspaper headlines?
Language & Skills
Special verbs for presentations
Three verbs you should use in presentations: demonstrate, appreciate and showcase.
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