Business Spotlight 6/2012
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Few topics provoke such strong emotions as the euro, the common European currency introduced on 1 January 1999. In this booklet, we present key concepts and vocabulary to help you understand the current debates. You will receive a copy of our guide with Business Spotlight 6/2012.
The main features in this issue
Business Spotlight 6/2012 magazine contents
Names and News
The latest from the world of business
My Working Life
Maggie Williams, glassmaker in England
How skilled are you at using various parts of speech in English?
GLOBAL BUSINESSMineral Exploration
Eric Anderson from Space Adventures plans to mine asteroids
Should illegal immigrants be allowed to work?
Comments from the world’s media
Behind the Headlines
Media Watch Language in the news
Marketing across Cultures
A look at the cultural factors firms need to think about when selling their products in different countries
A young New Zealander and a young German compare their careers in law
The View from Here
How to dress for doing business in Vietnam
ALSO: Country File Vietnam
BUSINESS SKILLSDifficult Conversations
How to manage different points of view
ALSO: Language survival guide to cut out and keep
On the line
Say It in Style
Languages and nationalities
CAREERSDealing with Burnout
The story of one person’s fall into depression
The Job Doctor
Learning from rejection
Paul Callister, rope-access expert
Mark Thompson moves from the BBC to The New York Times
What I’ve Learned
British management expert Charles Handy
Shared service centers
Tribal groups in the workplace
Thorium — a safer, cleaner nuclear fuel?
New product developments
Will robots one day write this column?
LANGUAGE SECTIONVocabulary Agriculture
Grammar at Work Collective nouns
False Friends; Tricky Translations
Language Cards Pull out and practise
Vocabulary List Key words to learn
Short Story 99 Per Cent
English on the Move Paying your share
The Maine Event An office dialogue
English for... broadcasting
Financial English Compound interest
Authentic English Intensifiers
Legal English Comparative law
What’s New? Products, sites, events
Business Spotlight Online
Feedback / Impressum
The Last Laugh