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Pre Intermediate English Course 2

B1-Pre-Intermediate

Continue developing your English skills with this course designed to transition your abilities to the intermediate level. Learn more useful vocabulary and grammar patterns while leanring how to describe experiences, events, hopes, ambitions, and how to give reasons.

Out Of Control Spending

Our company is spending too much money and costs are out of control! Who's responsible?  It's not who you think!  Listen to today's lesson and learn how to describe company spending in English.  ...

Topics: money, boss, profit, spend

Planning a Client's Visit

Business trips are normally short and fast, so it’s important to plan them carefully. In today’s lesson, we learn words and phrases that will help you make the most of a client visit and you’ll be sure to impress them! If you have any questions for our hosts John and Lisa, simply leave a comment in ...

Topics: planning, schedule, clients, visit, itinerary, teamwork

Writing a Job Description

Some of us may never need to actually write a job description, but we all read them at some point in our lives. In today’s lesson, we look at some important factors when writing job descriptions, but knowing this information is also helpful with understanding what is important when reading them. Plu...

Topics: HR, hiring, training, writing_skills, writing_JD, JD, coaching, job_responsibilities, job_requirements

Writing a Resume

There are many different elements to a resume and all of them are equally important! You have one opportunity to make a good first impression, so it’s important to give plenty of time and attention to writing a professional and effective resume. Today, we look at lots of great words and phrases rela...

Topics: work, resume, education, job, suggestion, advice, skills, proofreading

At the Job Interview

Because of the growing international workforce and multinational companies, it’s important to be aware of culture differences before heading in to an interview. In today’s lesson, we take a look at some typical interview questions you may be asked in the United States. This lesson is loaded with gre...

Topics: work, interview, education, job, skills, interviewer, new_job, experience

Accepting a Job Offer

In your excitement over receiving a job offer, don’t forget to evaluate the opportunity first! Receiving an employment offer is always exciting, but there are many important things to consider. Don’t be afraid to ask questions! In today’s lesson, we look at some words and phrases that will help you ...

Topics: work, employment, job, salary, contract, HR, hiring, job_offer, benefits

First Day at Work

A woman from HR is helping a new employee on his first day at work. In today's lesson, you'll learn how to give a new staff member all the information they need....

Topics: office, HR, orientation, onboarding, employee_handbook, company_policies, office_layout, first_day_at_work

Showing the Client Around the Office

In today’s lesson, you’ll learn how to give a client a tour around the office. An important client just flew in.  After spending the night in town, he comes into the office for a tour....

Topics: office, client, workplace, business_trip, tour

Brainstorming Tips

Today’s topic is brainstorming! If you want to know how to carry out a successful brainstorming session, then listen to this lesson. We have someone presenting to us tips on how to get the most out of your brainstorming sessions....

Topics: brainstorming, tips, advise, ideas, group_meeting

Discussing Employment Contract Renewal

Have you had much experience in discussing your contract renewal? Today you’ll hear all about it. In this lesson, you’ll hear an employee and his employer talk about the contract renewals. Get ready to jot down some notes!...

Topics: employment, contract, performance, renewal, raise

Motivating Staff

Is one of your employees slacking off at work? Well, in today’s lesson, we have a manager and an employee discussing the employee’s bad work habits. Listen to this lesson and learn to talk to your employee about their deteriorating work ethic....

Topics: employee, morale, performance_evaluations, workload, deadlines