Business English News 40 – Renewable Energy

Business English News Lesson 40 - Renewable Energy

Early energy sources were simple; fire was discovered to heat things, and then along came conversion – such as fire under a kettle producing steam. But times have changed, and the impact of using non-renewable sources of energy, or fossil fuels, is one that we can no longer afford to ignore. Putting the climate change debate aside, there are real commercial opportunities that businesses and governments can, and should, consider.

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Business English News 39 – India Economic Outlook

Business English News 39 - India Economic Outlook

Emerging markets have been through a lot over the past few years: The oil-price drop in 2014; China’s botched devaluation of its currency in 2015; and India’s bungled “demonetization” in late 2016. This year, however, seems to be putting all that in the past, particularly for India. The BRIC nation has made strides in all areas which has led to a boom in business

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BEN 38 – Automation and the Rise of AI

Throughout the course of history, society has often been hesitant to accept widespread change. A day doesn’t pass without a new technological advance being reported. This has led many to worry about the effects of artificial intelligence, or AI, on our daily lives.

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Business English News 37 – Brexit

Business English News 37 - Brexit & EU Referendum

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that the people of the UK woke up on June 24 to learn that they had voted in favour of leaving the European Union, otherwise know as Brexit. After an emotional campaign, 33.5 million votes were cast in the referendum with 17.4 million voting for Leave, and 16.1 million for Remain. Months of warnings from both camps focused on both the political and economic ramifications and rewards.

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Business English News 36 – Internet of Things

Business English News 36 - The Internet Of Things

If you’re a fan of technology, you’ve likely come across the term Internet of Things, or IoT. It’s the connection of everyday devices to the Internet and has already started to change the way we interact with each other and the online world, and as Business Insider explains, it’s just getting started.

The Internet of Things has been labeled as “the next Industrial Revolution” because of the way it will change the way people live, work, entertain, and travel, as well as how governments and businesses interact with the world. In fact, the revolution has already started.

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