BEP 289 – Habilidades de entrevista en inglés 1: Hablando de experiencia

BEP 289 - Inglés para entrevistas de trabajo: Hablar de la experiencia anterior

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on talking about your work experience during a job interview in English.

Un interview in english might just be one of the most stressful experiences in our working lives. Las apuestas son altas, because there’s a job on the line. And it’s our one and only shot to show people why they should choose us over all the other applicants.

So how do you convince someone you’re the best candidate? Bien, you need to answer their questions, por supuesto. But you also need to look behind the questions to see what the interviewer is trying to learn about you. And you need to take the questions as opportunities to impress.

por suerte, there are techniques and language you can learn to help you make a great impression. You can highlight transferable learning from your previous experience. You can also highlight accomplishments and their impact as well as describing your personality. Y finalmente, you can show why you want to work for the company. En la lección de hoy, we’ll learn how to use these techniques in a job interview.

En el diálogo, you’ll hear Ryan, who’s entrevistando en inglés for a job at a large software company. Two managers from the companySandra and Victorare asking questions about Ryan’s experience and personality.

Preguntas de escucha

1. What does Ryan say he learned at his previous job?
2. Ryan describes one of his accomplishments. What does he say was the impact of that accomplishment?
3. How does Ryan describe his own personality?

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BEP 22c – Llamar por teléfono en inglés: Hacer consultas

Business English for Telephoning BEP 22c - Hacer consultas

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on how to make an enquiry on the telefono en ingles. Making an enquiry means that you want to ask a question, or questions, to get information.

Getting information over the telephone in English can be challenging! You need to be very clear about what you need, and sometimes you need to ask the other person for clarification when you can’t hear or don’t understand. If information isn’t correct, or if it’s misunderstood, there could be big trouble. So it’s important that you learn good ways of making telephone enquiries.

What do you actually do when you make an enquiry? Bien, to begin, you will want to ask for information. That could simply mean telling the other person what you want to know more about. Sometimes you might also use an alternative choice question, like “is it A or is it B?” Giving limited options like that can help make things clear.

Ahora, what if you can’t hear the other person correctly? Bien, you might have to use an expression like “sorry, what did you say?” to get the other person to repeat himself. And sometimes a word or abbreviation might not be clear and you might have to spell it out, letter by letter. All of these are ways of making sure your enquiry and the information is clear.

En el dialogo de hoy, we’ll hear George, who works for a company called Airtronics. George’s company is writing a proposal to make radios for an aircraft company called Cyclops. George is talking to Simon at Cyclops Aircraft to get some information he needs for his proposal. The telephone connection isn’t always clear, which creates some difficulty in the call.

Preguntas de escucha

1. George asks Simon about “shipping,” or delivering the radios. What are the two choices George gives Simon about shipping?
2. At one point, George can’t hear what Simon says. How does George ask Simon to repeat himself?
3. Simon uses two words to make it clear to George that he means “XV.” What are the two words?

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BEP 274 – Habilidades de presentación en inglés 1: Empezando

BEP 274 - Business English Presentation Skills 1

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on getting your presentacion en ingles off to a good start.

We all know a skilled presenter when we see one. It’s a person who catches our interest right away and connects with the audience. He gives us the information we need without droning on and putting us to sleep. He’s clear about his purpose, he’s organized, and he answers our questions.

But most skilled presenters weren’t born with those skills. They learned to be good presenters. And you can learn the same skills in order to inform, persuade, or motivate any audience. En el de hoy presentacion en ingles lección, we’ll take a closer look at some great techniques you can use at the start of a presentation. We’ll learn how to get started, build rapport with the audience, and introduce a single key idea that can run throughout your presentation. We’ll also cover how to state your purpose and headline your key ideas.

Por supuesto, your approach to a presentation might be different depending on your audience. So today we will hear two short dialogs from the start of two different presentaciones en ingles. En el primero, we’ll hear a recruiter named Nick, who works for a medical supplies company. He’s giving a presentation to a group of potential recruits at a university. En el segundo diálogo, we’ll hear a finance manager named Diane giving an internal presentation about her company’s third quarter financial statements.

Preguntas de escucha

1. What question does Nick ask his audience at the start of his presentation?
2. What is the key idea that Nick says his company is all about?
3. What does Diane say is the purpose of her presentation?

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Habilidades 360 – 9 Hacks para mejorar tu inglés comercial (Parte 1)

Habilidades 360 - 9 Hacks para mejorar tu inglés comercial 1

Bienvenido de nuevo a Habilidades 360 para la lección de hoy sobre algunos trucos rápidos y fáciles que puedes usar para mejorar tu inglés de negocios.

El negocio se trata de relaciones, y las relaciones se basan en una buena comunicación. Y aunque el inglés puede parecer un idioma difícil, ser un gran comunicador y conectarse con la gente no es ciencia espacial. Puedes aprender algunas técnicas que llevarán tus habilidades de inglés comercial al siguiente nivel. Y no estoy hablando de aprender mil palabras nuevas o algunas reglas oscuras de gramática. Los consejos que quiero darte están completamente a tu alcance ahora mismo.

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BEP 253 – Inglés para reuniones: Reuniones de toma de decisiones (1)

Reuniones de inglés de negocios - Tomando decisiones 1

Bienvenido de nuevo a Business English Pod para la lección de hoy sobre toma de decisiones en Reuniones en ingles.

El éxito en los negocios depende de tomar buenas decisiones. Pero tomar buenas decisiones no es solo una habilidad individual. Es una habilidad de grupo. Varias personas se reúnen para discutir un tema., explorar opciones, y decide que camino seguir. Con buena informacion, un buen proceso de toma de decisiones, y buenas habilidades para reuniones, los participantes deben poder tomar la mejor decisión posible.

Entonces, ¿qué tipo de habilidades podrían ser útiles en las reuniones de toma de decisiones?? Hoy exploraremos técnicas como formular una decisión, invitando a la discusión, y criterios de referencia. También cubriremos la presentación de inquietudes y la solicitud de más información..

En el diálogo, escucharemos a un grupo de personas de una empresa de ingeniería que intentan decidir qué empresa de soporte técnico contratar. Scott, como socio senior, está liderando la reunión, mientras Anne, David y Kelly están participando. El grupo analiza sus opciones para encontrar la mejor empresa para contratar.

Preguntas de escucha

1. ¿Qué dice Scott es la pregunta básica que tienen que responder??
2. ¿Qué consideración plantea Kelly en la discusión??
3. ¿Qué información sobre City Tech quiere saber David??

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