Добро пожаловать обратно в Business English Pod на сегодняшний урок Английские словосочетания for discussing change management.
Изменение является константой. Nowhere is this more true than in business. Just look at the list of Fortune 500 companies from 50 много лет назад. You might be surprised by how many of those well-known companies are now gone. So what’s the difference between a company that survives and one that dies? A lot of it is about how they manage change.
На этом уроке, we’ll listen to a meeting featuring three colleagues who are trying to figure out how to restructure their company. Во время обсуждения, you’ll hear lots of useful expressions that we call “collocations.” And what is a collocation? Что ж, it’s just a group of words that go together naturally. You heard me use the expression “restructure a company.” That’s a collocation. The words go together as one expression.
Native speakers learn collocations naturally. They simply repeat expressions that they’ve heard hundreds of times. If English is your second language, Однако, it might not come so automatically. Но, by studying collocations, you can improve your vocabulary and sound more fluent at the same time. Как вы слушаете сегодняшний разговор, попробуй выбрать некоторые из них деловые английские словосочетания и мы обсудим их позже во время подведения итогов.
В диалоге, we’ll hear Jake, Финн, and Lauren. The company they founded has grown, and now they need to carefully manage the transition to a larger company.
Вопросы для прослушивания
1. What does Finn think is required to manage change in their company?
2. What does Lauren say is the first step in change management?
3. What does Jake believe is driving change in the company?
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