BEP 22 – Điện thoại: Xử lý các yêu cầu và sự cố kỹ thuật

A new version of this lesson is available here: BEP 22c – Điện thoại tiếng Anh: Đặt câu hỏi

In this Business English Podcast lesson we continue our series on making telephone calls in English by looking at how to deal with technical problems and clarify information using alternative choice questions. This questioning technique is useful when you need to clarify important information or reach a decision.

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BEP 21 – Điện thoại: Mở cuộc gọi và nhận tin nhắn

A new version of this lesson is available here: BEP 21 MỘT – Kỹ năng điện thoại: Bắt đầu một cuộc gọi

This is an intermediate level Business English Podcast on making telephone calls in English. Some of the key language phrases we cover in this episode are: xác định bản thân và người gọi, nói rõ mục đích cuộc gọi của bạn và để lại tin nhắn.

These telephone calls are about a contract between a large aircraft company and one of its suppliers, also known as a subcontractor. The contracts department from the client is calling to ask about a proposal it is expecting from the supplier for a new contract. Thời gian rất ngắn để nhận được tất cả các đề xuất, và cho đến nay, công ty máy bay không nhận được bất cứ thứ gì từ nhà cung cấp này.

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BEP 20 – Cuộc họp: Hỗ trợ vị trí của bạn (Phần 3)

A new version of this lesson is available here: BEP 20c – Presenting a Cohesive Argument

In the final episode of our three-part series on supporting your position in meetings, we look at language used to make your statements more persuasive.

Jack is going to summarize his proposal for the move to Costa Rica and hopes to get a final recommendation on the outsourcing project to present to the Board. He must persuade the managers to proceed, and answer the objections raised at the last meeting.

Key language: Making coherent, lập luận thuyết phục, and effective use of language to support your arguments.

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Bản tin kinh doanh 04 – Phong cách quản lý

Our Business English news story today is about the changes in management style taking place around the world.

After you listen to the story, we’ll explain some of the new English vocabulary and provide further examples of how they can be used.

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BEP 19 – Cuộc họp: Hỗ trợ vị trí của bạn (Phần 2)

A new version of this lesson is available here: BEP 19c – Arguing For or Against a Position

Welcome to the second part of our Business English Pod series on how to support your position or argument in meetings.

Our friend Jack is giving an update on the Costa Rican project. Dan is against the idea, because as production manager, he doesn’t want to lose all his staff. The HR manager, Angie, also doesn’t want to lay off her US staff, and is worried about the difficulty of hiring workers in another country. Jack tries to defend his plan, but has difficulty supporting his argument.

Key Language: emphasizing, minimizing, supporting points & vocal stress.

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