BEP 289 – 英語面試技巧 1: 談論經驗

BEP 289 - 面試英語: 討論以前的經驗

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

一個 interview in english might just be one of the most stressful experiences in our working lives. 賭注很高, 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? 好, you need to answer their questions, 當然. 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.

幸好, 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. 最後, you can show why you want to work for the company. 在今天的課程中, we’ll learn how to use these techniques in a job interview.

在對話框中, you’ll hear Ryan, who’s 英語面試 for a job at a large software company. Two managers from the companySandra and Victorare asking questions about Ryan’s experience and personality.

聽力問題

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 – 用英語打電話: 進行查詢

Business English for Telephoning BEP 22c - 進行查詢

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on how to make an enquiry on the 英文電話. 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? 好, 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.

現在, what if you can’t hear the other person correctly? 好, 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.

在今天的對話中, 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.

聽力問題

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 – 英語表達技巧 1: 入門

BEP 274 - Business English Presentation Skills 1

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on getting your 英文介紹 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. 在今天的 英文介紹 課, 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.

當然, 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 英文演講. 在第一, 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. 在第二個對話框中, we’ll hear a finance manager named Diane giving an internal presentation about her company’s third quarter financial statements.

聽力問題

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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技能專長 360 – 9 改善商務英語的技巧 (部分 1)

技能專長 360 - 9 改善商務英語的技巧 1

歡迎回到 技能專長 360 for today’s lesson on some quick and easy hacks you can use to improve your 商務英語.

Business is all about relationships, and relationships are founded on good communication. And while English may seem like a difficult language, being a great communicator and connecting with people isn’t rocket science. You can learn just a few techniques that will take your business English skills to the next level. And I’m not talking about learning a thousand new words or some obscure rules of grammar. The tips I want to give you are fully within your grasp right now.

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BEP 253 – 會議英語: 決策會議 (1)

商務英語會議 - 做出決定 1

歡迎回到Business English Pod,參加今天的決策課程 英文會議.

商業上的成功取決於做出正確的決定. 但是,做出正確的決定不只是個人技能. 這是一項小組技巧. 幾個人聚在一起討論一個問題, 探索選擇, 並決定走哪條路. 有好的信息, 良好的決策過程, 和良好的會議技巧, 參與者應該能夠做出最佳決定.

那麼什麼樣的技能可能對決策會議有用? 今天,我們將探討諸如製定決策之類的技術, 邀請討論, 和參考標準. 我們還將介紹提出疑慮並要求更多信息.

在對話框中, 我們會聽到工程公司的一群人試圖決定聘請一家技術支持公司. 史考特, 作為高級合夥人, 正在主持會議, 當安妮(Anne)和大衛(David)和凱利(Kelly)參加時. 該小組討論了他們的選擇,以便找出最適合僱用的公司.

聽力問題

1. 斯科特說的是他們必須回答的基本問題?
2. 凱利在討論中提出了什麼考慮?
3. David想知道哪些有關City Tech的信息?

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