BEP 393 – English Idioms about Body Parts (1)

BEP 393 - English Idioms about Body Parts (1)

欢迎回到Business English Pod,今天的课程 英语成语 related to different parts of the body.

Now you probably already know that when I said “head over to” the website, I meant you should go look at the website. Even if you didn’t know that particular expression, you could probably guess the meaning from my sentence. “Head over tois a kind of idiom, and English has a lot of idioms, as you’ve probably noticed!

事实上, there are many common sources of idioms. And one interesting source is the human body. There are a few body parts in particular that have generated a lot of idioms. English has dozens of idioms just with the words “head” and “hands.” But there are idioms using all different parts of the body, and that’s what we’re going to learn about today.

在本课中, we’ll listen to a conversation between two friends and former colleagues: Maria and Trevor. They’re meeting for coffee and are eager to catch up after not seeing each other for a while. Maria and Trevor talk about their different work situations. 在他们谈话期间, 他们使用很多 英语成语 related to the human body. 看看你是否能在我们通过对话时发现其中的一些, 我们稍后会在汇报中解释它们.

听力问题

1. How does Trevor agree with Maria’s assessment of her old boss Roger?
2. How does Maria describe her ten years of working at Trevor’s company?
3. What does Maria say about the attitude of the people she works with?

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技能专长 360 – Keeping your Career on Track (2)

商务英语技能 360 - Keeping your Career on Track 2

欢迎回到 商务英语技能 360 podcast for today’s lesson on how to restart your career and keep it on track.

With the current job market being so uncertain, it’s a great opportunity to make a change, whether that means a new job in your current career track or a whole new career.

When considering a change, it’s important to think long and hard about what you really want to do. Be honest with yourself about how well your current job aligns with your ambitions. If you’re feeling unfulfilled, take the time to imagine what a more rewarding career might look like. If you’re not sure what that is, do some research and talk to people you know about what they do. The right job may be out there waiting for you, but you need to be able to recognize it.

When searching for a new job, don’t just focus on interests, 技能, and rewards. Think about the kind of workplace you want and what a good work-life balance looks like. It’s also important to consider learning opportunities and advancement potential. Smart companies understand that people are looking for the right culture fit as well as suitable compensation and benefits.

Once you’ve figured out what you want, it’s time to update your resume and prepare for interviews. Make sure to include any new training, 技能, and achievements. 记住, the world has changed, and digital literacy, collaboration, and a growth mindset are all important factors to consider. 也, review your online presence and make sure your Facebook privacy settings are tight and your LinkedIn profile is up-to-date.

总体, this is a great time to think about a job that does more than just pay the bills. Look for a job and culture that aligns with the life you want. With so many openings, it’s a golden opportunity to find the right job for you.

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技能专长 360 – Keeping your Career on Track (1)

商务英语技能 360 - Keeping your Career on Track 1

欢迎回到 商务英语技能 360 podcast for today’s lesson on keeping your career on track.

Today’s workplace looks pretty different from the one your parents toiled away in. Walk into an average office and you’ll immediately be struck by the fact that it only seems half full. Remote work – in one form or another – has become the norm. And the people themselves may look different. The baby boomers are retiring, and younger generations are entering the workforce, often with different values and expectations.

So now might be a good time to think about how your expectations have changed. How has your approach to your work and career evolved? Do you see yourself in a position to benefit from the current situation?

With the Great Resignation causing staffing shortages the world over, this is a great time to take stock of your career. You may be able to ask for more, whether that’s in salary, vacation time, benefits, or other intangibles. Competition for talent is stiff, and companies around the world are working hard to retain what they have.

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925 英语课 44 – Phrasal Verbs with Drop

925 英语课 44 - English Phrasal Verbs using Drop

欢迎回到 925 英语 关于英语短语动词的另一节课. In today’s lesson we’re going to look at phrasal verbs using the verb “drop.”

As you may already know, a phrasal verb is an expression with a verb and a preposition. 例如, we say “turn on” and “turn off” a light or computer. From these common examples, you can see that one verb might combine with different prepositions to make different meanings. And in this lesson, we’ll look at how different prepositions combine with the verb “drop” to form some common expressions.

925 英语是一系列的 英文影片 初学者课程 (CEFR A2级). 用 925 你可以学的英语 商务英语 表达和短语动词.

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BEP 392 – 项目管理英语: 确定项目范围 (2)

BEP 392 - 项目管理英语: 确定项目范围 2

Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on pricing strategy. 这是一对教训中的第二个 项目管理英语 并为客户确定新工作的范围.

每个项目都是自己的动物. 当然, 您可能会使用类似的工具和方法运行不同的项目, 或应用标准流程. 但是对于不同的客户, 在不同的时间, 甚至输入差异很小, 每个项目都不一样. 这意味着定价不同.

Once you’ve talked with a client to clarify and nail down the project scope, 接下来发生什么? 好, 客户会想要纸上的东西——无论是完整的提案和投标还是简单的报价. 他们会关注的最重要的事情之一就是价格. 所以作为一个团队, 你需要找出一个策略来投标每个项目.

您的定价策略将取决于几件事. 首先, 这将取决于您的能力和客户对价值的看法. 然后你必须弄清楚你的出价策略, 这可能会从最低限度的可行产品向上发展. 或者您可以采用不同的方法,例如按小时定价. 在决定如何为您的出价定价时,您总是需要考虑无形资产.

在今天的对话中, 我们会听到吉尔和马丁, who work for a software development company. 他们正在为 Jill 已经确定范围的项目制定定价策略. 他们正试图为他们向客户提出的两个选项找出正确的方法.

听力问题

1. 吉尔在谈话中首先表达的担忧是什么?
2. 他们将如何引导客户采用他们的替代方法?
3. 客户的时间表将如何影响他们的定价策略?

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