BEP 362 – 优点和缺点的英语习语 (1)

商务英语播客 362 - 优点和缺点的英语习语 1

欢迎回到 商务英语 播客今天的课程 商务英语习语 与优缺点有关.

走进任何办公室或职员室,听听人们在说什么. 您很有可能会听到别人在谈论别人. 在许多情况下,这些对话都是关于他们擅长的领域, 他们不擅长的. 换一种说法, 您会发现人们谈论别人的长处和短处.

而且不只是八卦. 每当我们做出招聘决定时,我们都会谈论人们的长处和短处, 组建项目团队, 或委派任务. 我们甚至在相同的背景下谈论自己的优势和劣势. 不管什么情况, 和你在说什么, 有很多 英语成语 讨论优点和缺点. 这是我们今天将要学习的一些习语.

在本课中, 我们将听到矿业公司三位经理之间的业务对话. 他们正在为新的传播总监创建职位发布, 他们正在讨论一位好的导演将拥有的优势以及他们想避免的劣势. 他们还在讨论过去的传播总监的优点和缺点. 三位同事在讨论中使用了许多与长处和短处有关的习语.


1. 根据安妮特, 他们聘请前通信总监时如何看待他?
2. 德鲁对卡尔在社交媒体上的技能有何评价?
3. 劳拉说新导演必须做什么, 尤其是未来的扩展和大量工作?

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BEP 351 – 描述关系的习语 (部分 2)

BEP 351 - English Idioms Lesson on Describing Relationships (2)

欢迎回到Business English Pod,今天的课程 商务英语习语 for describing relationships.

We all spend a lot of time every week at work. So much, in fact, that sometimes it feels like our colleagues are a kind of family. And just like families, workplace relationships can be a source of both satisfaction and stress. Sometimes we support each other, while at other times we argue bitterly. And sometimes our disagreements are constructive, while at other times they can generate conflict.

在任何情况下, whether they’re positive or negative, workplace relationships are a constant source of fascination. And English has many idioms and expressions to describe how people get along, or don’t get along. These idioms will help you discuss the often complicated relationships in your workplace.

在对话框中, we’ll rejoin three colleagues at an insurance company. They’ve been talking about the relationships between the people on a new team. 在他们的讨论中, 他们使用很多 英语成语 to describe how people get along, both past and present.


1. How was the relationship between Dave and Diego?
2. What happened when Ivan and Dave were asked to open a new office together?
3. What does Mark say about his relationship with Chuck?

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BEP 350 – 描述关系的习语 (部分 1)

BEP 350 - 描述关系的商务英语习语 (1)

您好,欢迎回到商务英语播客. 我叫埃德温, 我将主持今天的课程 商务英语习语 谈论关系.

他们说商业上的成功全关乎人际关系. 当然, 您在特定工作场所的成功很大程度上取决于您与周围人的关系. 包括您的同事, 您的合作者, 你的员工, 和你的老板. 如果你没有建立良好的人际关系, 那么你的工作有多好可能并不重要.

关系不仅仅很重要, 他们也很有趣. 当您在社交场合聊天时,您和您的同事谈论什么? 您的许多对话可能都是关于您工作场所中的人的. 谁不相处, 谁相处得太好, 谁不喜欢谁, 谁对每个人都太好了.

无论您谈论的是哪种关系, 有数百个 英语成语 您可以使用. 如果你听我们的 925 描述人的英语课, 然后您学习了一些有用的基本表达式. 在本课中, 我们将通过一些描述关系的好用语将其提升到一个新的水平.

在对话框中, 我们会听到三个同事之间的对话: 布鲁克, 标记, 和伊凡. 他们为一家保险公司工作,该公司刚刚组建了一个新团队来开发新产品. 三位同事热衷于谈论团队中人们之间复杂的关系网络.


1. 查克和戴夫之间是什么关系?
2. 布鲁克认为戴夫和安娜之间会发生什么变化?
3. 贝基和戴夫有什么关系?

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BEP 341 – 商务英语习语: 食物成语 (3)

商务英语播客 341 - English Idioms for Food (3)

Welcome back to Business English Pod for our final lesson on 商务英语习语 related to food.

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve looked at a lot of different 英语成语 connected to food. It should be no surprise that so many expressions are related to eating and drinking. 毕竟, we do it three times a day, or more. Food is not just a necessity, it’s a big part of life and culture.

When you’re looking at idioms, it’s important to remember that they are fixed expressions where the words don’t have a literal meaning. So when you hear that someone is “in a pickle,” you have to understand that there’s no actual pickle. It just means that someone’s in a difficult situation. You have to figure it out from the context, because there’s not really an obvious connection between pickles and difficult situations.

在本课中, we’ll rejoin a conversation between three colleagues. Jessie has been trying to convince Luke and Ben to join her in starting a business together. 今天, we’ll hear them talking about the possible challenges of running their own business.


1. What example does Ben give of a possibly difficult business situation?
2. What does Jessie say is one important benefit of running your own business?
3. According to Jessie, what is necessary for people to have a good business partnership?

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BEP 340 – 商务英语习语: 食物成语 (2)

商务英语播客 340 - English Idioms for Food (2)

欢迎回到 商务英语播客! In today’s lesson we’re going to take another look at 英语成语 related to food.

What do you think when someone says that another person is “out to lunch?” Of course, it might mean that the person is actually out of the office, at a restaurant, eating a nice sandwich. But it might have nothing to do with actually eating. “Out to lunch” can mean acting crazy, not paying attention, or not understanding reality. 换一种说法, “out to lunch” is an English idiom.

An idiom is any expression where one thing actually means something else, like when “out to lunch” means crazy. English has a huge variety of idioms for every situation. And many of those idioms are related to food. Some are related to meals, like “to put food on the table” and “to sing for your supper.” And others are related to specific foods, like “cool as a cucumber” and “small potatoes.” Learning idioms like these is a great way to improve your English.

在今天的课程中, we’ll continue listening to a conversation among three colleagues. Jessie has just told Luke and Ben about her idea to start a business. She wants them to consider joining her in the new venture. 在他们的讨论中, they use many English idioms related to food.


1. After saying he likes Jessie’s idea, what does Ben say he’s concerned about?
2. How does Luke feel about managing people?
3. What does Jessie think about the fact that they are always talking about how bad their workplace is?

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