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Communicative skills. Habilidades comunicativas en inglés para los negocios
Autor: Rachel - RLanguages


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Presentación del curso
Los negocios en inglés, negociar en inglés...Este capítulo intenta ser una manera interesante y estimulante de acercamiento al inglés que se necesita en contextosde negocios. Ofrece una visión general de Business English para alumnos ya todavía no han entrado a formar parte de la vida laboral o para aquéllos que ya trabajan y tienen experiencia en medios de negocios. Ofrece información práctica y necesaria para afrontar diferentes situaciones en el mundo de los negocios así como brinda la oportunidad a practicar la lectura y el uso de la lengua. Contieneuna gran variedad de vocabulario en inglés y apuntes gramaticales en inglés.


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1. Coming into contact. Entrar en contacto en inglés
“All things are difficult before they are easy” LEAD-IN thinking....

Imagine you meet some business people at a faire for the first time. Which of the following subjects are considered to be: Safe conversationkillers a bit risky

INTRODUCTION Knowing people for the first time can be risky not only because there might be cultural differences between you and the others but also because first impressions last. In a business context, when we meet someone for the first time, it is very important to use the appropriate language and to be aware of the diplomatic protocol to follow. In other words, it isnecessary to know the set of rules for the correct performance on different formal occasions. In this unit we are going to practice how to give our best through language performance when greeting someone, introducing people, giving and asking for personal details and trying to keep a conversation going. Before that, let’s have a look at some tips related to more cultural and behavioural matters:For more on: BODY LANGUAGE: CULTURAL AWARENESS:



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Note that when we introduce ourselves in English we use the first person subject pronoun (I) whereas when we Want to introduce someone else; we use demonstrative pronouns (this/these). Activity 1. Read this dialogue and fill-in the gaps with most suitable word:

Nick: Emma:

Hi, Nick. Hi, I’m Emma. I’m a of Frank.

Nick: Yes I know, I work with him. Let me you hissister. She’s here for the weekend. Julie, is Emma. She’s a friend of Frank. Julie: Emma: Hi, Emma. Nice to you. Hi! Nice to meet you, too. Frank has told me a lot about you...

PERSONAL DETAILS When meeting people for the first time, we might be interested in some personal details from the other and vice-versa. Personal details can go from the name to the job position. Later on, we’ll get deeply ontalking about job positions and responsibilities. Let’s have a look now to some very basic and general expressions:

KEEPING A CONVERSATION GOING If we want to keep a conversation going, we can use follow-up questions. They are questions used to express your interest on what the other person is saying and also to find out more information.


mailxmail - Cursos para compartir lo que sabesLook at this example: A: I’ve lived here for five years now. B: Oh, really? Where did you live before? Also, question tags are a good strategy to keep a conversation going. Note that the intonation we use in question tags can affect its purpose. If we do not know the answer and areasking for clarification, then we use a rising intonation (our voice goes up). However, if we know the answer and...
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