Archive | Business English Vocab and Grammar

38 English for Construction Workers Terms to Keep Your Projects Running Smoothly


Where would we be without construction workers?

We’d have no homes to live in. No roads to drive on. No offices to work in.

If you work in construction or are planning to enter this industry, you’ve chosen a …

I May, I Might, I Must Master Modal Verbs in Business English! This Guide Makes It Easy

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Modal verbs are the secret ingredient to fluent business English.

This might surprise you.

In fact, most native English speakers don’t even realize how important modal verbs are in office speech.

But think about it.

As we’ll discuss more …

40+ English for Hospital Staff Terms and Phrases to Learn STAT!


Do you work at a hospital or doctor’s office?

Do you often need to speak English with patients?

Then this guide to English for hospital staff is just what the doctor ordered.

Let’s be honest, no patient likes to go …

Message Taking in Business English: The 6-step Guide for Flawless Phone Skills


Terrified of answering the phone at your new office?

You’re not alone.

When I first moved to Spain, I got nervous every time I thought I had to take a phone message!

The thought of it can be daunting, …

How to Learn English for Oil and Gas Fast: Top Self-study Resources and 35 Key Terms


Can you guess the second most-traded product in the world?

You probably have a good idea if you work in the oil and gas industry.

It is refined petroleum—which includes gasoline for our cars and other oils.

Oil and …

The Ultimate Business English Tense Review for Every Workplace Situation


How many different verb tenses do you use every day at work?

Probably a lot.

Business communication requires us to talk about the past, present and future all the time.

In a single morning, you might talk about something …

Attn! 25 Common Business English Abbreviations and Acronyms You Need

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Who’s the CFO of your organization?

Do you know anyone from R&D?

Which dept do you work for?

You may be surprised at just how often we use abbreviations like these in our daily lives, sometimes without even …