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Author: Stuart Dean
Title: Business Talk English
Publisher: Haufe Verlag
ISBN/ISSN: 9783648138649
Edition: 4
Price: CHF 3.80
Publication date: 01/01/2020
Category: Wirtschaft/Management
Language: German
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Pages: 128
Kopierschutz: Wasserzeichen
Geräte: PC/MAC/eReader/Tablet
Formate: ePUB
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Alle wichtigen englischen Redewendungen, die man täglich braucht. Sei es im Business oder beim Small Talk - mit diesem TaschenGuide fehlen Ihnen nie die Worte! Geschrieben in leicht verständlichem Englisch, mit Vokabellisten und interkulturellen Tipps. Inhalte: - Alle Sprechsituationen im internationalen Geschäftskontakt mühelos bewältigen - Von der Begrüßung über Verhandlungen und Messegespräche bis zum Small Talk - Mit Gesprächsbausteinen für typische Situationen sowie Redewendungen und Vokabellisten - Interkulturelle Tipps für korrektes Verhalten im Ausland - Komplett in leicht verständlichem Englisch geschrieben - als zusätzlicher Trainingseffekt! 

Stuart Dean ist als selbstständiger Englischtrainer und Übersetzer für verschiedene renommierte Unternehmen tätig. Nach seinem Studium der Betriebswirtschaft in Großbritannien war er mehrere Jahre im Bereich Marketing auf internationaler Ebene tätig.
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Lets Talk Business

Nearly all aspects of international business involve talking; to customers, suppliers, partners, colleagues or even the media.

This chapter will help you be prepared for the most common business situations e.g.:

  • introducing yourself,
  • telephoning,
  • meetings, negotiations, presentations and conferences,
  • job interviews.

Tips for effective communication in English

You may already know many of the things that should be done in order to effectively prepare yourself for a business situation in a foreign language. Yet most people do not do them. Take a close look at the following list the next time before you go to a business meeting. Then make a conscious effort to try them out. You will be surprised how much they can help you to communicate effectively.

Some DOs

  • Prepare vocabulary and phrases for important meetings and events. Check any difficult words in advance. Make notes to take with you.
  • Ask people to speak slowly. English speakers may forget that you are a non-native speaker and sometimes need to be reminded of this several times!
  • Having good eye contact with the person you are speaking to often helps communication. Non-verbal communication (body language) plays an important part in the communication process. It helps us to understand what is being said and also gives us important feedback as to whether we have been understood. At a meeting, try and choose a seat where you can easily see all other participants and have good eye contact.
  • If you are listening to a presentation or attending a training course, try and sit at the front of the room near the speaker. Dont hide at the back, where it will be more difficult to hear and understand what is being said.

Some DONTs

  • Dont expect to follow every single word; otherwise you will soon get frustrated! Remember that when having a group conversation in your mother tongue you may also not always catch every single word that is said.
  • Dont try to translate every word. There is no time for th