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T.21 - Money, finance, economy, business

Business English: Women in the workplace

Average: 3 (14 votes)

For years now, women have been fighting to be given the same level of responsibility and the same wages as men. In fact, in the UK a female executive doing the same job as a male gets an average of £10,000 less per year.

Business Idioms

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Whether we like it or not, the English speaking workplace is overflowing with idioms.

Head and Mind Idioms

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Have you ever given a presentation or made a speech to a group of people? Did you feel nervous? Did the people enjoy what you said?

The Business Presentation

Take a look at this paragraph and pay special attention to the 5 idioms in orange:

Business English - Formal Idioms

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Read the following short story. Pay attention to the idioms:
Lesson by David, EC London English school

Advanced Level Reading: Law, Finance and Business

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This lesson is about the infamous Bernard Madoff. He is known for one of the worst investment frauds in history. If you are interested in finance, economics, investment or any related area of business, then this lesson is perfect for you!

Money Phrasal Verbs!

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Following my listening lesson on money, I thought I’d give you some extra, more advanced vocabulary, on the topic of money. I have written the meanings of some common phrasal verbs used when we talk about money. Can you decide which phrasal verb belongs in each sentence?

Bank English

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Using the phrase I'd like to, here are some phrases that will help you out in the bank:

Money Idioms

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Money: we never seem to have enough of it. Here are some common idioms that English speakers use which are related to it.

To Make a Quick Buck

To make money quickly and easily. It is often used for making money in a dishonest way. A buck is a slang word for a US dollar.

'People today would rather make a quick buck than work hard and save.'

Credit-Crisis: How to talk about the economy

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