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The aim of this group is to focus in real English literacy. Following and doing the exercises of advanced  books, practicing the exercises in pairs, groups, etc. Also it includes articles from the most prestigious newspapers or magazines.

It doesn´t matter what book, magazine or newspaper we use, the idea is improve with the support of an official and wellknown issue, from a recognized editor.

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Latest Activity: Mar 1, 2014

Lesson 1A

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I have selected this book, I send you an example of that. Maybe the image is blur, I´ll try to enhance it. So if you have any ideas, welcome that.

If anybody wants to work in pairs, don´t hesitate to communicate it.

Lesson 1A

I attach pages with better resolution, only the exercises for work in groups

l1a.xps

happy at work.pdf

jobstoloveandhate.pdf

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what should we eat to be healthy?

Started by Anastasia. Last reply by Carlos Mar 16, 2013. 1 Reply

Should we all be  vegeterians?Would we be healthier? Would this planet? We all be vegetarians?FIVE REASONS TO EAT MEAT.1.It tastes good.2.It makes you feel good.3.It's a great European tradition.4.It…Continue

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Comment by Carlos on March 1, 2014 at 16:38

For those who were interested in business articles I attach you one of the latest articles posted in Time magazine. It is related with an interesting course I´m taking and that, I definetely recommend to you: GLOBALIZATION OF BUSINESS ENTERPRISE

https://www.coursera.org/course/globe

trade above politics.pdf

Comment by subbulakshmi on February 26, 2014 at 10:24

It is really good. Thanks a lot. Carry on.

 

Comment by Carlos on December 18, 2013 at 16:08

Another exercise about Business vocabulary

TestBusinessVoc2.pdf

Comment by Carlos on December 12, 2013 at 17:42

Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:

The price of oil (reached its lowest point) in July and began to rise soon after.

(a) cut corners
(b) closed out
(c) broke even
(d) bottomed out

Comment by Carlos on December 12, 2013 at 17:39

 

Choose an idiom to replace the expression in the brackets:

After the fire the company was forced to sell most of their merchandise (although they lost money).
(a) by a long shot
(b) at a loss
(c) in black and white
(d) in the long run

 

Comment by Carlos on December 10, 2013 at 12:35

Check your Business knowledge out

Business Vocabulary1.pdf

Comment by Carlos on December 9, 2013 at 14:39

Hello Anastasia

Exactly it´s a)

The idea of this quizz is to start a business discussion among partners.

Comment by Anastasia on December 9, 2013 at 14:21
Dear Carlos
I think that the right answer is the first :barking up the wrong tree......
Comment by Carlos on December 9, 2013 at 12:31
EXERCISE / HOMEWORK
BUSINESS EXPRESSIONS:

1. We’re ______________ by blaming the production staff for a fall in sales. It’s our sales team we should be talking to.

a. barking up the wrong tree
b. putting all our eggs in one basket
c. shooting two birds with one hit
Comment by Carlos on June 18, 2013 at 15:37

Welcome Konul,

I hope this page may of interest to you, feel free to add new topics.

 
 
 

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