All posts by Andrew

078 30 common mistakes in English part 2

Welcome to another episode of the Art of Business English. This week I have completed the second part of my two part series called 30 common mistakes in English.  In episode 78 of the Art of Business English I look at the next 15 common mistakes made by English language learners. If you haven’t looked at […]

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077 30 common mistakes in English part 1

This week on the Art of Business English I am going to share a very valuable lesson with you. We will start a two part series looking at some of the most common mistakes that people make in English, 30 of them in fact. This week in episode 77, I will be covering the first […]

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076 How to express purpose and intention

Welcome to another episode of the Art of Business English. This week we follow the theme of last week’s episode and look at vocabulary for expressing purpose. This vocabulary is essential for introducing to a reader or listener your motivation for wanting to do something. As you can imagine, this vocabulary is essential for email writing, […]

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075 How to express reason and introduce supporting ideas

In this week’s episode of the Art of Business English I want to show you how you can express reason and use some very common linking words to help you introduce supporting ideas. As you may be aware, providing reasons and supporting ideas helps us to improve the strength of our ideas and arguments. The language […]

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074 Top travel tips for London

​Tips to help you travel around LondonIn this week’s episode I share some useful tips with you if you find yourself in London on holiday or for business. ​Listen to the podcast for all the information as I share my tips from first hand experience. ​Show notes: ​Lebara www.lebara.com (SIM cards) ​Transport of London: https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/   […]

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073 How to say NO politely

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you are super busy and someone asks you for some of your time and you say yes, when in fact, yes is the worst possible answer you could have given? If you are a yes to everything person then you are going to have to learn how […]

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072 Ask Andrew get answers pronunciation skills

​In part two of the mini-series “Ask Andrew, get answers”, Andrew shares with us some tips on how to improve our pronunciation and sound more native. If you haven’t heard of the “schwa” then you really need to pay attention to this episode as it will be a “light bulb” moment in your understanding of how […]

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071 Ask Andrew get answers The Passive Voice

​In this impromptu episode Andrew grabs the camera and shares with us some of the questions he has got from his students and listeners. In episode 71 Andrew discusses the formality of emails and how and when to use the Passive Voice in your work emails. If you struggle to hit the right tone and […]

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070 How to use adjectives and adverbs to describe change

070 How to use adjectives and adverbs to describe change Welcome back to another episode of The Art of Business English. This is episode 70 and today we are going to be looking at adjectives and adverbs for describing trends.  If you need to present facts and figures, report on change in your organisation, if you work […]

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069 Prepositions “on” + noun combinations

Preposition “on” and noun combinations Welcome to another episode of the Art of Business English, this is episode 69 and the third and final part of my mini-series on preposition and noun combinations. In episode 67 I looked at the preposition “at” with nouns, as well as explain how these combinations work. In episode 68 I look […]

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