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ESP and Business English When teaching ESP (English for Specific Purposes) or Business English, the teacher simply continues teaching all the English that they already know how to, but incorporate vocabulary, examples, topics and contexts that are relevant to the students particular needs.
The Most Useful American Business Words: Here's a list that will come in handy for any student enrolled in an English as a Second Language (ESL) School.
What methodologists and teachers consider differentiates Business English from General English has obvious implications on how Business English is taught, along with the dominant approaches in English language teaching at any given time.
E-mails are much less formal than official letters. They are quick and easy to send. They also allow you to communicate to a large group simultaneously. Sending e-mails can prevent playing phone tag and save time. However, if you are writing e-mails for business, you need to be more careful with your writing.
I recently overheard a conversation between a trainer and one of their participants, who was asking how the trainer had got into the role. I was a little shocked when the participant said, "It just surprises me a little as you're not particularly dynamic are you?" Putting aside that individual's perception of the trainer, the comment begged the question, "What makes a great trainer?"
We should start by asking what is English for finance? It is the learning of English specifically geared towards accounting, finance, auditing or whatever area of finance you need to learn. The next question could be how is learning English for finance different from learning general English or business English?