Business English Idioms: Level up your speaking skills
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Business English Idioms: Level up your speaking skills

Learn Business English idioms with a British native speaker language trainer and upgrade your speaking & writing skills.
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Created by Michael Davies
Last updated 6/2020
English
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  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Speak English with greater confidence and fluency
  • Use idioms correctly at your workplace
  • Learn synonyms and colloquialisms in British English
  • Be taught by a skilled and experienced British English teacher
Requirements
  • Pre-intermediate level of English and above
  • An ambition to improve your English language skills
Description

Business English Idioms is a course taught by Michael Davies, a Business English teacher with over 15 years of experience teaching in Japan, Spain, the UK and around the world. My students include entrepreneurs, politicians and sports stars.

Learn and use some of the best Business English idioms that native speakers use at offices and meeting rooms around the world. Understand how they are used and apply them in your professional life with this new course from Legal English UK.

Legal English UK's Michael Davies teaches you some of the most important idioms that you should be using in your workplace. Learn the pronunciation and meaning of these complex English expressions delivered in an easy to remember style and guided by one of the world's leading Business English trainers.

Take advantage of this special course to learn with one of the best Legal English and Business English teachers from the comfort of your home and at your own time and pace.

 

Who this course is for:
  • Intermediate English language learners and above.
Course content
Expand all 48 lectures 02:05:59
+ Meet your Teacher
1 lecture 00:42

Meet Michael Davies, your tutor for the Idioms of Business English.

Preview 00:42
+ What are idioms?
1 lecture 01:32

What are idioms and how are they used?

What are idioms?
01:32
+ Business English Idioms
46 lectures 02:03:45

What does 'to put you in the picture' mean and how can you use it in your English?

To put you in the picture
02:00

The meaning of the idiom 'gift of the gab' and how to use it in Business English and Legal English.

Gift of the gab
02:49

What is a 'long shot' and how does it work in business?

Long shot
01:57

What are you doing if you are cutting corners in your business?

Cut corners
01:58

Should you 'rock the boat' in your workplace?

Rock the boat
03:12
Glass ceiling
01:59

Can you corner the market with your organisation? Let's find out.

Corner the market
02:17

What is thinking outside the box? Can you do it? 

Think outside the box
02:48
Go through the roof
02:56

The significance of 'call it a day' and how one uses it in the workplace.

Call it a day
03:37

How many times have you taken the plunge in your life?

Take the plunge
02:03

In a nutshell, can you explain in a nutshell?

In a nutshell
01:48

Have you ever hit a stumbling block in your life?

Stumbling block
02:13

What is a complete shambles? Is it a positive or negative term?

Complete shambles
02:31
The ball is your court
02:27

How can you use 'ballpark figure' in a sentence?

Ballpark figure
02:45

Have you ever received a golden handshake and would you wish to?

Golden handshake
02:23

Have you had to tighten your belt recently?

Tighten our belts
02:16

If you read The Financial Times, you will see frequent mentions of blue chip companies but what are they?

Blue chip company
02:36

What is red tape?

Red tape
02:12

Have you ever burnt the midnight oil to get a job done?

Burn the midnight oil
02:39

It's a dog eat dog world out there. Can you hack it?

Dog eat dog world
02:29

Should you ever kick the can down the road?

Kick the can down the road
02:38

What does it mean when you are 'in the red'?

In the red
03:16

What is a cash cow?

Cash cow
02:47

We all need to learn the ropes now and again but what does it mean exactly?

Learn the ropes
02:24

What does it mean to be rushed off one's feet?

Rushed off my feet
02:22

The significance of 'backlash' explained.

Backlash
02:52

Can you be streets ahead?

Streets ahead
02:13

Should you ever butt in?

Butt in
03:07

Have you ever met a dark horse?

Dark horse
02:45

What does hedge your bets mean in a business and general English context?

Hedge your bets
02:58

The meaning of 'to throw light on.'

Throw light on
02:42

Do you read the small print?

Small print
03:08

Have you ever been through a rough patch in business?

Rough patch
02:34

Do you have to crunch the numbers in your present role?

Crunch the numbers
03:34

Who was Hobson and why did he have a choice?

Hobson's choice
02:38

The meaning of the idiom 'in the loop' is explained.

In the loop
03:23

Have you received your P45?

P45
03:26

What does it mean if you are 'up in the air'?

Up in the air
02:55

Have you ever delivered an elevator pitch?

Elevator pitch
03:11

How to use flat out and its alternatives.

Flat out
03:35

What does 'on track' signify?

On track
02:17

What is horse trading?

Horse trading
03:13

Have you ever been strapped for cash?

Cash-strapped
03:17

Have you ever been ripped off?

Rip-off
02:35