English Idioms for Business Success
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English Idioms for Business Success

Sound more Like a Native English Speaker and Get Ahead in Business
4.7 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,298 students enrolled
Created by Joe Grandy
Last updated 8/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Students will learn idioms and colloquial expressions commonly used when conducting business with native English speakers.
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Requirements
  • Before starting this course, students need to speak, understand and read English at a an intermediate level or higher.
Description

Do you want to sound more like a native English speakers quickly and improve your business English communication skills?

One of the biggest differences between native and non-native speakers is the use of idioms in conversation. Did you know that on average native English speakers use three idioms per minute of speech? Idioms are a great way to communicate sometimes complex ideas in a concise and easily understood manner.

Through this course, you will learn business idioms that will help you improve your spoken fluency and sound more like a native speaker. You will be given definitions, examples and pictorial representations of each idiom. By completing the many practice exercises, quizzes and conversations, you will master and retain these idioms. Soon you will be hearing and using these idioms all the time. Your friends and business acquaintances will be amazed at your improved English.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course was designed for students learning English as a foreign language.
  • This course was designed for English language learners who are engaged or interested in business.
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Curriculum For This Course
51 Lectures
03:06:31
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:35
Introduction
01:35
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Section 2: Sharing Good News
5 Lectures 18:29
Section 2: Lecture 2
03:39

Section 2: Lecture 3
04:07

Section 2: Lecture 4
04:04

Section 2: Lecture 5
03:12

Section 2: Lecture 6
03:27
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Section 3: Dominating the Competition
5 Lectures 18:47
Section 3: Lecture 7
04:12

Section 3: Lecture 8
03:56

Section 3: Lecture 9
03:56

Section 3: Lecture 10
03:20

Section 3: Lecture 11
03:23
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Section 4: Bad News around the Office
5 Lectures 17:50
Section 4: Lecture 12
03:30

Section 4: Lecture 13
03:36

Section 4: Lecture 14
03:46

Section 4: Lecture 15
04:00

Section 4: Lecture 16
02:58
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Section 5: Time to Negotiate
5 Lectures 19:55
Section 5: Lecture 17
04:13

Section 5: Lecture 18
04:11

Section 5: Lecture 19
03:38

Section 5: Lecture 20
04:21

Section 5: Lecture 21
03:32
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Section 6: Taking Charge!
5 Lectures 21:18
Section 6: Lecture 22
04:23

Section 6: Lecture 23
03:58

Section 6: Lecture 24
04:12

Section 6: Lecture 25
03:56

Section 6: Lecture 26
04:49
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Section 7: New Ideas for Business Success
5 Lectures 19:45
Section 7: Lecture 27
03:43

Section 7: Lecture 28
03:46

Section 7: Success Lecture 29
03:32

Section 7: Success Lecture 30
04:37

Section 7: Success Lecture 31
04:07
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Section 8: Getting Hired and Starting a New Job
5 Lectures 16:21
Section 8: Lecture 32
03:21

Section 8: Lecture 33
03:07

Section 8: Lecture 34
02:48

Section 8: Lecture 35
03:43

Section 8: Lecture 36
03:22
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Section 9: Talking about Employees
5 Lectures 16:19
Section 9: Lecture 37
02:50

Section 9: Lecture 38
03:24

Section 9: Lecture 39
03:16

Section 9: Lecture 40
03:08

Section 9: Lecture 41
03:41
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Section 10: Probably, Numbers, and Proportions
5 Lectures 18:50
Section 10: Lecture 42
04:44

Section 10: Lecture 43
04:10

Section 10: Lecture 44
03:40

Section 10: Lecture 45
03:15

Section 10: Lecture 46
03:01
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About the Instructor
Joe Grandy
4.7 Average rating
44 Reviews
2,692 Students
2 Courses
English Teacher, Educational Technologist, M.E.T., B.S.

I have been in the teaching profession for the last fifteen years. I have taught I wide range of ages, levels and subjects. I began my career tutoring university level students with their writing. After that, I continued my career at an elementary school teaching students with special needs. I have also taught high school, middle school and elementary for nine years in South Korea. For the past year, I have been teaching online. I have a Bachelor's Degree in special education and a Master's Degree in educational technology.