Ahead in Business English is a comprehensive new course for students of business English at an intermediate or upper-intermediate level (B1-B2 in the Common European Framework). It is particularly useful for students with little business knowledge, providing them with the basic relevant language and communication skills required in a professional environment. It is suitable for both classroom use and self study.
Ahead in Business English:
is structured around five topics - globalization, economics, human resources, management, and marketing.
covers all four skills as well as grammar and vocabulary work in each unit.
includes a translation section in each unit, focusing on linguistic and cultural differences between English and Romanian.
uses case studies at the end of each unit to provide further practice of the specific language and skills.
reinforces key grammatical areas through independent grammar files which combine theory with practice.
provides guidance for writing business letters, e-mails, reports, and summaries in separate communication files which support the units.
features authentic up-to-date materials drawn from international newspapers and professional websites.
encourages critical thinking through various business quotes and discussion points.
presents tasks with different degrees of difficulty in each section to cater for mixed-ability groups.
offers a glossary which records all the business terms used in the course.