Business English Lessons

Develop your professional English skills with our business English lessons. These lessons will help you to use English in work situations including making a presentation, chairing or attending a meeting, writing emails, and using formal or informal English appropriately. Enjoy browsing through these Oxford Online English archives.

Business English Phrases and Idioms – Video

In this lesson, you can learn some common vocabulary, phrases and idioms for office life. This class will help you understand English speakers at work and use a wider range of English vocabulary in your office conversations.

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24 Phrasal Verbs for Business – Video

In this lesson you can learn several business English phrasal verbs. Although you’ll see these phrasal verbs in a business context, you can also use many of them in everyday life. See examples using these phrasal verbs for business in conversation and get tips to help you remember them.

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Describing Business Strategy in English – Video

In this business English lesson, you’ll learn to describe business strategies and corporate competition. You’ll see lots of useful vocabulary and collocations you can use to describe business strategy.
You’ll learn useful language to talk about losing market share, entering a new market, launching new products, and staying competitive in an evolving market.

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How to Answer “Tell Me About Yourself” – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to answer the question ‘tell me about yourself.’ You’ll see how to answer this question in different situations, including in job interviews, university application interviews, English exams, or at work.

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How to Write a CV in English – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to write a CV or resume in English.
If you’re wondering, ‘CV’ and ‘resume’ have the same meaning. The word ‘CV’ is more common in the UK, while ‘resume’ is more common in the USA.
In this video lesson, you’ll see how to write CV in English that is clear and effective. We’ll share some useful language tips to make your CV clearer.

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