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English for specific purposes


As the most important means of communication worldwide, the English language is becoming an indispensable tool to successfully enter the global marketplace. Our commitment to education leads us to develop the best resources to suit working people’s needs. Written by experts, Oxford’s English for specific purposes materials focus on the skills and contents required for effective communication in different professional settings. Oxford offers a wide range of technical English courses suitable for vocational training at all levels. Our materials will provide your students with practical tools that will help them perform efficiently in a work environment. Our extensive offer of business English materials for different professions allows your students to get genuine insight into the global marketplace. Oxford’s courses cover all interests of working adults thanks to highly communicative materials, real-world case studies, expert tips and advice, and authentic practice.

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English for specific purposes

Oxford English for Careers

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A series of new courses where students learn the English they need for their chosen career. ◆

Oxford English for Careers is an expanding series which prepares pre-work

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students on vocational training courses for starting their career, in seven

Resource Books for Teachers (p. 97) NEW EDITION Oxford Pocket Dictionary (p. 63) Workshop (Business and Commerce) (p. 45) Workshop (Tourism and Catering) (p. 45) Express (English for Marketing and Advertising) (p. 46)

different areas of work. New titles this year cover Oil and Gas and Finance. ◆

Everything in each Student’s Book is vocation-specific. Commerce, Tourism,

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Nursing, Technology, and Finance start at Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate levels. Tourism 3 and Medicine 1 are at Upper-Intermediate, and Medicine 2

Greenan, Tony Grice, Keith

is at Advanced level.

Harding, Martyn Hobbs, Alison Pohl, Julia Starr Keddle

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Student’s Book Teacher’s Resource Book Class Audio CD

NEW Finance 1 (Intermediate level) includes accounting, economics,

auditing, tax, banking, insurance, trading and statistics. The course also

& Robin Walker

provides practice exercises and case studies to help students work towards

Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate,

the IFCE exam.

Upper-Intermediate, Advanced ◆

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NEW Oil and Gas 1 and Oil and Gas 2 (Elementary-Pre-Intermediate)

provide students with authentic articles and exercises that teach language relevant to the workplace, including topics like industry structure, operations, maintenance and engineering.

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Tech Talk

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Get the job done in the international workplace. ◆

Oxford Student’s Dictionary (p.65) Workshop (Engineering) (p.45) Express (English for the Energy Industry) (p.46)

A course for adult learners in the technical, industrial and scientific sectors, who need English for the workplace. Simple, needs-related grammar Components

and vocabulary relevant to practical work situations. Also appropriate for students on vocational training pre-work programmes.

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Vicki Hollett & John Sydes ENGLISH TO USE AT WORK

Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate

TECHNICAL ENGLISH

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Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD

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High Season

English for the tourism industry. ◆

A 12-unit topic-based Upper-Intermediate-level course designed for trainees

and employees in the tourism and hotel industry. The course focuses

Oxford English for Careers (Tourism) (p.42) Express (English for Customer Care) (p.46) Oxford Advanced Learner´s Dictionary (p.64)

on key sectors, issues, activities and situations that students will encounter Components

during their professional lives in the industry. ◆

Keith Harding

ENGLISH FOR THE HOTEL AND TOURISM INDUSTRY

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Upper-Intermediate CEF B2

Student’s Book Work Book Teacher´s Book Class Audio Cassette


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English for the hotel and catering industry ◆

Workshop (Tourism and Catering) (p.45) Express (Englishfor Cabin Crew) (p.46) Oxford Study Dictionary (p.64)

This two-level course is designed for trainees in the hotel and catering Components

industry, or students on pre-work vocational training courses. The topics reflect the real contexts trainees will encounter in their working lives.

The course offers a clear focus on key functional expressions

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and topic-related vocabulary.

Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD

Trisha Stott, Rod Revel & Alison Pohl Level 1 Elementary-Pre-Intermediate

COMMUNICATION IN THE WORKPLACE

ENGLISH FOR HOTEL AND CATERING

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ProFile

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ProFile has more grammar, more recycling, more writing, and more careful grading of language than most business English courses, and gives a clear introduction to business for teachers and students. Case studies and video interviews help students recycle their new language and understanding of different jobs and industries.

Jon Naunton, Mark Tulip & John Hughes Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate CEF A2-B2

Really learn 100 phrasal verbs for business (p.77) Test it Fix it Business Vocabulary (p.77) Oxford Business English Dictionary for learners of English (p.68)

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COMMERCIAL ENGLISH

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Student’s Book & CD-ROM Pack Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD DVD

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Commercially Speaking A thorough and practical course for students aiming to work in a commercial environment. ◆

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The course presents the key communication skills needed in the workplace,

Essential Business Grammar and Practice (p.48) Workshop (Business and Commerce) (p.45) NEW EDITION Oxford Pocket Dictionary (p.63)

with the emphasis on commercial correspondence and telephoning practice. The approach is skills-based, with the Student’s Book emphasizing oral skills while the Workbook focuses on reading and writing tasks.

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Mark Irvine & Marion Cadman COMMUNICATION

Elementary - Pre-Intermediate

COMMERCIAL ENGLISH

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Head for Business A business English course for learners with little experience of the business world. ◆

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Aimed at learners with little or no experience of working in the world of business, appropriate texts have been chosen for their interest and accessibility.

Intermediate - Upper-Intermediate CEF B1-B2

Workshop (Business and Commerce) (p.45) Really learn 100 phrasal verbs for business (p.77) Test it Fix it Business Grammar (p.77)

The course aims to teach students core business vocabulary, develop their professional communication skills, and introduce them to key business concepts.

Jon Naunton

Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD

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COMMERCIAL ENGLISH

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Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD

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English for specific purposes

Going International

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A course which equips students for the competitive environment of international tourism. ◆

The course is topic-based, and focuses on key situations and issues that

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students will encounter during their professional lives in the tourism industry. Each unit offers reading and listening tasks developed from up-to-date, authentic sources. Appropriate for higher-level vocational training courses or universities.

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Keith Harding ENGLISH FOR TOURISM

Workshop (Tourism and Catering) (p.45) Oxford English for Careers (Tourism) (p.42) Gran Diccionario Oxford (p.64)

Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Resource Book Audio Cassettes

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Oxford English for Information Technology Second edition

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English for students specializing in ICT at universities, or on vocational training courses. ◆

Jon Naunton, Mark Tulip & John Hughes

Intermediate to Upper-Intermediate

This new edition, with revised material which keeps users up-to-date in this fast moving industry, revises and practises grammar and functions relevant to the needs of IT specialists. Appropriate for higher-level vocational training courses or students studying Information Technology at university.

Workshop (Information Technology) (p.45) Oxford Student’s Dictionary (p.65) Oxford Advanced Learner´s Dictionary (p.64)

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Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD

ENGLISH TECHNICIANS AND TECHNOLOGY STUDENTS

CEF B1-B2

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Oxford English for Electrical and Mechanical Engineering

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Oxford Wordpower Dictionary (p.65) NEW Oxford English Grammar Course Intermediate (p.74) Workshop (Engineering) (p.45)

Coverage of all four skills with up-to-date technical content. ◆

up-to-date interviews with students and practising engineers. Topics include safety at work, engineering design, automated systems, robotics, process Eric H. Glendinning

control and CAD.

& Norman Glendinning

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Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD

ENGLISH FOR TECHNICIANS AND MECHANICAL ENGINEERING STUDENTS

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Oxford English for Electronics Practice in all four skills for electronics students. ◆

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The course develops all four skills through varied activities and includes up-to-date interviews with students and people working in the industry.

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Authentic reading and listening passages from a wide variety of sources

Eric H. Glendinning & John McEwan Intermediate CEF B1

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NEW Oxford English Grammar Course Intermediate (p.74) Oxford Student’s Dictionary (p.65) Workshop (Information Technology) (p.45)

cover a large range of topics. The course is designed for easy

use by the non-specialist teacher.

ENGLISH FOR TECHNICIANS AND ELECTRONICS STUDENTS

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Student’s Book Answer Book Class Audio Cassette


1 Basic English for Computing A fully revised and updated edition of this popular low-level course. ◆

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A topic-centred course that covers key computing functions and develops

NEW EDITION Oxford Pocket Dictionary (p.63) Oxford Essential Dictionary (p.65) NEW Oxford English Grammar Course Basic (p.74)

learners’ competence in all four skills. Graded specialist content is combined with key functional language and lexis. The Teacher’s Book provides

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full support for the non-specialist, with background information on computing

content, and an answer key.

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Eric H. Glendinning & John McEwan ENGLISH FOR TECHNICIANS AND COMPUTING STUDENTS

Elementary - Pre-Intermediate

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Workshop

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Workbooks which offer practical English lessons for students in vocational training. ◆

Resource Books for Teachers (p.97) Essential Business Grammar & Practice (p.48) Oxford Essential Dictionary (p.65)

Four areas of study: Business and Commerce, Engineering, Tourism Components

and Catering and Information Technology. Each book provides approximately 28 45-minute lessons to use in any order to suit

Student’s Book

the main coursebook. Free, downloadable Teacher’s Notes are available. Neil Wood, Lindsay White & Dinos Demetriades

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Oxford Handbook of Legal Correspondence

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NEW Oxford English Grammar Course Intermediate (p.74) Gran Diccionario Oxford (p.64) Oxford Word Skills - Intermediate (p.73)

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The essential reference guide to writing legal correspondence for non-native speakers. ◆

Rupert Haigh

This handbook contains all the information for non-native speakers who need to write effective legal correspondence, including models for emails, letters, faxes, memos, file notes and CVs. Case studies modelled on real correspondence are included. Suitable for use in class, the office or at home.

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LEGAL ENGLISH

Intermediate - Advanced

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Oxford Handbook of Commercial Correspondence

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Oxford Advanced Learner´s Dictionary (p.64) NEW Oxford English Grammar Course Advanced (p.74) Oxford Word Skills - Advanced (p.73)

The revised and updated reference guide to writing business correspondence. ◆

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This handbook includes all the information needed to handle enquiries, banking, insurance, personnel and social correspondence. It improves users’ written style by explaining the language of business correspondence.

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Handbook Workbook

The structure and style of all kinds of business correspondence is examined. Intermediate - Advanced CEF B1-C1

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Business Result

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Business Result gives students the communication skills they need for immediate use at work.

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Business Result helps those who need to communicate better in English at work, by teaching a range of business communication skills. A ‘can-do’

approach with a list of outcomes in every unit shows students the language

Oxford Handbook for Language Teachers (Teaching Business English) (p.100) Resource Books for Teacher´s (p.97) Business Grammar & Practice (p.48) Workshop (Business and Commerce) (p.45) Oxford Business English Dictionary for learners of English (p.69)

and skills they will learn. Kate Baade, Michael

Duckworth, David Grant, Christopher Holloway, Jane

The Expert View: tips and advice from the Cranfield School

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Student’s Book Pack Teacher’s Book Pack Class Audio CDs

and applies professional theory to real situations.

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The free Interactive Workbook on CD-ROM supports independent learning with additional exercises and texts – plus email practice, an interactive

Elementary, Pre-Intermediate,

phrasebank and business glossary to help students personalise their learning

Intermediate, UpperIntermediate, Advanced

to people at all levels of the organization – not just international managers.

of Management introduces an authoritative business perspective,

Hudson, John Hughes, Jon Rebecca Turner

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The communicative syllabus covers business language relevant

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The Teacher’s Book with DVD offers a complete training package for more effective business English teaching.

CEF A1-C1

COMMERCIAL ENGLISH

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Express

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A series of short specialist courses for different professions, work skills, and industries. ◆

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The Express series is ideal for students in employment, who want

NEW Oxford English Grammar Course Intermediate (p.74) Oxford Study Dictionary (p.64) Oxford Advanced Learner´s Dictionary (p.64)

to communicate better in English. The books are divided into three sub-series: Components

Work Skills, Professions and Industries. These short, intensive courses can be completed in 25-30 hours. Titles in the Express series can be used Simon Campbell, Rebecca Chapman, Sue Ellis, Terence Gerighty, Lothar Gutjahr, Evan Frendo, David Gordon

in a variety of ways: as stand-alone courses, for self-study using the interactive Multi-ROM, or alongside a coursebook. Titles available: ◆

Smith, Sylee Gore, Marion Grussendorf, Marie Kavanagh, Sean Mahoney, Pat Pledger, Rosemary Richey & Kenneth

Thomson Intermediate - Advanced CEF B1-C1

Work skills: English for Emails English for Presentations English for Telephoning

English for Meetings English for Socializing English for Negotiating

Professions: English for Accounting English for Human Resources English for Sales and Purchasing

English for Customer Care English for Marketing and Advertising English for Legal Professions

Industries: English for the Automobile Industry English for Aviation English for Cabin Crew English for the Energy Industry English for Logistics English for Telecoms English for the Pharmaceutical Industry

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Student’s Book with Multi-ROM Pack


1 International Express Interactive edition

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New, interactive edition of the best-selling course for adult professional learners. ◆

International Express has a proven formula that combines general English

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with business situations, giving students the functional English they need to work, travel, and socialise. Each level comes with a Multi-ROM which

Liz Taylor, Alastair Lane, Keith Harding & Adrian Wallwork Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate

gives students self-study material they can personalise, including an interactive

wordbank, and dictation and language practice activities. Lifestyle topics

and international contexts reflect the real needs and interests of working adults.

Oxford Business English Dictionary for learners of English (p.69) Oxford Word Skills - Basic (p.73) Oxford Handbooks for Language Teachers (Teaching Business English) (p.100)

Student’s Book with Pocket Book and Multi-ROM Workbook with Audio CD Teacher’s Resource Book Class Audio CDs

Extra photocopiable materials are available in the Teacher’s Resource Book and on the website www.oupe.es.

CEF A2-B2

COMBINING GENERAL AND COMMERCIAL ENGLISH

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Business one:one

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The first business course specifically designed for one-to-one teaching and learning. ◆

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Business one:one optimizes teaching time by encouraging teacher

Workshop (Business and Commerce) (p.45) Business Grammar & Practice (p.48) Oxford Advanced Learner´s Dictionary (p.64)

and learner to work together as equal partners. Students identify Components

their needs quickly and easily, and teachers can build a personalised syllabus. The three levels cover a variety of core business skills such as dealing with people, projects and meetings. It also provides techniques

Rachel Appleby, John Bradley,

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and tips on travelling, socialising and communicating by telephone

Brian Brennan, Jane Hudson,

Student’s Book with Muti-ROM Teacher’s Book Class Audio CDs

and email. A fully-integrated Multi-ROM includes extra listening material,

Nina Leeke & Jim Scrivener

email practice and language tests for individual study between classes.

Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate +, Advanced CEF A2-C1

ONE-TO-ONE OR VERY SMALL CLASSES

COMMERCIAL ENGLISH

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Business Venture

NEW LEVEL

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The 3rd edition of this short business English course. ◆ ◆

Business Venture teaches students to communicate using American and international English for a range of business situations. The course

Oxford Business English Dictionary for learners of English (p.69) Essential Business Grammar and Practice (p.48) Test it Fix It Business Grammar (p.77)

also helps students who are preparing for the TOEIC® test with tips, tactics, and practice.

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The third edition of Business Venture includes increased flexibility

Roger Barnard, Jeff Cady,

in the modular unit structure, more clarity in the unit layout and 20 pages

Angela Buckingham, Michael

of additional practice for students taking the TOEIC® test. The level

Duckworth & Grant Trew

is appropriate for in-work professionals beginning English, or for students

Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate CEF A1-A2

Student Book Pack with Audio CD Workbook Teacher’s Guide

on vocational training courses. ◆

NEW level for 2011: Business Venture - Beginner AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH

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Essential Business Grammar & Practice

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Oxford Business English Dictionary for learners of English (p.69) Oxford Word Skills - Basic (p.73) Workshop Business and Commerce (p.45)

Elementary-level explanations and examples of grammar in a business context. ◆

Michael Duckworth

Clear, simple explanations of grammar points appropriate for Elementary and Pre-Intermediate learners. The practice activities are focused on accuracy and the authentic source material provides contexts relevant to adult learners’ needs. End-of-unit sections allow students to personalise key grammar. GRAMMAR

Elementary - Pre-Intermediate

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Business Grammar & Practice

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A grammar reference guide for professional adults, now revised and updated. ◆

Oxford Word Skills - Intermediate (p.73) Oxford Advanced Learner´s Dictionary (p.64) Really learn 100 phrasal verbs for business (p.77)

Detailed explanations of the key grammar areas are illustrated by contextualised examples. Practice activities focus on accuracy. The authentic source material encourages learners to develop and expand their business vocabulary as well as grammatical competence.

Michael Duckworth GRAMMAR

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Business Basics International edition

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Includes new contexts focusing on a wide range of international organisations

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and individuals, which provide up-to-date content and a less Anglo-centric approach. Now with completely new audio recordings with predominantly North American voices, but including a wide range of non-native accents.

David Grant & Robert McLarty

AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH

Elementary

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Business Objectives International edition

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A new edition of the best-selling business English course. ◆

Lower-Intermediate CEF Low B1

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CEF A1

Vicki Hollett

NEW EDITION Oxford Pocket Dictionary (p.63) NEW Oxford English Grammar Course Basic (p.74)

An updated edition of Oxford’s best-selling business English course. ◆

Workshop (Business & Commerce) (p.45)

This new edition has up-to-date content as well as a fresh, contemporary design and a less Anglo-centric approach whilst retaining the organisation and key features of the successful original version. Ideal for learners who work in an international environment or who need to use North American English. AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL ENGLISH

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Oxford Study Dictionary (p.64) Oxford Practice Grammar (p.74) Text it Fix it Business Vocabulary (p.73)

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Student’s Book with Audio CD Pack Workbook Teacher’s Book Audio CD


1 Business Opportunities

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Clear presentation and practice of essential business language. First Prize English Speaking Union’s Duke of Edinburgh Book Competition

Vicki Hollett, Anna & Terry Phillips

A consistent use of authentic materials from real companies provides the everyday language and structures which learners need in specific professional situations. The course focuses on listening and speaking, with frequent role plays and conversation-based activities. ‘Learner training’ pages promote learner independence.

& Michael Duckworth

COMMUNICATION

Intermediate

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Test it Fix it Buisness Grammar (p.77) Really learn 100 phrasal verbs for business (p.77) Oxford Wordpower Dictionary (p.65) Express (English for Meetings) (p.46)

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Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book

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Business Focus A contemporary, highly practical language course for professional adults. ◆

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Workshop (Business and Commerce) (p.45)

NEW EDITION Oxford Pocket Dictionary (p.63) NEW Oxford English Grammar Course Basic (p.74)

This is a genuine foundation business English course, with a carefully graded syllabus. 100 hours of teaching material, supported by a further

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100 hours of self-study materials on CD-ROM, on audio CD, in the Student’s Book and Workbook and online. The course focuses on oral

David Grant, John Hughes &

skills and language of immediate practical use.

Robert McLarty

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Student’s Book with CD-ROM Pack Workbook with Audio CD Pack Teacher’s Book Class Audio CD

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Business Vision The essential reference guide to writing legal correspondence for non-native speakers. ◆

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The intermediate grammar syllabus gives students the structured language

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input they need to improve confidence and competence. Skills work covers communication techniques as well as functional language. Listening skills and pronunciation syllabus to improve students’ ability to understand natural speech.

Adrian Wallwork

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Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CDs

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Business Options

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Units can be used in any order to give maximum flexibility and to match scenarios inside the workplace as well as social exchanges. Speech production tasks help students to sound confident and thus communicate COMMUNICATION

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Business Grammar & Practice (p.48) Express (English for Telephoning) (p.46) Oxford Advanced Learner´s Dictionary (p.64)

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the specific requirements and availability of students. They include formal

Adrian Wallwork

Oxford Business English Dictionary for learners of English (p.69) Express (English for Emails) (p.46) Express (English for Presentations) (p.46)

Student’s Book Workbook Teacher’s Book Class Audio CDs

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