Published on July 10, 2016
1. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 1 ©2016 Wham Media
2. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 2 ©2016 Wham Media BUSINESS ENGLISH ACE RADIO PROGRAM NOTES Episode #46 Date of Episode: April 19, 2016 Listen to Episode 46 now! SEGMENT I : Introduction Today's podcast is brought to you by audible.com – sign up for a free 30- day trial membership and choose your favorite audiobook for FREE. You can’t lose. Improve your English listening comprehension with audiobooks. Go to www.businessenglishace.com/audible and download your free audio book today to your iPhone, Android, Kindle or mp3 player. ________________________________________________________ Hello and Welcome to Episode 46 of Business English Ace Radio I am H. E. Colby, a seasoned English instructor and author of the Business English Ace blog at http://www.businessenglishace.com/. You’re tuned into the podcast devoted to helping you take your English fluency to the next level.
3. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 3 ©2016 Wham Media Thanks for being joining me in our virtual classroom every week. Without you, I would not have a podcast. In today’s lesson, you learn about the following: Erroneous English Question of the Week – Can you use the Third Conditional correctly? Business English Vocabulary Word of the Week – Fossil Fuel Business Collocation of the Week – Make Preparations Business Career Corner – Top 7 MBA Skills http://bit.ly/7mbaskills Business English Ace Blog Article Replay: Paragraphs – Transitions, Signposting http://bit.ly/transitions-signposting Twisted Business English of the Week – All Aboard Wabtec Are you ready for your free Business English lesson in your ear buds? Welcome to my classroom. Class is now in session. SEGMENT II - Erroneous English Question You know important English grammar is to your success at school or office. We begin our show with our segment on Erroneous English. Think of the Business English Ace Radio show as your weekly English grammar lesson. Before our Tuesday podcast, I post the Erroneous English Question on BusinessEnglishAce.com. In Episode 45, your last Erroneous English Question you learned how to use Since and For correctly.
4. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 4 ©2016 Wham Media You can go back and listen to Episode 45 at www.businessenglishace.com/bear45. Our Erroneous English question this asks – Can you use Third Conditional correctly? A) If I had gone to Madrid, I had missed Vito's wedding. or B) If I had gone to Madrid, I would have missed Vito's wedding. I explain the correct English at the end of our class. SEGMENT III: Business English Ace Vocabulary A large vocabulary is an indicator of success not only at school or business, but in life in general. Join me every week on the podcast to strengthen your Business English lexicon. Our Business English Word of the Day is – Fossil Fuel. Fossil fuel is a noun that means - a fuel (such as coal, oil, or natural gas) that is formed in the earth from dead plants or animals. Example: Spain invested heavily in renewable energy like wind power to use less fossil fuels to help the environment. Fossil fuel is a noun that means - a fuel (such as coal, oil, or natural gas) that is formed in the earth from dead plants or animals. Be sure to study your vocabulary terms from the podcast. Every fifth word vocabulary term you have a quiz. We English teachers love our quizzes, right? In the last episode, Episode 45, you had quiz.
5. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 5 ©2016 Wham Media You may still download the word power quiz at bit.ly/vocabq8. Make sure to tell your friends to tune into Business English Ace Radio every week so they can boost their business vocabulary as well. SEGMENT IV Business English Ace Phrasal Verbs, Idioms, Collocation Tune in every week to increase your knowledge about business phrasal verbs, idioms, or collocations. Today you are going to learn the business collocation – make preparations. Get more Business English tips direct in your inbox + receive 3 bonuses today! Enroll in Business English Ace Academy. Go to businessnenglishace.com/1 Collocations are often difficult for students of English because there is often doubt about which verb to use. Make preparations means – to make plans or arrangements for something. EX: The local hospital made preparations for the hurricane in case the lights go out. So now you know how to use the business collocation – make preparations – in your business conversations and documents. Continue to expand your business vocabulary with every episode of the podcast. SEGMENT V Business English Career Corner Welcome to this week’s edition of Business English Career Corner where you get career advice.
6. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 6 ©2016 Wham Media It’s your turn to get your unfair advantage over colleagues and clients at the office or to help you prepare for a rewarding career if you are at the university. Are you studying your MBA at university or a seasoned professional? You may want to check out these 7 MBA skills. Two top MBA skills are entrepreneurship and strategic thinking. Entrepreneurship caused you to be creative in the international market while strategic thinking helps you be analytical and create a vision for yourself and your company. Read about the other 5 MBA skills in the article Top 7 MBA Skills at http://bit.ly/7mbaskills. I’ll put the link in the Class Notes for Episode 46 at http://www.businessenglishace.com/bear46. SEGMENT VI Business English Ace Blog Article Replay Every week I highlight an important past post on my blog, businessenglishace.com. This week we wrap up our focus on English writing. We talked about the structure of your paragraph in Episode 44 and the topic sentence of a paragraph in Episode 45 of the podcast. Today, you learn about writing transitions between your paragraphs and signposting for better organization. Go to read the article - Paragraphs – Transitions, Signposting at http://bit.ly/transitions-signposting. I’ll put the link in the Class Notes for Episode 46 at http://www.businessenglishace.com/bear46.
7. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 7 ©2016 Wham Media By the way, check out my new eBook – 13 Essential English Writing Lessons to learn more about how to polish your writing for success in the global economy. SEGMENT VII Business English Ace Twisted English Twisted English is when you and I examine an actual business news headline in English. But these news headlines have a twist. Headline writers often use expressions in the title of their articles – what I call Twisted English. In the last episode, Episode 45, you learned about the phrase: Take a Toll Get more Business English tips direct in your inbox + receive 3 bonuses today! Enroll in Business English Ace Academy. Go to businessnenglishace.com/1 You may go back and listen to Episode 45 at http://www.businessenglishace.com/bear45. Today’s headline in our Twisted English series is: All Aboard Wabtec What does the expression “all aboard” mean in a business context? The twist in the headline comes from joining the company, Wabtec – a maker of locomotives - with the expression all aboard used to call train passengers. Thus, the headline could be rewritten as Calling all investors to Wabtec. Make sure that you visit the Class Notes for this episode. Download the Class Notes at www.businessenglishace.com/bear46.
8. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 8 ©2016 Wham Media And that’s your Twisted English lesson of the week – All Aboard. Stay tuned for more Twisted Business English right here every week on Business English Ace Radio. SEGMENT VIII – Erroneous English Question Answer Ok, it´s time to answer our Erroneous English Question. Our Erroneous English question this asks – Can you use Third Conditional correctly? A) If I had gone to Madrid, I had missed Vito's wedding. or B) If I had gone to Madrid, I would have missed Vito's wedding. Use the Third Conditional to talk about unreal events in the past because past events cannot be changed. Thus, if you guessed B) If I had gone to Madrid, I would have missed Vito's wedding, you are correct! You can download the full presentation in the Class Notes at http://www.businessenglishace.com/bear46. Avoid Erroneous English – tune in every week for your free English grammar lesson. And tell your friends about Business English Ace Radio, too! SEGMENT IX/ Close In today’s lesson, you learned about the following: How to use since and for correctly. How to use the Third Conditional for correctly. Business English Vocabulary Word of the Week – Fossil Fuel
9. Business English Ace Radio – Class Notes 9 ©2016 Wham Media Business Phrasal Verb of the Week – Make Preparations Business Career Corner – 2 of 7 MBA Skills. Business English Ace Blog Article Replay: Transitions and Signposting in your paragraphs Twisted Business English of the Week – All Aboard Thanks for enhancing your Business English with me today on the podcast. For more English tips in your inbox, enroll in the Business English Ace Academy at www.businessenglishace.com/1 and get instant signing bonuses today! I’m so glad you chose to improve your English today on the podcast with me today. I am H. E. Colby. Now, I’ve got to go plan my classes for the next week. You are invited to listen to Episode 47. Until next week, Class Dismissed. Get more Business English tips direct in your inbox + receive 3 bonuses today! Enroll in Business English Ace Academy. Go to businessnenglishace.com/1