BLOG 4 PART 2 Emails and Letters | Greetings, Closings and new phrases

BLOG 4  PART 2  Emails and Letters | Greetings, Closings and new phrases
This is Part 2 of Emails and Letters | Greetings, Closings and new phrases Now that we have reviewed greetings and closings and learned a few new phrases in PART 1, let’s move on to some helpful tips. I also recommend adding a closing, wrap up* sentence after the body and before the closing sign-off. This sums up* the main points of the message or gives clear direction and next steps*. He...
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BLOG 4 PART 1 Emails and Letters | Greetings, Closings and New Phrases

BLOG 4  PART 1 Emails and Letters | Greetings, Closings and New Phrases
There are many websites and forums that advise on business emails and letters. This blog is beneficial to advanced esl (English as a Second Language) business people because I often explain the origin of the many expressions we use. To me, some are far too traditional and formal for this century, while others are much too casual and try hard to come off as* cool and modern. My tastes are som...
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‘EXPRESSIONS’ BLOG 3 Business Meeting Favorites

‘EXPRESSIONS’ BLOG 3  Business Meeting Favorites
This week, instead of focusing on one word and the many phrases created with that word, I prefer a change of pace and focus on my client’s ‘Business Meeting Favorites.’ I have clients who speak English well and took all the right classes. Yet even in a professional environment they struggle with natural conversation skills, fast-talkers and numerous phrases. When they tell me they attend meetin...
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BLOG 2 Phrases using the word ‘GROUND’ in Business Conversation

BLOG 2 Phrases using the word ‘GROUND’ in Business Conversation
Hello again. Today we will work with the word ground. Even I am surprised how many phrases there are using the word ‘ground’. Many of them are used in business, and for good reason. Out of the examples below, most of them benefit from this helpful background explanation. Imagine a flat area of ground. The trees and rocks are gone. It has been leveled smooth and will be a construction site. A...
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Business ‘Sport’s’ Expressions ‘Give me Ballpark Estimate’

Business ‘Sport’s’ Expressions ‘Give me Ballpark Estimate’
Hello. I’m Eve Bollin and I’m excited to post my first blog for EBCbridges-your ESL bridge to Business Consulting and Communications. It wasn’t until I had ESL clients from Asia to Europe and from Africa to India, that I understood the difficulty in professionally operating in a phrase-heavy English-speaking environment. This blog will provide weekly phrases with easy explanations. I have ...
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