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Networking in English : informal communication in business / Barney Barrett and Pete Sharma.

By: Barrett, Barney.
Contributor(s): Sharma, Pete.
Publisher: Oxford, U.K. : Macmillan, 2010Description: 112 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm + 1 audio CD.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780230732506; 023073250X; 9780230732483; 0230732488; 9780230732490; 0230732496.Subject(s): English language -- Business English -- Textbooks for foreign speakersDDC classification: 428.24 LOC classification: PE1115 | .B37 2010
Contents:
1. Basics -- Talking about you and your life -- Asking and answering questions -- Talking about your company and business -- Greetings, introductions and goodbyes -- 2. Vocabulary -- Talking about free time and travel -- Talking about your town and country -- Food and drink -- Talking about jobs and work -- 3. Socializing --Likes, dislikes and preferences -- Invitations -- Making requests, offers, and recommendations -- Opinions: agreeing and disagreeing -- 4. Socializing -- Going out for a drink -- At a restaurant -- At a conference -- Meeting and greeting visitors -- 5. Communicating accurately -- Describing, comparing and talking about the best -- Talking about the present and using modals -- Talking about the past -- Talking about the future an speculating -- 6. Learning to listen -- Being a good listener -- Listening for the general idea -- Listening for specific information -- Listening : pronunciation -- 7. Networking skills -- Making small talk -- Active listening -- Managing a conversation -- Checking and clarifying -- 8. Understanding different cultures -- Talking about your country: festivals and etiquette -- Body language ---Taboo areas and humour -- Attitudes to time and meetings across cultures -- 9 Vocabulary -- Talking about the arts -- Talking about sport -- Talking about news and the media -- Persuading and handling controversial topics.
Summary: "[This book] is for anyone who finds it hard to 'find the right words' when communicating informally in the workplace." -- Back cover.
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1. Basics -- Talking about you and your life -- Asking and answering questions -- Talking about your company and business -- Greetings, introductions and goodbyes -- 2. Vocabulary -- Talking about free time and travel -- Talking about your town and country -- Food and drink -- Talking about jobs and work -- 3. Socializing --Likes, dislikes and preferences -- Invitations -- Making requests, offers, and recommendations -- Opinions: agreeing and disagreeing -- 4. Socializing -- Going out for a drink -- At a restaurant -- At a conference -- Meeting and greeting visitors -- 5. Communicating accurately -- Describing, comparing and talking about the best -- Talking about the present and using modals -- Talking about the past -- Talking about the future an speculating -- 6. Learning to listen -- Being a good listener -- Listening for the general idea -- Listening for specific information -- Listening : pronunciation -- 7. Networking skills -- Making small talk -- Active listening -- Managing a conversation -- Checking and clarifying -- 8. Understanding different cultures -- Talking about your country: festivals and etiquette -- Body language ---Taboo areas and humour -- Attitudes to time and meetings across cultures -- 9 Vocabulary -- Talking about the arts -- Talking about sport -- Talking about news and the media -- Persuading and handling controversial topics.

"[This book] is for anyone who finds it hard to 'find the right words' when communicating informally in the workplace." -- Back cover.

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