Business English Texts and Articles

Free Business English lessons with texts, articles and exercises to practice English for work. The best way to master a new language is to practice it regularly, and the following Business English sections will help anyone interested in becoming fluent do so, all while mastering terms and phrases commonly used in business today. These texts were made specifically for students learning Business English, and besides being interesting and informative, they include exercises and questions that assure that readers learn as much as possible.

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Business vocabulary and commonly used phrases are also detailed in the texts, and all this information - including the texts themselves, the vocabulary, and the questions - can be downloaded for free in PDF form, to be studied at a later time. These Business English sections are sure to help readers enhance their understanding of the English language and be prepared for work and interaction in finance, economics, HR, marketing, and more.


Business

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Business People

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Henry Ford – Lean Manufacturing?start »
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Communication

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Business email writing
The role of email and technology in one's professional life.
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Business phone calls
Phone conversations in the business world.
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Small talk
Small talk to take a break from work.
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Conversation on phone

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Cancelling a meeting
Sometimes, it is necessary to cancel an appointment to meet another obligation.
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Leaving a message
The importance of leaving a good message.
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Returning a phone callDIALOGUE
Example of a typical business phone call in English.
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Setting up a meetingDIALOGUE
Example of a phone call to arrange a meeting.
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Corporate Governance

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Customer service

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Customer service: problem solving
We do not have what you need, but we can offer you something else.
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Handling customer complaints
Example of how to handle a customer complaint.
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Responding to serious customer complaints
How to calm down an irate customer on the phone.
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Economics

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Business Cycles
Business or economic cycles and their features.
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Competition
Competition in the corporate world.
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Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
How is the gross domestic product of a country calculated?
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Inflation
Why are today's prices higher than before?
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Supply and Demand
English text with examples on supply and demand.
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Unemployment
What is unemployment rate?
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Utility
Measuring customer satisfaction when obtaining a product.
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Entrepreneurship

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Finance and Investing

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Investing
Stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.
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The Stock Market
Only a few people really know what a stock market is and how it works.
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Human Resources (HR)

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Applying for jobs
Henry is searching for his dream job.
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Job interview
Example of a job interview in English.
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Soft Skills
The importance of soft skills in a professional environment.
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Miscellaneous

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