Business Essentials

The key skills for vocational and professional English

Welcome to the Business Essentials B1 Teacher’s Site. This short course will take your students through the essential skills for using English at work. They will learn functional language that will help them to perform effectively in English in the workplace. The course is divided into six modules which cover: Telephone and email; Guests and visitors; Presenting; Graphs and tables; Business writing, and Job applications. Reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills are practised in equal measure, and in a variety of professional contexts. Audio and video content, which is integrated within the course, is supplied on the DVD that accompanies the Student Book.

B1 Answer Key PDF ( 592 KB )

This key includes the answers to all of the activities in the Student Book, including the BEC Preliminary Practice Test.

B1 Teaching Guide PDF ( 313 KB )

This Teaching Guide provides step-by-step notes for each of the lessons in the Student Book. The notes will help you if you need extra support in teaching Business English or in setting up the activities.

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