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App Review – Speak Business English I & II

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 @ 10:08 AM
posted by Jo

Speak Business English I & II 

The Speak Business English I & Speak Business English II Apps offer English learners the ability to speak like a professional in the workplace.  If you are unsure what ‘break even’, ‘in the red’ or ‘an educated guess’ mean, then these Apps are for you.  Each Application provides a series of everyday business scenarios, such as talking about a new project, motivating co-workers, talking about company strategy and many more. With each scenario there is a dialogue to read and listen to, with many useful business expressions and idioms throughout.  You can click on each expression to see a definition as well as example sentences.   read more

App Review – Business English Power Verbs

Saturday, August 4, 2012 @ 04:08 PM
posted by Jo

Business English Power Verbs 

This App for iPhone, iPad, iPod or Android Phones will teach you 101 business English verbs, which are likely to impress any employer or client. The app allows you to not just learn the words, but to know them. It achieves this through a number of methods. First of all, you can begin to learn these useful verbs through interactive flashcards. You can click on a sound icon to hear the word read aloud, or click on the word and view a definition along with two example sentences.  You can add any of the words to your own personal study set. This enables you to learn the words in groups or sets, or to spend extra time on any words you find difficult. read more

App Review – Speak English like an American

Friday, August 3, 2012 @ 04:08 PM
posted by Jo

Speak English like an American App

This is a nice, interactive application for learning natural American English.  The App consists of 25 lessons, each containing a typical everyday scenario with a written and spoken dialogue between two people. I found the spoken voice to be very clear, at a good pace and with an easy-to-understand American accent. Throughout the text there are useful idioms and expressions which you can click on to get a definition.

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