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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
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
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.
ESL Expeditious English
This is an English as a Second Language application designed to prepare learners for a job interview by offering guidance on the most popular job interview questions and answers used worldwide.
The free dictionary.com iPhone app has already been rising up the rankings with its high quality features including a database of nearly 1 million words and definitions, audio pronunciations, and popular word of the day. It also works without internet connection. Now, the app has released a new update which is brilliant for ESL learners…
Learn English – ESL claims to be a ”dazzling, thought provoking and fun English Language Learning application for the iPhone”. However, its basic features and dull approach to language learning does very little to dazzle and inspire…
Publisher’s Description: Millions of learners around the world owe their success in English to the best-selling grammar book, English Grammar in Use by Raymond Murphy. With English Grammar in Use Tests you can work on your grammar skills wherever you are and whenever you want. So what are you waiting for? Practice makes perfect!