This is part of a series of books, each with an accompanying cassette (available separately), which gives training in key business communication skills. Emphasis is placed on building awareness of language appropriateness and fluency in typical business interactions. The course systematically presents and practises language for arriving in a foreign country, making and furthering business contacts and entertaining. It also gives cultural tips. The listening material includes a range of British, American and non-native speakers to reflect English usage in the business world. (Models given are in British/American English).
Why is architect Frank Gehry's work notable? What principles should journalists be following today? What are the keys to owning a successful restaurant? You’ll find the answers to these and other questions in Contemporary Topics 2, by Ellen Kisslinger (Series Editor: Michael Rost), which features college lectures from several academic disciplines, including architecture, media studies, and culinary arts. Contemporary Topics 2 prepares students for the challenge of college lectures with practice in a wide range of listening, speaking and note-taking skills and strategies.