Perfect Phrases ESL Everyday Business by Natalie GastPerfect Phrases ESL Everyday Business by Natalie Gast

Perfect Phrases ESL Everyday Business

byNatalie Gast

Paperback | February 10, 2010

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Now you'll know what to say atthe right time in any situation

ESL specialist Natalie Gast knows from her experiencethat the workplace presents some unique situations. Inthis book she presents scenarios, business slang, andother linguistic issues that typical language texts don’tgo into--for example, how to break the ice with smalltalk or ask for clarification. These hundreds of phrases will help younot only survive but thrive in your chosen field.

Natalie Gast is the founder and principal of Customized Language Skills Training, a full-service language training company established in 1986. CLST, among other services, provides tailor-made, onsite ESL and ESL-related programs. Gast has a master’s degree in TESOL and had previously been a college instructor.
Title:Perfect Phrases ESL Everyday BusinessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:February 10, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071608389

ISBN - 13:9780071608381


Table of Contents

Preface/How To Use This Book
Part I - The Global Work Force
Find a Mentor
Observe, Observe, and Then Observe Some More
Ask Questions and Listen to the Answers
Avoid Saying, "In My Country, We . . . "
Part II - Small TalkInteracting in a Small Group
Giving and Accepting Compliments
Giving, Accepting, and Refusing Invitations
PART III - Using the Telephone
Speak Up and Speak Out
Your Voice Mail
Leaving Messages
Speaking with Someone Who Is Difficult to Understand
Speaking with Someone Who Has Difficulty Understanding You
PART IV - Presenting Yourself
Before You Present
How to Say It
Answering Questions
Part V - Networking within Your Organization and Beyond
Whom Do You Know?
How To Network
Part VI - Stress At Work
What Is Stress
Use The Good Stress
Lose the Bad Stress
Part VII - Directions
Directions on the Job
Giving and Following Directions To Get Somewhere
Other Directions To Consider
Appendix - American Business Culture in a Nutshell