Die Redakteurin von Business Spotlight, Hildegard Rudolph, sagt dazu:
“Small talk is not small but essential for big business”
Small talk helps to build good relationships with business partners. This book by Deborah Capras contains key phrases for small talk in various business situations, dialogues and exercises, tips for improving your small talk skills, language explanations and online audio to check your pronunciation. For self-study and classroom use.
Für lockeren Small Talk auf Englisch
Englischer Small Talk ist eine Kunst für sich, denn oft kann hierbei der trockende Geschäftsalltag aufgelockert werden. Deborah Capras gibt Ihnen Tipps, wie Sie lockeren Englischen Small Talk führen können und zeigt welche Themen sich dazu besonders eignen. Natürlich gibt es zu jedem Thema die passenden Redewendungen gleich dazu. Mit vielen Beispielen.
Build key business relationships
Collins Small Talk gives you the confidence to start a conversation and transition into bigger conversation topics so that you are able to build relationships, develop business partnerships and be successful in business.
Learn the language to:
• Meet people for the first time
• Greet people in subsequent meetings
• Show and receive hospitality
• Deal with remote communication
• End a conversation
The book includes information on best practice and key phrases for students to refer to and practise saying out loud using online audio. Online audio also includes good and bad examples of authentic recordings of small talk for learners to listen to and assess.
Suitable for students whose level of English is Intermediate / CEF level B1 and higher.
Small Talk is part of Collins’ English for Business range of materials to help business people who need to use English frequently in their work. It is designed for people who are about to or already work for a foreign or multinational company, deal with overseas customers or travel for business.
Other titles in the Collins English for Business range:
Reading • Writing • Listening • Speaking • Key Business Skills • Business Grammar & Practice • Business Vocabulary in Practice • Effective International Business Communication
Deborah Capras is an experienced and respected Business English author, editor, trainer and teacher trainer. She has been working in the industry for over 20 years. In addition to her experience in business English training, she has also worked as the marketing manager for a European-Japanese company. She has written for Business Spotlight, Germany's leading magazine for learners of business English, since its launch in 2001 and has been the deputy editor of the magazine since 2009.