This reference book contains concise coverage of the most essential grammatical structures in Business English as well as different levels of practice focusing on those issues that are particularly difficult for speakers of Dutch. In addition, there is an extensive skills section on a wide range of communicative functions, from agreeing and disagreeing to chairing discussions and managing the Q&A at the end of a presentation. Special attention is paid to pronunciation and the use of language resources. Finally, the reference book includes a vocabulary section featuring both a basic list and more specialized glossaries.
Learners can use this reference book to support their study of the course book or for stand-alone study.
GEERT JACOBS, ADRIAAN D'HAENS, OLAF DU PONT, MIEKE ROSSELLE, ASTRID VANDENDAELE and KRISTIN VAN DEN EEDE work in the Department of Linguistics at Ghent University, where they teach Business English at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration. They have also authored Get down to Business English (Acco 2005, 2008).