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With hundreds of specialized resources dedicated to the world of work, onestopenglish has all you need to help you develop your students' business skills while keeping your classes engaging and thought-provoking.

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In this section you'll find materials and lesson plans to get your students prepared for real work scenarios and introduce them to business-related language and grammar, as well as tips and ideas on a range of teaching techniques used in business English classes. And, if you need to keep your lessons topical, our Business Spotlight series provides the perfect solution: based on articles from Business Spotlight, it covers a range of stimulating professional topics, from honesty in job interviews to the challenges of self-employment – and we add a new one every month!

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Business Spotlight: When Superman died

This lesson, which is based on an article from Business Spotlight, focuses on the well-known comic figure, Superman, and the creators’ daring decision to kill him off to improve sales. Students can study a text about Superman, discuss comic books, superpowers and related merchandise, and give a presentation.

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This month it's all about sales.

Business Basics: Ordering a service or product

In this lesson by Rosemary Richey, students practise language related to describing products and services in a sales context. Exercises include: completing information from an IT website, asking and answering questions, and writing a service profile.

ESP bank: Sales: Sales talk

Students practise and expand vocabulary and phrases associated with basic sales contact and promotion strategy

Selling yourself

This lesson, which is based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about how to brand and sell yourself at work. Teacher’s notes include advice on setting homework tasks. Student activities include exercises on key words, expressions and question word order.

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