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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: Should taxi apps be regulated?

This lesson, which is based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about Uber, a new company that is competing in more and more cities with existing taxi companies. Students can discuss their experiences of taking taxis, study a taxi-app firms text with a partner, study phrasal verbs and expressions from the text, and take part in a discussion about taxis.

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This month we're looking to the future.

Business Top Trumps: Lesson 10: Setting personal goals

In the tenth lesson to accompany the Business Top Trumps card game, students can talk about setting and achieving work-based goals, how happy they are in their work, and what changes could be made to improve their performance.

Planning the future

In this lesson, which is based on an article from Business Spotlight magazine, two students, who have decided to study abroad, talk about matters that are important to them, such as tuition fees and future job prospects. Teacher's notes cover strategies for reading for detail. Student activities include filling in a table with information from the article and rewriting parts of the dialogue.

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