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If you have any suggestions for additional links or categories of link, we would certainly be very interested in hearing from you. Please help us build this list of resources for all of our members. Contact us at: [email protected].

 

Please bear with us as we verify all the links and collate all these great resources. We wanted to make them available to you quickly.

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Case studies

www.businesscasetudies.co.uk 

http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Daly-CaseStudies/

https://guides.library.ubc.ca/businesscases/free 

https://hbsp.harvard.edu/cases/

 

Pronunciation

https://youglish.com

www.tubequizard.com

 

Online publisher materials (free resources):

Express Publishing Teacher resources:

https://www.teachers-corner.co.uk/

 

OUP – free Business English material in the Oxford Teachers Club:
https://elt.oup.com/teachersclub/?cc=de&selLanguage=dehttps://www.teachers-corner.co.uk/

 

Business Spotlight and Spotlight:  (limited time offer)

Spotlight Verlag is making its digital archive — including Business Spotlight and Spotlight — available free of charge to teachers/trainers for four weeks. This gives access to the magazines, exercises booklets, audio and teaching supplements. To get access to the archive, send an email to [email protected]The archive will then be opened for four weeks. The offer ends automatically.

 

Cambridge UP has released free versions of books until the end of May:  (may be closed due to high demand)
https://www.cambridge.org/core/what-we-publish/textbooks?fbclid=IwAR351HEEVg1LycfD1l3w32R-o_fkjc6yhIHrOkhBz2i-h-ajVvsFoRHpGhQ

 

Cengage/NGL offers something similar:
https://ngl.cengage.com
BE lessons can be found here:

https://www.ngllife.com/content/business-writing-worksheets

 

Pearson provides online resources here:

covid19-online-English-teaching-learning
https://www.pearson.com/english/professional-development/covid19.html

 

 

Cornelsen’s helpful website for teachers:

www.cornelsen.de/ewb-digital

 

Macmillan’s website has links to free resources and a variety of material linked to their coursebooks:

http://www.businessenglishonline.net/
Macmillan has also opened up onestopenglish.com until the end of June for teachers to search and download materials for free

Teach from home  (temporary free site)

 

Writing

https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/john-humphrys-lost-for-words-5350586.html

http://www.plainenglish.co.uk

https://owl.purdue.edu

Wiktionary:Academic_word_list

www.vocabkitchen.com

https://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/06/50-free-resources-that-will-improve-your-writing-skills/

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Mentoring

Helen Strong will help with a one-hour coaching session. “If anyone in my network feels they would benefit from speaking to a professional coach right now, please contact me. I can offer a 60-min session (online via Zoom) free of charge to help you make sense of how you’re feeling during this challenging period.” Contact Helen at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/helenstrong/

 

EAP, ESAP and General English | Garnet Education

Garnet Education is currently offering a 40% discount on online ebooks: https://www.garneteducation.com
For further details, please email [email protected]

 

E-Lessons

https://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/resources/adults/english-business

 

Intercultural competence

Videos

Tom Selleck eating in Japan:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=029kdjdasyM

Group dynamics:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BgRoiTWkBHU

HSBC Young Leaders
https://youtu.be/qRFzZcXV3UI

Marketing failures
http://smallbusiness.chron.com/examples-company-failure-due-cultural-mistakes-70712.html
https://articles.bplans.com/the-biggest-marketing-blunders-of-all-time/

The HSBC videos:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=hsbc+funny+culture+ads

Dutch videos:
https://youtu.be/0EjyS6PP-Ro
https://youtu.be/P0R0TekFf-A

Chinese laundry video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Few8kJ0zfnY&feature=youtu.be

Lufthansa’s more Indian than you think:
https://youtu.be/zS81by4_Qn4
https://youtu.be/g_pNIkP9wWo

Morning Glory on power distance and corporate culture:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s9lWUqraDoU

Scene from Outsourced (US business guy in India):
https://youtu.be/oFf4F9gao6M

Business Cultures Introductions:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLj89bJpozA

Video on meeting Japanese/US guyss:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2h4OOQ1it0

Gestures around the world:
https://youtu.be/qCo3wSGYRbQ

Fons Trompenaars TED talk:
https://youtu.be/hmyfjKjcbm0

Valerie Hoeks – Cultural difference in business
https://youtu.be/VMwjscSCcf0

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High and low context:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKViQSnW-UA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SAW8s9AsI_Y

Scene from Too Big To Fail (US/Korea):
https://youtu.be/96sNPk2tG4I

 

Special: Unconscious bias

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-38751307

http://inclusion-nudges.org/

https://implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/

http://www.worldvaluessurvey.org/wvs.jsp

https://www.gallup.com/analytics/241961/gallup-global-emotions-report-2018.aspx

webdoc.sub.gwdg.de

https://www.amazon.de/Blindspot-Hidden-Biases-Good-People/dp/0345528433

https://www.alliance-editeurs.org/?lang=en

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-46968750

 

Books and articles

Book on Japanese culture and behaviour:
https://books.google.co.jp/books?id=g8-BGRKwWXoC&pg=PA158#v=onepage&q&f=false

India’s sacred cows (cultural change):
india-s-sacred-cow-now-threatens-an-83-billion-dairy-industry

Business English books containing IC material:
Business Partners (LTP)
Business Result series (Oxford)
Business Skills series (Cambridge, e.g. Dynamic Presentations)
Leading People, Managing Change (Steve Flinders, Delta Publishing)
Effective International Business Communication (Bob Dignen, Collins)

Intercultural Competencies by Helen Duus Møllerskov
http://hansreitzel.dk/Kommunikation/Intercultural-competencies/9788741260549 

High and low context and activities:
https://www2.cortland.edu/dotAsset/c1a635f6-a099-4ede-8f15-79b86e315088.pdf

Miscellaneous 

https://www.businessballs.com/?fbclid=IwAR1PC5q9BzbaEWEJMSNEHQawCAQhm2eey108OE3zve57bL2HsM7gSTvJHs0

http://www.linguahouse.com/?fbclid=IwAR3OwmF9_1degU86zRArZzW_iKpkVA0x72vI677zBLMnyma0Z1pxM96qi9E

https://www.investopedia.com/financial-term-dictionary-4769738?fbclid=IwAR1BOd5T36pZwn3zmL4mb3v-WhurgPcacxLF1riAqIeC2SYaBvadlrB9q2U

https://guides.library.ubc.ca/businesscases/free?fbclid=IwAR3577Ppz01yFR93bqTAPKTr4p7XByzDhwTLkbTRCMfSdxjCPqrMKPnKNBo

https://www.mindtools.com/pages/main/communication_skills.htm?fbclid=IwAR3DhUT64o2ifTRlyLDI91GJSwRevN85CetonGINSqz1w7J7ZW29Ham5K5g

https://www.timeout.com/newyork/news/you-can-now-download-over-300-000-books-from-the-nypl-for-free-031820?fbclid=IwAR2DWmR3djxkJID-cb8sgefWFkg0-RMlW2LyUy6CWuDWkiVH0uUtwt0_rvo

http://www.freecollocation.com/?fbclid=IwAR1x81Ji0aQtGnDcIt6O2eXhz_yng2mcwyUutxQphD69V5lhyx4Tl8isrLQ

https://www.businessenglishsite.com/business-english-grammar-tests.html?fbclid=IwAR3QlFy2cVuUUQYZzHxwAY2y7LJLqoyH-t4qbD_LGszxGrVC9iZ2-gE0yRY

https://www.yourprimer.com/en/lesson-catalog/0?fbclid=IwAR1mcqxf5Gogo4NFl1xqpB-ayOit3TSfjSiDXwe5KnrRf7noxddYGxXYfeQ

https://www.youtube.com/user/AtGoogleTalks/featured?fbclid=IwAR2C53MkZJF6Iyn1HQQGgc8dCSKtNZ3XggDBgFbpmBMxsVyCuNDV7MovCFE

https://breakingnewsenglish.com/2003/200316-tourism-jobs-2.html?fbclid=IwAR1IJrJsz3xeBrpcpzEOIfFQ03jYVwmxX7BccSQwhoX7d4rzj3qwUpDmplY

https://breakingnewsenglish.com/2003/200318-hand-sanitiser.html?fbclid=IwAR2DWmR3djxkJID-cb8sgefWFkg0-RMlW2LyUy6CWuDWkiVH0uUtwt0_rvo

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