Key tips to improving your Business Englishdi Tom Roper
As we have seen before, at an organizational level, knowing and understanding Business English has become vitally important these days.
Whether communicating with upper-level management or pitching ideas to your clients.
Business English is playing an important role in the most effective communication. However, many people in the early stage of their career lack this skill at the start and face difficulties further down the line to establish themselves in a highly competitive market.
For this reason it is crucially important before you set off on your career journey, you should learn Business English.
In this article we will take a look at some key tips to help you improve your Business English, quickly:
1] Don’t be afraid to talk to yourself
Although it is one of the first signs of madness: A key first step to learning and improving English is to communicate in English rather than any other language, however it isn’t always possible with other people so start with yourself.
We usually tend to think and communicate in our mother tongue, but we should try to change this habit and switch to the English language.
This will allow you to be confident and able to speak in public too.
2] Read as many newspaper articles as possible
A newspaper can have various different sections, pick the most interesting piece of section for you and read it aloud.
Not only does this help to you keep updated but also improves your reading and writing skills.
Make reading newspapers daily a habit: Reading newspapers every day helps grow a strong vocabulary, as it has different ways of representing the same phrases and new words in it.
3] Try to speak English with your peers
Conversing in English with your peers, colleagues, friends is one of the best ways to learn to speak English.
Naturally, mistakes are bound to happen, however, the fear of making an error can lead to an inability to get over that psychological barrier. Removing any obstacles by speaking regularly with everyone and you won’t be able to stop yourself.
Gather the courage, push yourself and take the initiative to give it a start.
4] Learn new vocabulary aloud
In our minds, while we practice saying things in English, we often speak fluently, however, when it comes to communicating with people, in reality, it becomes difficult.
For this reason it is important to learn aloud, (by reading new words and phrases and saying them at the same time) doing this you will understand where you are facing difficulties, what are the difficult words to pronounce, and what needs improvement.
5] Focus on listening more
Your listening ability is one of the principal important skills, not only for English but for effective communication.
To learn anything, first, you need to be a good listener.
Listen to how people speak, listen to English language news for your region or globally, and watch English TV series and movies.
With all these sources, they will combine to help you learn new words, different pronunciations and quickly improve your English Language skills.
6] Let the mistakes happen
Elbert Hubbard once said: “the greatest mistake a man can ever make is to be afraid of making one.”
To improve your use of English, you should allow yourself to accept mistakes and learn from them. You should not be afraid of what will be the results. Getting over this psychological barrier will be the biggest step you can make in your English Language learning process.
So there we have it, 6 key tips to really improve your Business English and quickly. If you have enjoyed this article or found it useful, please leave a comment and let us know if there is anything you would like us to focus on next time.
15 Marzo 2023 a 9:13
Agree on all Your tips. Very useful articles. Thanks
15 Marzo 2023 a 13:09
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15 Marzo 2023 a 9:45
Thanks a lot for your article.
You have correctly resume what happen to me.
So I decide to write, even if I’m sure that I could make some mistakes writing my comment.
I should like if you can write something about fiscal matter. As you know, it’s always very difficult to explain to foreign people how Italian tax system runs.
Have a nice day!
15 Marzo 2023 a 13:34
Thanks Elena, I will attempt to write something about the Italian Tax system for foreigners!
Have a lovely day!
15 Marzo 2023 a 10:37
I found your article interesting.
15 Marzo 2023 a 13:29
Thanks Maria Teresa! I appreciate it! If you have anything in particular you would like us to look at, let us know!
15 Marzo 2023 a 11:02
Molto interessante; un invito ad “osare” senza alcuna inibizione.
Potrebbe essere la carta vincente.
15 Marzo 2023 a 13:11
I agree! This is why sometimes the best English we speak is after one spritz and that mental barrier is broken