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Business English

CK English Aulas Particulares de inglês para negocios online no brasil

O inglês que falamos no trabalho muitas vezes pode ser bem diferente do inglês que falamos enquanto socializamos, viajamos ou em casa. Portanto, para melhorar suas habilidades de comunicação para um ambiente de trabalho é preciso estudar, falar, ouvir e escrever em inglês que é comumente encontrado no ambiente de trabalho.

O curso CK English consiste em 3 níveis, começando no Upper-Intermediate e terminando no Advanced. Para fazer esses cursos, você precisa ter pelo menos um nível de inglês B1 ou um nível de inglês CK de 6.

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Upper Intermediate

Como todos os cursos da CK English, o foco será na conversação, mas incluirá gramática, leitura, compreensão auditiva, vocabulário e até escrita, se o aluno desejar incluir a escrita. O curso consiste em uma variedade de diferentes tópicos relacionados a negócios, de Marketing e Vendas a Empresas e Lidando com o Estresse.

Abaixo está um exemplo do que você pode esperar encontrar em uma aula de CK Business English, mas lembre-se de que você terá um livro digital que pode ser editado e escrito.

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01 - Careers


1. How ambitious are you?

2. Do you have a career plan? Where do you want to be in 10 years’ time?

3. Which of the following would you prefer to do?

a) work for one company during your career

b) work for several different companies

c) work for yourself

Vocabulary & Discussion

A: Match each activity to its corresponding area of work. Which of these areas do you work in or would you like to work in? Why? Why not?
1 making/manufacturing things                                                         a) Sales and Marketing
2 being in charge of people and running the organization              b) Finance
3 selling products or services                                                             c) Management
4 dealing with clients/consumers                                                      d) Human Resources (HR)
5 working with figures                                                                         e) Production
6 dealing with employees and training                                              f) Research and Development (R&D)
7 investigating and testing                                                                  g) Customer Service


B: What should you do to get ahead in your career?

Discuss each one with your teacher then choose the four most important tips from this list.  Try to agree on a final choice.

1 Change companies often.   

2 Use charm with your superiors.  

3 Attend all meetings.  

4 Go to your company's social functions. 

5 Be energetic and enthusiastic at all times.

6 Be the last to leave work every day.

7 Find an experienced person to give you help and advice.

8 Study for extra qualifications in your free time.


C: These phrases all include the word career. Match each of them to its correct meaning (a-f).
1 career move                              a) chances to start/improve your career
2 career break                              b) ideas you have for your future career
3 career plan                                c) an action you take to progress in your career
4 career path                               d) a series of levels or steps in your working life
5 career ladder                            e) the direction your working life takes
6 career opportunities                f) a period of time away from your job to, for example, look after your children

Reading & Discussion

Some people seem to progress really fast in their careers making a big break and others more steadily.  

Read the story about “Virgil’s Fashion”.  And discuss the questions below the image.  

Remember that in your classes your teacher will take note of your mistakes in your digital book.

Click below to see what it looks like. 


Listen (1.1) to three people talking about their careers. Which person is at the beginning, middle and the end of their career?

1.CK English
00:00 / 00:47
2. CK English
00:00 / 00:51
3. CK English
00:00 / 00:56

Listen again. 

Which of the phrases with career in Exercise C does each person use? 

Which of the experiences do you think are common?

D: Complete the sentences below with the verbs: 

climb, decide, have, make, offer, take

1 Employees in large multinationals __ excellent career opportunities if they are willing to travel.

2 Some people __ a career break to do something adventurous like sailing round the world or going trekking in India.

3 One way to __ a career move is to join a small but rapidly growing company.

4 Certain companies __ career opportunities to the long-term unemployed or to people without formal qualifications.

5 Ambitious people often __ on a career plan while they are still at university.

6 In some industries, it can take a long time to __ the career ladder.


E: Look at these groups of words. Cross out the noun or noun phrase in each group which doesn't go with the verb in italics.

1 make    

a fortune / progress / a living / a training course


2 get  

progress / a promotion / a bonus / fired (AmE) / the sack (BrE)


3 earn

commission / a part-time job / money / $40,000 per year


4 do    

part-time work / a mistake / a nine-to-five job / your best


5 take

a pension / an opportunity / time off / early retirement


6 work    

flexitime / anti-social hours / overtime / an office job


F: Complete each of these sentences with the appropriate form of a word partnership from Exercise E.

1 In banking, you can __ with the big bonuses and retire at 35.

2 When you __, you can arrange your own schedule, so this is very convenient when you have children.

3 People who work in sales often have the opportunity to __ on top of a basic salary.

4 Luke is ambitious and does not want to be a sales assistant all his life. In fact, he hopes to __ and become Assistant Manager very soon.

5 Many students __ when they are at university because it fits in with their studies.

6 Goran is 59, but he does not want to __. In fact, he is taking on more work!

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