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How to choose the correct Business English style

Kirjoittanut: Rytkönen Claire on 22.2.2018 16:12

Rule of thumb : French for the head and German for the heart!

Choosing low familiar style or high formal style English can make a big difference in business - depending on which audience you are targeting. Terms have come to represent high style and official use, while Germanic origin terms have a more informal and emotional effect. Official and legal documents use more French origin terms. Those creating emotional content such as the media, advertisers, and artists use more Germanic vocabulary to maximise impact.

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Aiheet: kielikoulutus, bisneskulttuuri, communication, tactics, conversation, politeness, ääntäminen

Polite Conversation - 8 Key Tactics to Improve your Skills

Kirjoittanut: Rytkönen Claire on 11.12.2017 12:46

Sometimes it’s difficult to find something to talk about with foreign guests. You are responsible for dealing with them and you must create a good impression but how do you entertain them and look after them ? Most importantly how do you keep the conversation flowing ?

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Aiheet: english, politeness, conversation, tactics, communication