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Business Partner B2 Coursebook with Digital Resources

Business Partner B2 Coursebook with Digital Resources ISBN: 9781292233567
British English

Business Partner B2 Coursebook with Digital Resources

Series: Business Partner
Author: Rosenberg, Marjorie et al
Publisher: Pearson ELT
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781292233567
Publication Date: 2018
Level: B2 Upper Intermediate
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The new, eight-level course that teaches business English and business skills

Business Partner gives students the practical training they need to bridge the gap between the classroom and the world of work. It helps learners to make measurable progress in learning English while helping to make them more employable.

Business Partner does not assume any knowledge of the workplace, and is designed for students with no work experience. It also provides many suggestions and alternative w....
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ays to use the material for those students already in work.

Each level is written to a syllabus based on the Global Scale of English Learning Objectives for Professional English to help learners evaluate their progress.

Real Life Business Content:

• Authentic video content introduces unit topics, exposing students to real English and the sorts of issues they may encounter in their careers.

• Financial Times articles provide reading practice to build on the topics discussed in the videos, further exposing students to authentic English.

• Students work on case studies that allow them to practise their business and communication skills in realistic professional contexts.

Building Communicative and Business Skills:

• The course builds two sets of skills - communication and practical business skills - which students practise together in the business workshop case studies.

• Practical skills training include negotiating, presenting, building relationships and small talk.

• An innovative video-based training programme helps build the communication skills, including supporting teamwork, listening actively, collaborating, solving problems, and influencing.

Building Language Skills:

• Students acquire functional language and practise all the skills, including writing, grammar and pronunciation.

• The task-based approach incorporates presentation and practice, with a lot of communicative pair and group tasks and projects.

• There are multiple opportunities for writing practice across all the lessons, with a full writing lesson in each unit.


The authentic video content features real-life business stories, providing information and key language relating to business topics.

The dramatised videos of real work situations feature a range of accents and demonstrate dealing with professional challenges to help students develop communication skills, such as influencing and listening actively.

Flexibility for Teachers and Learners:

• The course allows teachers to pick and choose their lessons to suit their students. While units are linked by theme, each lesson stands alone and can be taught independently.

• Additional resources, such as the Reading Bank, Writing Bank and Functional Language Bank, provide extra support for students, while teachers can use a range of extra activities to extend and add variety to a class.

• Business Partner is a blended course where the coursebook works as a standalone component with signposts to a range of supplementary digital materials.
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BUSINESS PARTNER B2 & B2+ - components

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Coursebook with Digital Resources
Coursebook with Digital Resources & MyEnglishLab 97812922485859781292248585
Workbook 97812921912949781292191294
Teacher's Book with MyEnglishLab 97812922372069781292237206
ActiveTeach (Interactive Whiteboard Software) on USB Stick 9781292191218NYP9781292191218
Coursebook with Digital Resources 97812922335749781292233574
Coursebook with Digital Resources & MyEnglishLab 97812922490019781292249001
Workbook 97812921913869781292191386
Teacher's Book with MyEnglishLab 97812922372139781292237213
ActiveTeach (Interactive Whiteboard Software) on USB Stick 9781292191300NYP9781292191300
Presentation Tool (Pearson English Portal Internet Access Card) 97812923280899781292328089
Presentation Tool (Pearson English Portal Internet Access Card) 97812923280969781292328096
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