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Are you a business executive or a manager who uses English in your career? Then you know that good business communication in English requires focus, vocabulary, and specific linguistic structures. In this course, you will follow along a recently promoted manager as she builds and leads her team to success. Together, you will practice the language and styles of communication needed in English for • Recruiting and training a professional team to work together with integrity and respect • Managing and participating in well-organized meetings • Making telephone conferences more efficient • Writing professional emails that are easy to read The activities in this course will give you the opportunity to share your experience and receive immediate feedback from other business professionals around the world....
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建议:6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours per week

完成时间大约为16 小时
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字幕:English, Spanish

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English LanguageWritingManagementCommunicationEmailingMeeting
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Course 1 of 4 in the

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100% 在线课程

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Calendar

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Intermediate Level

中级

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建议:6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours per week

完成时间大约为16 小时
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English

字幕:English, Spanish

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1

章节
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完成时间为 7 小时

Staffing and Hiring Decisions

In this module, you’ll follow Elizabeth through the process of building her team. You’ll look at the way she communicates depending on the situation. From this observation, you’ll be better equipped to make requests using direct and indirect approaches. by analyzing her interactions with her team, her language choices, and the communication patterns she follows. Through the discussion boards and peer reviewed assignment you will synthesize your new skills in real life conversations and activities....
Reading
7 个视频(共 43 分钟), 4 个阅读材料, 8 个测验
Video7 个视频
1.1 I Need To Get My Team Together2分钟
1.3 Direct and Indirect Approaches8分钟
1.5 More on the Indirect Approach7分钟
1.8 Summarizing Basics5分钟
1.12 Making Direct and Indirect Requests7分钟
1.14 Week 1 Review9分钟
Reading4 个阅读材料
1.2 Vocabulary Preview: Staffing and Hiring10分钟
1.6 Example: An Indirect Message10分钟
1.10 "Hire Smarter, Work Better"10分钟
1.15 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Staffing and Hiring10分钟
Quiz6 个练习
1.4 Direct and Indirect Approaches10分钟
1.7 The Indirect Approach16分钟
1.9 Summarizing Basics6分钟
1.11 Hire Smarter, Work Better Summary4分钟
1.13 Making Direct and Indirect Requests10分钟
1.16 Week 1 Test30分钟

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完成时间为 5 小时

Meeting Management

Effective business meetings require planning, leadership, and language skills and without these skills, meetings can be unproductive or even boring. Although this module covers topics related to meeting management, it’s definitely not boring because we we have Elizabeth and her team to guide us through the learning process. In this module, you’ll watch and learn from Elizabeth and her team. After completing Meeting Management, you’ll be able to plan and facilitate an effective meeting; summarize key points of an agenda item; and begin to develop strategies to help you to be better understood....
Reading
6 个视频(共 41 分钟), 6 个阅读材料, 7 个测验
Video6 个视频
2.3 Effective Meeting Practices8分钟
2.6 Conference Calling4分钟
2.8 Future Tense Contractions5分钟
2.12 Writing Effective Summaries7分钟
2.14 Week 2 Review9分钟
Reading6 个阅读材料
2.2 Vocabulary Preview: Meeting Management10分钟
2.4 Example: Agenda10分钟
2.10 The Future of Meetings10分钟
2.15 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Meeting Management10分钟
"A Conference Call in Real Life" - satire10分钟
Global Meeting Planner10分钟
Quiz6 个练习
2.5 Effective Meeting Practices18分钟
2.7 Conference Calling Strategies6分钟
2.9 Future Tense Contractions8分钟
2.11 Future of Meetings2分钟
2.13 Writing Effective Summaries8分钟
2.16 Week 2 Test30分钟

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完成时间为 5 小时

Leading and Teaming

Interrupt with confidence, ask for clarification and get the answer you want; hold the floor and keep it: these are some of the skills you’ll learn and apply in Leading and Teaming....
Reading
6 个视频(共 38 分钟), 7 个阅读材料, 6 个测验
Video6 个视频
3.3 Handling Interruptions8分钟
3.5 Conference Calling Tips for the Non-Native Speaker3分钟
3.7 Phrases to interrupt/Hold the floor5分钟
3.11 Infinitives and Gerunds8分钟
3.13 Week 3 Review6分钟
Reading7 个阅读材料
3.2 Vocabulary Preview: Leading and Teaming10分钟
3.4 Amy Cuddy's TED Talk on "Power Posing"10分钟
3.9 Even More Phrases for Interruption and Clarification10分钟
3.14 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Leading and Teaming10分钟
The Lewis Model of Cultural Norms10分钟
Hofstede's Cultural Comparison Tool10分钟
Directions for Submitting Video/Audio10分钟
Quiz5 个练习
3.6 Communication Lesson Review14分钟
3.8 Phrases to interrupt/Ask for clarification6分钟
3.10 More Phrases for Interruption and Clarification4分钟
3.12 Infinitives and Gerunds8分钟
3.15 Week 3 Test26分钟

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Planning, Organizing, and Delegating

Keeping the business or project running as projected requires planning. This requires information to be organized in convenient packages, like status reports and emails. Planning, Organizing, and Delegating focuses on the language of both. After completing this module, you’ll be able to use concise language to summarize key pieces of information into smaller packages....
Reading
7 个视频(共 54 分钟), 5 个阅读材料, 7 个测验
Video7 个视频
4.3 Writing Effective Emails9分钟
4.5 Communicating Status Reports7分钟
4.8 Business Communication/Concise Language8分钟
4.12 Reading Numbers13分钟
4.14 Week 4 Review: Part 16分钟
4.15 Week 4 Review: Part 25分钟
Reading5 个阅读材料
4.2 Vocabulary Preview: Planning, Organizing & Delegating10分钟
4.6 Example: Status Report10分钟
4.10 Business Writing Tips-Changing Nouns to Verbs10分钟
4.16 Incomplete Status Report10分钟
4.17 Quizlet Vocabulary Practice: Planning, Organizing & Delegating10分钟
Quiz6 个练习
4.4 Writing Effective Emails16分钟
4.7 Communicating Status Reports10分钟
4.9 Business Communication/Concise Language8分钟
4.11 Changing Nouns to Verbs2分钟
4.13 Reading Numbers8分钟
4.18 Week 4 Test30分钟
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创建者 MAJun 10th 2017

One of the most amazing courses I have attended on Coursera so far. The instructors have done a spectacular job. Thanks Coursera and mentors!

创建者 AKFeb 26th 2018

Thank you for all the lectures from ASU. The course gave me new knowledge and information in English Business. Thanks a lot!

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Wanda Huber

International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch

Andrea Mürau Haraway

International Educator
Arizona State University, Global Launch

Jenny Young

International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch

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关于 Business English 专项课程

This Specialization serves as an introduction to Business English, where you will learn to communicate about topics such as management, finance and marketing. You will also write proposals, executive summaries, and marketing materials. You will also learn the necessary language structures to run a meeting, achieve sales, and negotiate other business transactions. In the Capstone Project, you will apply these skills to communicate and launch a new product in English, making sure that business executives have a variety of linguistic tools with practical applications in business scenarios in a variety of functional areas....
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