Podcast Episode 16 – Does Business English really exist? – An interview with Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat

The Clark and Miller English Podcast with Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat from English with a Twist on a blue backgroundWhat is the point of Business English?
What is Business English?
Does it even exist?

In this fascinating chat with Shanthi Cumaraswamy Streat, you can find out …

  • why “removing the language” can make you better at communicating in a business setting;
  • how a quick pause can make you a stronger communicator;
  • how to deal with small talk (especially if you’re an introvert);
  • why learning a language is like cutting grass;
  • how reflecting on your “first language personality” can take the pressure off speaking in English;
  • how to forget Business English and think in terms of Business Communication;
  • 3 tips for newbie teachers;
  • 4 questions to ask yourself if you’re learning English;
  • how to stop worrying about “not having enough English”;
  • how to listen to understand, not listen to reply.

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