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

What 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.