The 100 day challenge is well underway, in which I republish posts from the Workplace English Toolkit PDF book for FREE !!!!!. You could copy & paste every post you want or you could still buy the book for just €5.99. I extended the sale until Sunday midnight so just follow this link: https://teatimetitbits.de/downloads/your-busines-english-workplace-toolkit/ and add the discount code: 4OFF
The 2019 challenge I set you was to improve your CEF level by one grade and to help you do that I’ve prepared a brief shopping list, which I also recommend my students. (The links below are affiliate links. If you buy using these links, I receive a small commission with NO additional costs to you. Thank you.)
1. English Grammar in Use aka Murphy’s grammar book after the author Raymond Murphy. Cambridge University Press. The English Trainers/students bible available at different levels from beginners to advanced. The grammar aspect is presented on the left hand page (English only!!!) and exercises on the right hand page with ‘answers page’ at the end. Ideal for self-study. Price: €31,20 This link is for the latest book with interactive ebook for intermediate: https://amzn.to/2B9r0X5
2. English Vocabulary in Use. (for all levels). Cambridge University Press. Similar to Murphy’s, the vocab. is divided into ‘topics’ and presented on the left hand page (English only!!!) and exercises on the right hand page with ‘answers page’ at the end. Ideal for self-study. Price: € 23.50 This link is for the Pre & Intermediate level. https://amzn.to/2DM7iT0
3. If you want to focus on a special skill in English (ranging from emails to telephoning) or a particular business sector (from accounting to telecommunications industry) these “Short course series ‘English for ….’ by Cornelsen should do the trick. The following link is for the ‘English for Meetings CEF levels B1/B2 book. Price € 23,75: https://amzn.to/2D1IlSi
4. Language Activator – the world’s first production dictionary by Longman. It takes a bit of getting used to at first, but ideal, especially for the more advanced learner, who would like a practical reference book. Price € 39, 16: https://amzn.to/2S1Vy7E
Hope I have been able to give you a bit of insight into what to books to invest in.
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