Business Communication Today, 15th Ed.
Chapter 14. Planning Reports and Proposals
"In this super fun lesson, you'll learn 7 common conversational English phrasal verbs with examples from the popular TV series Friends! You will also meet Ethan from the Learn English with TV Series channel.
"Allison Shapira, CEO and Founder of Global Public Speaking LLC, discusses the subject of "uptalk" - when our voice rises at the end of a sentence and makes us sound like we're asking a question instead of making a statement.
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"When should you pronounce the H and when should it be silent?
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"In this lesson you will learn everything you need to know about pronouncing the /æ/, AA as in BLACK vowel in American English.
"How to prepare for any speaking opportunity in English so it'll set you up for success (and not failure).
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