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					     Pass Cambridge BEC Preliminary
     IAN WOOD, ANNE WILLIAMS, LOUISE PILE, RUSSELL WHITEHEAD & MICHAEL BLACK

     INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

     The only exam-preparation course for the international business English examination,
     Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) at Preliminary level.




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     Sample from Unit 8b – Correspondence
     Letter phrases
     Letter writing
     Reading



     Contents
     1a Job descriptions                             7a    Product description      13a   Production
     1b Working conditions                           7b    Product development      13b   Quality control
     2a Company history                              8a    Business equipment       14a   Direct service providers
     2b Company activities                           8b    Correspondence           14b   The banking sector
     3  Exam focus: vocabulary                       9     Exam focus: writing      15    Exam focus: speaking
     4a Telephoning                                  10a   Business hotels          16a   Delivery services
     4b Internal communication                       10b   Commuting                16b   Trading
     5a Facts and figures                            11a   Arranging a conference   17a   Recruiting staff
     5b Performance                                  11b   At a conference          17b   Applying for a job
     6  Exam focus: reading                          12    Exam focus: listening    18    Exam practice

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Key Features:
●   12 double units cover a wide variety of relevant, work-          ●   A systematic review of key grammar and vocabulary
    related situations                                               ●   ‘Don’t forget!’ sections in each unit highlight grammar
●   Exam tests at every third unit to consolidate learners’              points
    understanding and knowledge                                      ●   Pair work and supplementary activities
●   Final exercise in self-study section of each unit gives          ●   Opportunities for self-study
    exam practice                                                    ●   Multilingual glossary of essential business vocabulary
●   Essential tips for examination success                               available online




“Some excellent material for students and teachers alike and I recommend these publications to        BEC Preliminary Level Course
anyone interested in the BEC exams or indeed teaching any general business English course.”           Student’s Book:
Iatefl Issues                                                                                         1902741250
                                                                                                      Workbook with Answer Key:
“A truly comprehensive set of preparation materials.”                                                 1902741293
English Teaching Matters                                                                              Teacher’s Book:
                                                                                                      1902741269
“This book would be appropriate for all learners of general business English and not only those       Class and Exam Focus
intending to take the BEC examination. The book has the up-to-date feel essential for face            2 Audio CDs:
validity with business English learners. Recommended.”                                                1902741285
EL Gazette                                                                                            Self-Study Practice Tests
                                                                                                      with Answer Key with FREE
                                                                                                      Audio CD:
                                                                                                      1902741404
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     Progress to Vantage
     LOUISE PILE, ANNE WILLIAMS, RUSSELL WHITEHEAD, COLIN BENN & PAUL DUMMETT

     INTERMEDIATE TO UPPER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

     A course to develop business English skills designed to bridge the gap between the BEC
     Preliminary and Vantage levels.




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     Contents:                                             7  Topic: Looking to the future
     1   Topic: Training opportunities                        Language focus: Future forms
         Language focus: Present simple and continuous     8  Topic: Corporate social responsibility
     2   Topic: Successful companies                          Language focus: Modal verbs
         Language focus: Past simple and present perfect   9  Situations: Telephone calls
     3   Topic: Social situations                             Skills: Effective telephoning
         Language focus: Effective socialising             10 Topic: What if...?
     4   Topic: Business travel                               Language focus: Conditionals 1 & 2
         Language focus: Passives                          11 Topic: Getting started in business
     5   Topic: Being the boss                                Language focus: Review
         Language focus: Review                            12 Situations: Presenting your company
     6   Situations: Business correspondence                  Skills: Effective presentations
16       Skills: Effective e-mails
Progress to Vantage bridges the gap between the BEC                   ●   Work-related topics: most core units focus on a
Preliminary level and the next Vantage level.                             work-related topic
                                                                      ●   16 grammar focus units: one-page units clarify and
Designed for those who have passed the BEC Preliminary                    consolidate additional key grammatical areas
exam, and general students of business English at a Pre-              ●   4 business skills units: socializing, business writing,
Intermediate level, this course improves and strengthens                  telephoning and presentations
students’ business English skills to begin a formal BEC               ●   4 language skills units: extra practice and strategies to
Vantage exam preparation course.                                          help improve and strengthen the four language skills
                                                                      ●   Multilingual glossary of essential business vocabulary
                                                                          available online




“Progress to Vantage achieves its aim to bridge the gap between Cambridge BEC Preliminary and            Progress To Vantage
Vantage levels. The book has the up-to-date feel essential for face validity with business English
learners. Recommended.” EL Gazette                                                                       Student’s Book:
                                                                                                         1902741439
“If you have Intermediate level students who will benefit from a systematic grammar-based approach
                                                                                                         Workbook with Answer Key:
to business English, Progress to Vantage could be the book you are looking for.”
                                                                                                         1902741471
English Teaching Matters
                                                                                                         Teacher’s Book:
“Progress to Vantage will work well with pre-work students who want to get qualified and in-work         1902741447
students who want a solid coursebook and nothing more.” English Teaching Professional
                                                                                                         Class and Exam Focus
“This course is suitable for those whose main goal is to reach an Intermediate business English level.   Audio CD:
Comprehensive, and enjoyable, sure to score high with students and teachers alike.”                      1902741463
Tefl. Net Reviews

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     Pass Cambridge BEC Vantage
     IAN WOOD, ANNE WILLIAMS, LOUISE PILE, RUSSELL WHITEHEAD & MICHAEL BLACK

     UPPER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL

     The best-selling exam-preparation course for the international business English
     examination, Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) at Vantage level.




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     Contents
     1a Teamwork                                6a    Reporting results
     1b Communication                           6b    Environmental report
     2a Entertaining a client                   7a    Health and safety
     2b Corporate hospitality                   7b    Rights at work
     3a Ordering goods                          8a    Business expenses
     3b Cash flow                               8b    Business travel
     4a Brand power                             9a    Flexible benefits
     4b Public relations                        9b    Staff appraisal
     5a Relocation                              10a   Marketing disasters
     5b New premises                            10b   Going global

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Key Features:
●   10 double units cover a wide variety of relevant, work-            ●   Self-study sections cover grammar, functions and
    related situations                                                     vocabulary in exam-style exercises
●   Exam tests at every third unit to consolidate learners’            ●   Multilingual glossary of essential business vocabulary
    understanding and knowledge                                            available online
●   Essential tips for examination success
●   A systematic review of key grammar and vocabulary
●   Pair work and supplementary activities




“They are excellent.”                                                                                    BEC Vantage Level Course
Cristiana Brunetti, Director of Studies, Living Language Institute, Rome, Italy                          Student’s Book:
                                                                                                         1902741307
“Good presentation... easy to use.”                                                                      Workbook with Answer Key:
English Teaching Matters                                                                                 190274134X
                                                                                                         Teacher’s Book:
“Very clear, easy to use and complete. Ideal preparation for the exams. Good listening exercises         1902741315
too for BEC students.”                                                                                   Class and Exam Focus
Susan Wilkinson, EFL Teacher, France                                                                     2 Audio CDs:
                                                                                                         1902741331
“This is a course which progressively leads to the exam, but is also interested in the more general      Self-Study Practice Tests
language and skills development of its users.”                                                           with Answer Key with FREE
                                                                                                         Audio CDs:
ELT Journal                                                                                              1902741412
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     Pass Cambridge BEC Higher
     IAN WOOD, ANNE WILLIAMS, LOUISE PILE, RUSSELL WHITEHEAD & MICHAEL BLACK

     ADVANCED LEVEL

     The only exam-preparation course for the international business English examination,
     Cambridge Business English Certificate (BEC) at Higher level.




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     Sample from Unit 5a Staff Motivation
     Talking about motivation at work
     Formal report language
     Reading
     Listening
     Report Writing



     Contents
     1a Work roles                                6a   Corporate culture
     1b Company structure                         6b   Cultural diversity
     2a Stocks and shares                         7a   Industrial espionage
     2b Mergers and acquisitions                  7b   Business ethics
     3a Trade fairs                               8a   Global brands
     3b Entering a market                         8b   Global sourcing
     4a The future of work
     4b e-business
     5a Staff motivation
     5b Recruitment

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Key Features:
●   8 double units cover a wide variety of work-related       ●   Self-study sections cover grammar, functions and
    situations                                                    vocabulary in exam-style exercises
●   Exam tests at every third unit to consolidate learners’   ●   Multilingual glossary of essential business vocabulary is
    understanding and knowledge                                   available online
●   Essential tips for examination success
●   Systematic review of key grammar and vocabulary
●   Pair work and supplementary activities combine
    studies with real-world activities




                                                                                               BEC Higher Level Course
                                                                                               Student’s Book:
                                                                                               1902741358
“Good, well structured. Not too dense, very focused on exam skills.”                           Workbook with Answer Key:
Julia Shirtliff, Head of English,Volkshochschule, Frankfurt, Germany                           1902741390
                                                                                               Teacher’s Book :
                                                                                               1902741366
                                                                                               Class and Exam Focus
                                                                                               2 Audio CDs:
“Excellent, we use BEC Vantage and Higher.”                                                    1902741382
Mrs S Lansdale, EFL Manager, Guildford College of FE & HE, UK                                  Self-Study Practice Tests
                                                                                               with Answer Key with FREE
                                                                                               Audio CD:
                                                                                               1902741420
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