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    Biz Speak 1: Slang, Idioms & Jargon Used in Business English (Slangman Guides to Biz Speak) (Paperback) By (author) David Burke

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    DescriptionIf you do business with Americans, this book is for you! Thanks to the new BIZ SPEAK series, nonnative speakers doing business in America will be able to understand everyday expressions such as "to get canned" ("to get fired"), "to jump through hoops" ("to work extremely hard") and "to talk turkey" ("to talk seriously about something"). These common business idioms, and hundreds more, are presented in thorough dialogues, vocabulary sections, reading, writing, listening, and speaking exercises and hilarious illustrations that depict both the figurative and literal meanings of each word or phrase. In addition to general workplace slang and jargon, terms that are specific to computers, the Internet, negotiations, meetings, marketing, and advertising are also illustrated and explained.


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    Title
    Biz Speak 1
    Subtitle
    Slang, Idioms & Jargon Used in Business English
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Burke
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 230
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 277 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 635 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781891888144
    ISBN 10: 1891888145
    Classifications

    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T17.4
    BIC subject category V2: CBD
    BIC E4L: ELT
    BIC subject category V2: EL
    Ingram Subject Code: LF
    Libri: I-LF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 28600
    DC21: 427.973
    BISAC V2.8: FOR007000, REF008000
    DC22: 427.973
    Publisher
    Slangman Publishing
    Imprint name
    Slangman Publishing
    Publication date
    01 September 2001