Improve Your Global Business English: The Essential Toolkit for Writing and Communicating Across Borders [Audiobook]

Improve Your Global Business English: The Essential Toolkit for Writing and Communicating Across Borders [Audiobook]
Improve Your Global Business English: The Essential Toolkit for Writing and Communicating Across Borders [Audiobook] by Fiona Talbot, Sudakshina Bhattacharjee, read by Teri Clark Linden
2018 | MP3@64 kbps | 7 hours and 31 minutes | 207.84MB

In a business world that spans several continents, it is no longer common for everyone to speak English as a first language. Whether you speak English as a first, second, or even third language, intercultural business communication means that getting it right first time has never been more important for you and your organization.

English can never be standardized in the global and digital marketplace; instead, we can learn how to customize business English according to our own values and culture and communicate successfully across borders. Improve Your Global Business English creates an awareness in the reader of what to avoid and how to ensure that communications are correctly understood.

Very readable and hugely instructive, Improve Your Global Business English provides practical self-study with quizzes, activities, and worksheets, helping you to fine-tune your written communication. By mastering the basics, defining your readers and tailoring your message to them, understanding the conventions of different media and understanding cultures, you can enhance your reputation as a truly global, modern player in today's marketplace. If you want your messages to be perceived as you intended, to retain customers or to win new ones, Improve Your Global Business English gives you the background you need.

Online supporting resources for this book include supplementary video, self-test questions and answers, templates, and a case study on going global.

Devotion [Audiobook]

Devotion [Audiobook]
Devotion [Audiobook] by Patti Smith, read by the Author
2018 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 2 hrs 8 mins | 58.91MB

A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic - its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring.

How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connecting deeply with an audience never met? In this groundbreaking book, one of our culture's beloved artists offers a detailed account of her own creative process, inspirations, and unexpected connections.

Patti Smith first presents an original and beautifully crafted tale of obsession - a young skater who lives for her art, a possessive collector who ruthlessly seeks his prize, a relationship forged of need both craven and exalted. She then takes us on a second journey, exploring the sources of her story. We travel through the South of France to Camus' house, and visit the garden of the great publisher Gallimard where the ghosts of Mishima, Nabokov, and Genet mingle. Smith tracks down Simone Weil's grave in a lonely cemetery, hours from London, and winds through the nameless Paris streets of Patrick Modiano's novels. Whether writing in a cafe or a train, Smith generously opens her notebooks and lets us glimpse the alchemy of her art and craft in this arresting and original book on writing.

Against Interpretation, and Other Essays [Audiobook]

Against Interpretation, and Other Essays [Audiobook]
Against Interpretation, and Other Essays [Audiobook] by Susan Sontag, read by Tavia Gilbert
2018 | MP3@64 kbps + EPUB | 12 hrs 6 mins | 332.72MB

A series of provocative discussions on everything from individual authors to contemporary religious thinking, Against Interpretation and Other Essays is the definitive collection of Susan Sontag's best known and important works.

Against Interpretation was Susan Sontag's first collection of essays and made her name as one of the most incisive thinkers of our time. Sontag was among the first critics to write about the intersection between 'high' and 'low' art forms, and to give them equal value as valid topics, shown here in her epoch-making pieces 'Notes on Camp' and 'Against Interpretation'.

Here too are impassioned discussions of Sartre, Camus, Simone Weil, Godard, Beckett, Lévi-Strauss, science-fiction movies, psychoanalysis and contemporary religious thought. Originally published in 1966, this collection has never gone out of print and has been a major influence on generations of readers, and the field of cultural criticism, ever since.

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