English At Work

by BBC World Service · · · · 82 subscribers

Do you work - or wish you worked - in an English-speaking office? Get the phrases you need to succeed in business and avoid embarrassing mistakes with colleagues and clients. In this fun office-based drama, we follow Anna's progress at Tip Top Trading, the UK's most successful plastic fruit merchant.

How to talk about the future in English. (The English at Work series is finished - we will launch a new podcast soon)....
What to say after 'hello': small talk. (The English at Work series is finished - we will launch a new podcast soon)....
How do you make suggestions in English? (The English at Work series is finished - we will launch a new podcast soon)....
It's Christmas and the team at Tip Top Trading have been invited to the Plastic Retailers' Christmas Ball, but because the team aren't getting their end-of-year bonus, no one feels like celebrating. There's just time to make one more deal and hit...
Anna and Tom are getting married. When the ceremony begins will Anna know what to say?...
Anna has realised that Tom is really the man for her. Now she has to find him....
Things are a bit strange after Tom walked out. What's on Anna's mind?...
Anna has announced that 'yes' she will accept Mr Socrates's offer of a promotion but Tom thinks she is accepting his marriage proposal. How will he react when he finds what she really means?...
English at Work is back. What is Anna going to say?...
In this episode of English at Work, Anna has some important decisions to make. What will she do?...
It's time for Paul to hand out some harsh words but he's about to hear some words he won't like....
It's an exciting day for Tip Top Trading. It's launching its latest product - the plastic aubergine. But Anna is missing. Will she arrive in time?...
The office assistant Denise is losing her job and today is her last day. This week's programme focuses on the language that you might use to try and help someone find another job....
Denise lost her job last week. Tom and Anna are now worried they are going to get the same news. Find out more in this programme....
Bad news hits the team at Tip Top Trading today. Learn how to talk about losing your job in the programme....
Anna and the team are networking at a conference. But Paul is more worried about what his boss Mr Socrates is going to say....
Anna and the team are networking at a conference. But Paul is more worried about what his boss Mr Socrates is going to say....
Anna is acting up as boss because Paul had an accident with a biscuit! Rumours start to spread about job cuts and Anna has to stop them....
Anna's been made the boss while Paul is off sick. How will she manage?...
Who can fix the computer problems at the offices of Tip Top Trading?...