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.

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.
Everyone is catching up on yesterday's good news but today it's bad news that everyone is going to hear.
Paul has some bad news to share with the team. But first, will they win the Plastic Innovation of the Year award?
It's the big day of the International Plastics Conference and a good opportunity for the staff at Tip Top Trading to promote its business. How will they get on?
Anna is acting up as boss because Paul had an accident with a biscuit! But she and Tom are in a panic after finding a note in Paul's diary that could mean bad news for the company.
Anna has to make a very quick 'elevator pitch' to her boss Paul about her idea for a plastic vegetable. How will she get on?
Anna has to make a very quick 'elevator pitch' to her boss Paul about her idea for a plastic vegetable. How will she get on?
There's computer trouble at the office and everyone's work seems to have disappeared. This is serious. So who can sort it out? Find out more in English at Work.
Anna came up with an idea for a new plastic vegetable but now she needs to research it before she has to pitch it to the boss. Find out more in English at Work.
Anna and Tom are finally on their dinner date. Tom might still have romance on his mind but what is Anna thinking about? Find out more in English at Work.
Tom tripped over trying to catch a mouse. Can Anna help sooth his pain? Find out more in English at Work.
It's appraisal time! What will Paul say about Anna's work? Find out more in this programme.
New recruit Rachel has been making life difficult for Anna and she's been making some bad business decisions. It's time to give her a warning but who is going to do it and what will they say?
New employee Rachel is making some big mistakes. What can Anna do before Rachel goes too far?
Anna is finding Rachel very difficult to work with. What will she do?
Anna's in for a surprise. A new member of staff has turned up. Could this be the beginning of a beautiful working relationship?
Anna and Tom are in a bit of a predicament. Following a successful business meeting they've returned to the airport to discover their flight has been cancelled. What are they going to do next?
Anna and Tom are on a very important business trip to try and sign a deal to sell their plastic fruit to a company in France.
Paul, the boss, is sending Anna and Tom on a business trip to France. But has Tom got more than business on his mind?
Anna negotiated a deal with a client in France but now they claim they've been ripped off! What will Anna do now?