Monthly Archives: noviembre 2017

Nov 20

004 Idioms for negotiating with Andrew Ambrosius

By Castells Immerscom Online Courses | Business English , Idioms , Interview

Hi there, welcome back to The Art of Business English. Today we are going to look at idioms for negotiating. Negotiating is not something new, in fact most of us have to negotiate every single day of our working life. Furthermore, many negotiations take place in the home, between wife and husband, kids and parents.

As you can imagine, English has a wide range of idiomatic expressions for negotiating. Sometimes these expressions can be a little confusing for a non-native speaker.

Today at AOBE we are going to start by looking at some of the most common expression for negotiating in business.

At the end of the today’s lesson you will be able to do the following:

  • learn common idioms for negotiating
  • understand their meaning
  • understand in what context they are used and at what part of the negotiating phase

So, let’s get started with a look at some common idioms.

Nov 12

How to become a professional footballer

By Castells Immerscom Online Courses | Business English , Interview

​​Today AOBE launches its first podcast interview and we are very excited to welcome a good friend of mine Pep Setvalls, ex-professional football player to share his wisdom on the world of football and to give listeners an insight into the world of professional football.

If you are a parent with a potential football star in the making, then you won’t want to miss this insightful episode in the AOBE podcast interview series.

Pep will explain his beginnings in a small town just outside of Barcelona and how he progressed to play in the first and second division for teams such as Barcelona and Levante.

He also offers insight into life after injury, what it takes to make it to the first division as well as his post professional life as a footballer scout and agent for some of the biggest names in football.

So, if you are mad about football and want to improve your English at the same time as getting interesting insight into this world then don’t miss this episode.

​Listen on iTunes