Improve your Business English – Vocabulary explained
Key player – Important in a certain area
The manager we had before was a key player in building our strong team. He organised a lot of team building activities to help us better communicate.
Globalisation – Increase of trade around the world
We can no longer avoid globalisation if we want to buy things that do not come from our country.
Trade – Action of buying and selling
Germany has a large trade in cars with many countries.
Trade fair – An event where companies show and sell their product and meet potential business partners
There are many trade fairs in Frankfurt.
Task – Work to be done
I have too many tasks at work today, I can’t finish them all.
To be faced with – To deal with a difficult situation
When I’m faced with a problem at work, I know I go to my boss for help.
Added benefit – Extra advantage
The added benefit of staying at home to work is that we save on transport costs.
Improve – To get better
If we want to improve in anything, we must do it often.
In addition to – Plus/also
In addition to doing my own work, I also have to do the work of my sick colleague.
Nowadays – At the present time
Nowadays, it is normal for people to work from home.
Broaden – To increase the range of
We have to broaden our skills and never stop learning in life.
Subscribe – To regularly pay for and receive a product of service
I subscribe to Netflix so I can watch the films and series on it.
Priority – To deal with something important before doing anything else
Our first priority in life should be our health.
Idiom – Expression or saying
It is hard to understand idioms in other languages as they all have their own meaning.
Ensure retention – Make sure to remember
To ensure retention when learning something new, we should use it often.
Throughout – The whole time
Throughout my career at the company, I was never bored!