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Do you use English at work? Then we’ve got the podcast for you! Listen and follow a variety of characters who work in different places and in different ways, but who all have one thing in common: They’ll have to navigate the world of business and work, in English! Join our host and English language mentor, Conor, who will be there along the way to point out handy phrases and helpful tips for using English in the workplace. Also, we'd love to hear what you think of the podcast. Send us an email at podcasting@babbel.com and remember to mention “Talking on the Job” in the subject line.

Talking on the Job Babbel

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 2 Ratings

Do you use English at work? Then we’ve got the podcast for you! Listen and follow a variety of characters who work in different places and in different ways, but who all have one thing in common: They’ll have to navigate the world of business and work, in English! Join our host and English language mentor, Conor, who will be there along the way to point out handy phrases and helpful tips for using English in the workplace. Also, we'd love to hear what you think of the podcast. Send us an email at podcasting@babbel.com and remember to mention “Talking on the Job” in the subject line.

    S2E10 - Buying Time

    S2E10 - Buying Time

    It’s almost opening day! Vanessa and Angela make plans for the grand opening party.

    Angela and Vanessa are organizing the grand opening party. But they’re having a hard time remembering words they want to use and keep getting interrupted and distracted during their meeting. Luckily Conor, your host and English language mentor, shows up with some handy expressions they, and you, can use to buy some time.

    If you want to read along, you can find the transcript for this episode here: https://bit.ly/40tbNdS

    We’d love to know what you think of the series. Take our short survey here: https://bit.ly/3OuNCHP

    There are many more ways Babbel can help you and your team develop Business English skills! Learn more about Babbel for Business here: https://hubs.ly/Q028srlg0

    • 9 min
    S2E9 - Planning Ahead

    S2E9 - Planning Ahead

    Mira and Angela are planning Café Damascus's grand opening. Will they be prepared?

    A lot could go wrong on the day of the grand opening of Mira's new café. So she's on the phone with Angela, the event planner, discussing how to plan ahead for terrible weather or unexpected guests.

    If you want to read along, you can find the transcript for this episode here: https://bit.ly/46XVAQo

    We’d love to know what you think of the series. Take our short survey here: https://bit.ly/3OuNCHP

    • 9 min
    S2E8 - Figuring it Out

    S2E8 - Figuring it Out

    Mira and Vanessa face some challenges understanding the instructions for a new piece of equipment.

    Vanessa’s first task at the café is to set up the new espresso machine. But the manual is in Italian, which she doesn’t speak! Martin, the technician, sent an email with instructions, but his English is full of idioms and colloquial expressions. They’ll have to work together to figure it out, and get the new machine up and running.

    If you want to read along, you can find the transcript for this episode here: https://bit.ly/48dONmS

    We’d love to know what you think of the series. Take our short survey here: https://bit.ly/3OuNCHP

    • 11 min
    S2E7 - Asking What's Possible

    S2E7 - Asking What's Possible

    Mira has to hire someone to help her in the café. She interviews an excellent candidate.

    The time has come for Mira to hire a new employee for her café. She’s found someone with the right skills and experience, but she encounters an unexpected obstacle. So she’ll have to find out whether or not this potential candidate is suitable for the job.

    If you want to read along, you can find the transcript for this episode here: https://bit.ly/3OIK1G7

    We’d love to know what you think of the series. Take our short survey here: https://bit.ly/3OuNCHP

    • 8 min
    S2E6 - Making a Point

    S2E6 - Making a Point

    Mira heads to the café to make sure the construction is on track.

    After meeting with her accountant, Mira has to convince Giovanni, the contractor, to speed up construction, and finish on time for opening in June. She’ll have to use her argument skills to make her point.

    If you want to read along, you can find the transcript for this episode here: https://bit.ly/44Fgwdv

    We’d love to know what you think of the series. Take our short survey here: https://bit.ly/3OuNCHP

    • 8 min
    S2E5 - Weighing your Options

    S2E5 - Weighing your Options

    Mira and her accountant discuss the pros and cons of their plan for opening the café.

    There’s been a construction delay, so Mira meets with Muza, the accountant, to weigh her options for adjusting the timeline and the budget. They’ll use many different ways to talk about the advantages and disadvantages of different options and ideas.

    If you want to read along, you can find the transcript for this episode here: https://bit.ly/3XHgbos

    We’d love to know what you think of the series. Take our short survey here: https://bit.ly/3OuNCHP

    • 10 min

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