Business English Meetings

This dynamic Canadian CD-ROM is an interactive, multimedia learning tool designed to help non-native English speakers learn about the language and culture of North American business meetings.
Intermediate level English language learners will find this CD to be a feature packed, essential resource.

For students with intermediate English language proficiency, Business English: Meetings CD-ROM, the first in the series, is designed to improve students’ understanding of North American business and culture by demonstrating the language and social cultural norms in a series of different but related, business meetings settings.

Learn the essential stages and language of a North American business meeting:

  • Opening a meeting
  • Making a presentation
  • Disagreeing
  • Persuading
  • Interrupting
  • Negotiating
  • Closing a Meeting

Multimedia Components
Each unit of Business English: Meetings contains:

  • Video dialogues
  • Audio scripts (for the videos)
  • Clickable words and pictures
  • Text and audio definitions
  • Engaging, interactive learning activities
  • Use Business English: Meetings as a reference or professional development language learning tool.
  • Develop effective communication skills for face-to-face communication in business meetings.
  • Use Business English: Meetings in the classroom, the workplace, a language lab, or at home. Work at your own pace.
  • Observe and listen to video clips of authentic business meetings in progress.
  • Observe common North American body language, expressions, and intonation used to communicate in meetings.
  • Practice practical business meeting communication skills, concepts, and vocabulary.
  • Practice with built-in, stimulating comprehension activities and receive immediate feedback to monitor your progress.
  • Gain insights into North American attitudes and values that influence business relationships.
  • Learn about North American business protocol, customs, and culture.
  • Learn about the appropriate use of selected business documents.


System requirements: PC, Windows 98/Me/NT/2000/XP, Mac