Close the business textbooks and have interesting and relevant discussions. Engaging business-oriented topics and questions allow students to put their vocabulary and grammar skills to practical use and build English speaking confidence. These discussion cards are suitable for High Intermediate and Advanced level students studying business English. You might consider using just the cards as an activity in a business class; 30, 60, 90 minutes depending on how many cards are used and how invested your students are in the conversations.
Example Question Cards (2 pages):
Emailing is important in modern business. What problems can people have when communicating by email? Can you suggest some solutions to these problems?Social media sites such as Facebook and Instagram should be blocked at work. Do you agree or disagree?