Update 2016-07-24: Added Phonescoop glossary to Telephones > General.
A big post with lots of vocabulary lists from online dictionaries of words related to ICT (information and communication technology): telephones, computers and networks & systems like the internet, the worldwide web and e-mail. Go to the list and click on the words to see definitions, examples, pronunciation etc.
This vocabulary can be useful for our classes on: using the telephone, mobile phones, technology, office work, digital marketing, innovation, e-mail, communication etc.
Update 2017-10-08: Added Culips Chatterbox # 114, ESL Library and Podcasts in English 2.126. 2017-10-05: Added Culips Chatterbox #195 & vocab links. 2017-05-23: Fixed link for ESL Podcast #837. 2016-12-22: Changed ESLPod links to Lizhi.fm. See ESLPod Links Broken. Added ESL Podcast #203. 2016-07-22: Added DrewsESL.
Here are some audio exercises and podcasts for English learners on the topic of mobile phones / cell phones.
Audio + exercises
UPDATE 2017-2-23: All ESLPod.com links changed to Lizhi.fm. For more info, see this post: ESLPod Links Broken.
Following on from the sales podcasts in my previous post, here are some more podcasts you can listen to on the topic of sales.
UPDATE 2017-3-6: All ESLPod.com links changed to Lizhi.fm. For more info, see this post: ESLPod Links Broken.
Update 2016-5-22: Added several more BEP podcasts and 1 more ESLpodcast.
In our course on Business Communication, we have a class on telephoning, with topics like answering the phone, leaving/taking messages, setting up & changing appointment, making/respondng to complaints etc.
Here are some useful ESL podcasts you can listen to about making business phone calls.
ESL Pod has lots of useful podcasts for intermediate & upper-intermediate learners. Usually a short conversation followed by explanation of the words, idioms & ideas; followed by the conversation again at normal speed for native English speakers.
Business English Pod (BEP)
Business English Pod has many podcasts for learning business English, some for advanced learners, some for intermediate learners.
The audio is free. For some podcasts, you have to pay for other resources, but others might have free resources like "Quiz & Vocab".
More Telephone English
I also have a few more links for telephone English here on my website, mostly shorter exercises for beginner and intermediate levels.
Update 2014-04-07: I eliminated all links to Bing online dictionary and replaced with links to other dictionaries & encyclopedias.
I just saw an article on TechRIce about the latest version of Tencent's mobile messaging and social networking app, Weixin 微信 4.0, which now has an English name too, WeChat. TechRice is very optimistic about the new product, as you can tell from the title of the article:
TechRice describes the new features and explains why they think WeChat/Weixin will become big. Below I'll explain some of the vocabulary from that article, to make it easier for students of English to understand.
G.A.L.E.S.L. / joe3
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