Tag: Grammar

Learn 17 Business Abbreviations & Acronyms in English

Learn 17 Business Abbreviations & Acronyms in English

Hi. Welcome back to www.engvid.com. I’m Adam. In today’s lesson we’re going to look at a bit of business writing, and more specifically, we’re going to look at abbreviations and acronyms. But before I even start, I want you to understand that a lot of what you’re going to see today applies in many situations …

How a Missing Comma Cost a Company $5 Million

How a Missing Comma Cost a Company $5 Million

This video was made possible by Brilliant. Learn something new everyday for 20% off by being one of the first 200 to sign up at Brilliant.org/HAI. Welcome to Sesame Street, or whatever. Today’s lesson is that if you don’t got a good grammar, don’t be writing legal documentations because these require specificionment. Exhibit A: Title …

Business English Vocabulary: The Stock Market

Business English Vocabulary: The Stock Market

Hi again. I’m Adam. Welcome back to www.engvid.com. Today we’re going to look at some business English, with an introduction to investing. Now, what is investing? Investing is putting your money someplace with the hope that more money will come back to you later. Okay? So it’s making money over time. Many ways to do …

11 PHRASAL VERBS for talking about MONEY in English

Money, money, money is so funny in a rich man’s world. Vanity Fair. I’m not a rich man, so I can’t afford half of the things in here. Speaking of which, we’re talking about money, and in this lesson what I want to do is teach you a bunch of phrasal verbs that we use …

A Misplaced Comma Cost a Company $5 Million

A Misplaced Comma Cost a Company $5 Million

Consider the lowly “comma”, among the puniest of punctuation. Just a little curvy mark down there. Not much to look at. So, what’s the difference between these two phrases: “Let’s eat (comma) Granny!” and “Let’s eat Granny!”? Yeah, it’s basically the difference between life and death. So if you think grammar is something you only …