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Popular Films for Business English 2

This 160-page photocopiable resource book for teachers is aimed at Pre-Intermediate to Intermediate level learners of Business English.

The book provides materials for exploiting 3 popular films which learners will enjoy watching. Altogether there are 29 short film extracts that are used in a variety of ways: listening, preparing and giving talks, using business collocations, and roleplay, as well as discussion work on a wide range of themes such as job interviews, talking about your job, team work, outsourcing, working abroad, cultural differences, staff incentive schemes, success and happiness. The 3 films are:


The Pursuit of Happyness

In Good Company

The film units contain internet-based homework research tasks, transcripts of all the film extracts, and definitions of all the business vocabulary items used in the book. Most important of all, the book provides numerous task-based activities to prepare learners for the Cambridge BEC Preliminary and Vantage Speaking Tests.

In addition, the book has a section of Supplementary Materials that can be used on their own. These materials include:

  • Vocabulary for Office items and Presentations

  • Business Blockbuster revision game activity

  • Business Discussion cards

  • Further topics for giving talks

  • Language for Speaking Test tasks

  • Business English Taboo cards for all BEC Speaking Test levels

Gem Publishing

ISBN 978-0-9559461-7-2

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