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Articles, podcasts and videos are hand-picked to meet "Business English" standards. Multiple Choice Questionnaires test reading or listening comprehension.  We pay attention to: the vocabulary, the grammar, the structure of sentences, the intonation and the accents.


Halloween joke by Mark Anderson

What is Halloween?

Source: Youtube

choosing a road

Optimizing savings when rates are low

Source: the

Photo: Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal

Pop-up stores for empty storefronts

Source: the

robot emoticons.  Source:

Social Sensing & Analytics

Source: The Singapore Management University

marketplace logo

"Brace for inflation" by Marketplace

Source: The Market Place

Chain manufacturing at the Laclede company-  Photo: Katie Currid for The Wall Street Journal

Two Family Businesses: One Wins, One Loses in U.S. Tariff Fight

Source: the

Amazon and the future of retail

The retail sector in 2020

Source: OpenLearn

The Phoebus Cartel & The Invention of Segmentation and Targeting

Source: NPR

UBER work wanted

Temporary work versus traditional work

Source: NPR


Bank Accounts Designed for Low-Income Customers

Source: the

Healthcare costs by Jeff Parker

Why the hospital of the future will be your home

Source: Ted Talks

health economics

Health Economics and its impact

Source: The Singapore Management University

health economics

Public & private health spending - which is better?

Source: The Singapore Management University

health economics

Migrant Workers in Singapore: their mental & emotional health

Source: SMU

Brian Fairington

Creating Shareholder Value in Mergers and Acquisitions

Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, Volume 22, Number 2, Spring 2010

Data Analytics illustration by ThinkstockPhotos

Making Sound Decisions Through Data Analytics

Source: The Singapore Management University

Taxi Congestion in Singapore

Improving taxi fleet efficiency in Singapore

Source: The Singapore Management University

automation source huffpost

Will AI Destroy More Jobs Than It Creates Over the Next Decade?

Source: the

 Behind an Effort to Fact-Check Live News With Speed and Accuracy Illustration: Tamara Shopsin

Fact-checking Live News

Source: the

oldies being monitored

Banks Monitor Older Customers for Cognitive Decline

Source: the

Black Friday shoppers at the Viewmont Mall in Scranton, Pa., in November

After a Strong 2018 for Retail Sales, Caution Flags Pop Up

Source: the

money controls your life.  Source:

Monetary policy as a weapon of world dominance

Source: the IMF

Trade war

The Chicken Tax

Source: NPR

Amelia at SEB

Robots are coming to the workplace

Source: the

Fintech Africa

Fintech Breaking Down Barriers in Africa

Source: the IMF

Shivani Siroya at TED talks

Smart loan for people with no credit history

Source: Ted Talks

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