Free resources for your “Business English” courses

Written by on 24/04/2015 in Curated content

Business_irProbably your students are always asking you how they can  practice more or what kind of website or online resources they can use in their free time -films, articles, etc.-.

I´ve found an article with some free resources specialized in Business English, that you can use in your classes and like homework for your students.


Free e-books

Download Phil Wade’s e-books here.

Where better to start than with Phil Wade, who has an ever burgeoning collection of free e-books on various aspects of Business English. Titles include…

Each title in the series is short and sweet (between 1000 and 3000 words in length). All are available for free download in a variety of formats on his Smashwords author page.

Other free e-books:

Blogs and articles

Gabrielle Jones‘ ‘The Business English Experience‘ is one of the best blogs out there for Business English; her back catalog makes for highly recommended reading, although she hasn’t posted much for a while.

The BC/BBC TeachingEnglish website has a great section for Business English, including a wide range of articles on meetings, negotiating and socializing.

The BC LearnEnglish website has a great selection of resources for learners, includingpodcasts and articles.

Ontesol has a number of useful articles on Business English on their How to teach Englishblog:


Blair English 30 Minute Business English is a website of free online business and social English vocabulary exercises with pronunciation help.

Business Emporium is a collection of business English vocabulary, quizzes, tests, lessons, etc.

Business English Online offers lots of free downloadable business English worksheets plus a business English Web Guide.

Business Vocabulary with teacher Joe gives useful business vocabulary with clear sample sentences.

English-at-home offers dozens of useful links dealing with every conceivable facet of Business English

LinkEngPark is one of my favorite listening sites, as it gathers together links of every podcast and listening material out there. There’s a huge number of Business English podcasts listed on the site.


Christina Rebuffet-Broadus offers a diverse selection of videos that look at authentic activities, such as…


Adam Simpson,

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