Article Reaction: Stephen Evans “Designing tasks for the Business English classroom”

One big goal of this Business English blog is to figure out what exactly Business English is and the implications for teaching. So I really enjoyed reading “Designing Tasks for the Business English Classroom” by Stephen Evans (Hong Kong Polytechnic University). In an...

The Tone Guide

In this post I’d like to introduce you to the tone guide I made for my writing students. Here it is. (Click on it to see a bigger version.) So helping my students with grammar and style has always been easy. But there was a third element: tone. Students would...