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Andrew Ambrosius invites you to The Art of Business English (AOBE). The premier podcast for Spanish speakers who wish to improve their business English skills and confidence. Listen in as guests discuss their business experience and the ups and downs of learning English as a second language and applying it to their trade. These compelling interviews reveal how even the best had to go through the often daunting task of learning a second language. Be inspired as they share their stories and show us all that anyone with the desire and focus can work with international clients of all levels. In up-close-and-personal candid conversations, inspirational and empowering business leaders uncover the raw truth behind their business and their beginnings. Andrew asks those penetrating questions we all want to ask like , how can I overcome my fears and do business in English, even when I think my level is too low? What were the breakthroughs and sometimes breakdowns that got you to where you are now? And how have you overcome your fears and self doubt? This inspirational and uplifting show also gives listeners the opportunity to learn with our guests, as Andrew offers interesting tips and insight into how even the best can improve their business English skills. One of a kind and unique in every aspect. Welcome to The Art of Business English. 

Apr 26, 2018

Episode 023 - How to make your emails more formal using the passive voice


It’s great to be back, I hope you’re having a great week. I’ve got a super interesting and useful video podcast episode for you today. In this episode we are going to be looking at the 3rd part of our 3 part series on improving email. We are going to look at how we can use the passive voice to make our emails sound more formal.


Have you ever thought to yourself that your emails are too informal and you always use the same language, even though you know that you should be modifying your style and tone for different business situations? If you have ever been frustrated by your lack of formality when writing emails then today’s episode is going to take your emails to the next level. In this episode we are going to explain how to form the passive voice, some common passive voice expressions and also show you how to modify an email to make it sound more formal.


So, grab a pen and get ready to take some notes as we show you first hand how to improve your emails.


I hope you love the episode, if you do then spread the word and share it with your friends and work colleagues.