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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. 

Oct 9, 2018

Hello everyone and welcome to another episode of the Art of Business English This week we are going to work on some useful skills for maintaining a conversation with an individual in English. I know that many people find it difficult to feel confident in social situations and trying to maintain a conversation can be difficult when you are not sure what to say or when you are not feeling very confident. This can be made worse if you are talking to a native person.  


If you are the type of person who struggles with social English or you find yourself not knowing what to say, then you are going to love today’s episode. In the episode I will be showing you how to listen for key words and how to use open questions to promote dialogue.


With that being said, let’s look at what is covered in today’s episode. By the end of today’s lesson, you will know the following:


  • How to start a conversation with a person
  • How to use different question types
  • How to use intonation to show interest
  • How to use keywords and the power of listening for elaborating on a topic
  • Simple questions for maintaining a conversation


Let’s get things started.