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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. 

Jan 27, 2022

Hi, welcome to this week’s episode of The Art of Business English. Have you ever been in an awkward situation and wondered how to express your discomfort in a polite way? Or have you ever needed to ask another person for something you need them to do without sounding bossy? In this episode we are going to review some expressions which will help you to achieve these purposes and pave the way to fix unpleasant situations smoothly.


Some of these phrases are useful to politely introduce a topic you need to discuss or to request a change of conduct; others convey that you are aware that your opinion might not be shared by the other person, but that you are asking for their consideration, and some others are used to make suggestions.


First, I will present you the expressions and then, give you an example on how to use them.