… and the winner is …
Simply Business has just won the BELMA 2016 Gold award at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
BELMA (Best European Learning Materials Awards) are presented every year to excellent educational materials from Europe.
Students look at job descriptions and the style in which they are written. They then write a brief description for their own jobs. After that they conduct interviews to find a suitable candidate to do their job for them when they go to the Bahamas.Details
Students match factory signs to descriptions, then study and use the language of each. For continued practice they collect different signs from their surroundings.Details
Students write two true sentences and one lie about their business experiences. Their classmates then interview them to try to identify which is the lie. They then go on to read company histories and again write three sentences for their classmates to guess which are true and which are lies.Details
Students are given discussion topics for small talk and, should they get stuck, cue cards introducing a new subject. As they speak, they are observed by their group members who later give them feedback on their grammar use.Details
Students discuss everyday objects and how marketing strategies can differ. They are then given an item of office equipment and design their own strategy to try and convince their classmates to invest in it.Details
Students write sentences about company histories and then research facts to see if they are true. At the end of the activity, the class make bids for the correct facts.Details