Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 8: Episode 21 | The Language of Meetings

When it comes to the decision making process and holding meetings, there’s a set agenda for you to follow. In this agenda will be objectives, priorities, data analysis, alternatives, pros + cons, and making the final decision. However, how can you open up sentences in these six categories? In today’s episode, I’ll give you a dozen ways to do so, along with hearing a completely discombobulated (confusing) meeting with constant interruptions. 


Business English Podcast | Corporate Finance | Presenting Slides & Useful Language

Business presentations that involve data analysis are like emails — it contains the same type of language, verbs, and you would have to throw in some complex vocabulary to describe trends and other language, too. 

In today’s podcast, you’re going to hear me presenting slides, then a recording of someone else giving a presentation. 

Also, choose the best summary down below.

  • The presenter is explaining why sales have declined. 
  • The presenter is explaining why reduced net profit is a risk for the company. 
  • The presenter outlines the risks of rising level of inventory.


Business English Podcast | Corporate Finance | Vocabulary Describing Financial Changes

Welcome back to another corporate finance episode! Today we’re going to make collocations describing financial changes! This is going to be very useful for a lot of you, especially in next week’s segment for those who have to present financial changes in their company.


Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 8: Episode 18 | Where in The World Are They?

Based on the conversations in the podcast, where are they? Today, you will listen to a variety of different vocabulary between American and British English, and will also listen to eight conversations to understand where the conversation is taking place BASED on what is being said.


Business English Podcast | Corporate Finance | Financial Reports

When Warren Buffet was approached by Lehman Brothers just before they had gone under during the great financial crisis, he looked at the financial reports and said, “wow, this is bad.” With plummeting stocks and too many subprime loan mortgages, Warren knew that it was the end of Lehman.
In today’s episode, we’re going to look into the entire fallout of Lehman and I have a clip from the movie “The Big Short” when chaos was erupting in Morgan Stanley. Let’s dive in!


Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 8: Episode 16 | Remarkable Plane Journey & Journaling Your Travels

It’s very easy to fall into the trap of making a list of the worst thing, what you hate most, dislike most, etc. When it comes to business travel, and traveling in Thailand in general, there aren’t many BLISSFUL moments because of transportation woes, blatantly racist immigration officers, and even traffic on the tarmac of the runway. 

These are traps in which I fall into personally. But in this podcast, I’m going to give you collocations to journal and look at the beautiful moments of your personal/business travels — as well as the anecdote of my “back to America” trip from Aussie.


Arsenio’s Business English Podcast | Season 8: Episode 15 | From Small Talk to Big Talk

You might think that making personal contact, in this social media era, is much less important than it used to be. But to be honest with you, having a conversation, warming up and getting to know a potential client will give you a 6-7 times higher chance of them cooperating with you. Here are some rules and a role-play situation!