The titles in this Collins Cobuild Key Words series have been specially created for learners of English who want to improve their career prospects.
Key Words for Retail covers the 500 most important words used in the retail industry, and will give learners a solid grounding in the key words and phrases that they will need as they start their studies or career in the industry.
This book is unique in that the vocabulary items are organized alphabetically, in a dictionary style, and words are clearly labelled according to topic. Vocabulary-building features, synonyms, and collocations help learners to enrich their vocabulary and increase their accuracy and fluency. Vocabulary items are explained using simple language and are presented in a clear and easy-to-use format. Example sentences for every entry show how the word is really used in English, and have been taken from subject-specific corpora from the 4.5 billion-word Collins Corpus. To help users consolidate what they have learnt, this book also contains a thematic word list section, organized according to topic.
There is a self-study section which includes practice material, which will ensure that users really learn these fundamental words and phrases. The book comes with an audio CD, which contains audio of all 500 headwords and example sentences. Communication for work and study is crucial, so this additonal help with pronunciation will help to bulid the learners' confidence when speaking English.
Other titles in this series includes Key Words for the Hospitality, Oil & Gas, Automotive Engineering, Accounting, Finance, Accounting, Insurance, Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Electrical Engineering industries.