What is the vital ingredient in sealing any successful business deal? The answer is simple; clear communication, your ideas and concepts transformed into concise and effective words and phrases which really hit the spot when it comes to making the right kind of impression. In today’s tough business world dominated by the English language, some of you may be hampered by the feeling that your skills do not allow you to say in English what you could rattle off in Spanish in seconds and drive your point home in precisely the way you want to. In Business Spanish your message comes across loud and clear and all the subtle nuances that you need to include come to you naturally and automatically. In English, wasting valuable seconds searching for the right expression often means you strike others as stumbling and uncertain in your business aims when nothing could be further from the truth. Well, Dr. Emmanuel Skourtis and his team are on hand to give you back the advantage, provide a boost to your communication skills in English and bring them on par with those you employ when you go about making your presence felt in your native Spanish. Coupled with his own experience of over 25 years as a top business executive who has come up against all the pitfalls of using English and has triumphed over the challenges, Dr. Skourtis has drawn upon the services of a number of highly rated and distinguished business people from a broad range of fields as well as experts in the grammatical, syntactical and lexicographical elements of English. The help they offer you comes in the form of a Spanish to English/ English to Spanish guide to navigate you through the process of using the language in every conceivable environment connected with work and work-related activities. We guarantee that frequent use of this guide will get you the results you desire. The concept is that through repetition, clarity of communication in Business English will become second nature to you, as easy as riding a bike or driving a car. You will find all the useful common Spanish phrases with which you conduct your business and how they are accurately expressed in natural English conversation. Dr. Skourtis and his team have left no stone unturned in their quest to provide you with as comprehensive an aid as possible, delving deep as they do into the English lexicon and all the areas of business and preempting all your possible needs. It is in this aspect that their immense experience really shows. Their initiative is truly unprecedented. It is the first time a group of people with intimate and extensive knowledge of the business world, who know why it is so vital to always stay one step ahead of the opposition and how to get that competitive edge, have come together with English language experts to bring you a Spanish to English guide that speaks in an authentic voice, one that you will encounter out there in the real world where business is enacted on a day to day basis. They know what they are talking about. Everything that is included in the book, they’ve been there, they’ve done that! This book reflects real life. It is about getting where you want to go and, like its writers have managed, consigning all doubts to the waste paper basket. As a final thought, there can be no better description of this book than as a guardian angel ready to take you by the hand and guide you through the cut-throat world of business whose sole aim is to empower you to make clear and confident contributions in all your business dealings and stride out boldly towards success. You’ll go from being a timid, reluctant user of English, avoiding situations where you feel exposed, to somebody up for the challenge of using It every day, enjoying immensely each and every conversation you have in English and having a great time into the bargain!