Microcredit is a financial innovation made famous by the Grameen Bank in Bangladesh. This bank has successfully enabled very poor people to start businesses, create jobs, earn incomes and get out of poverty.
A string of affairs made sports idol Tiger Woods balls up his marriage and career and rock the sports industry. Now, after his divorce, will Woods find his game again? Review idioms related to balls in general and golf in particular.
The Spotlight 9/2010 feature shows you how to make the most of the 15 seconds of attention your CV gets. Describe the positions you had, starting each line with a power verb that says exactly what you did on the job.
On the phone you need "survival phrases", listening skills and standard, ready-to-use chunks of language you don't have to think about. Find out about online audio sites to brush up your listening and speaking skills and review phrases for making arrangements.
The broadcasting and marketing revenues from the 2010 World Cup in South
Africa include a record $1 billion in sponsorship deals — 80 per cent
more than in 2006, according to market analyst Sportcal. And that during a
Japan's stagnant economy is getting a boost from hundreds of thousands
of Chinese tourists. They want to show off their newfound wealth by
buying classic Japanese goods, from Canon digital cameras to Seiko
watches to Shiseido cosmetics.