FROM THE EDITOR
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Contributors
Letters to the Editor
Write to Us
Spread the Word
Back Issues
Index

FEATURE
Issues in Business
English teaching

Learner independence
in Business English

Birthday Greetings
Happy birthday
MED Magazine!

COLUMNS
Language Interference
Making friends with Polish
True friends, false friends, unreliable friends and
friends in disguise

Focus on Language
Study:

Introduction
Word formation
Compounds and acronyms
UK version  US version

New words of the year
A review of 2004
in twelve words

Top Tips for Business English
Teaching presentation skills:
Presentation Essentials 2
Activities  Teacher's notes

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