Videos for trainers

These videos were created for teachers and trainers attending my training courses and workshops on business English teaching. I welcome any feedback or comments you may have.


An introduction to business English.


Advantages and disadvantages of published materials, authentic materials, framework materials and tailor-made (bespoke) materials in a business English context.


A description of the needs analysis process in business English, looking at ways of collecting and analysing data to inform course design.


Evaluation in business English, including a discussion of types of evaluation, tests, criteria, and calculating ROI in a corporate training context.


Selected talks

Here are some slides from a few of my recent talks.  If you attended one of my talks and the slides are not included below, please get in contact and I will send you a copy.


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Exploiting technical drawings (Munich, Germany, 5 Dec 2015)
FRENDO Exploiting technical drawings.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.1 MB
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Where are we with BELF and where are we going? (Munich, Germany, 5 Nov 2016)
Session D2 - Evan Frendo - Where are we
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.6 MB
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Maritime communication: is the native speaker part of the problem? (Busan, South Korea, 19 Oct, 2017)
FRENDO Maritime Communication Is the nat
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Minimizing miscommunication in the workplace (Chennai, India, 28 Jul 2018)
FRENDO Minimizing miscommunication in th
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.5 MB
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Teaching the language of negotiations - challenges and compromises (Chennai, India, 28 Jul 2018)
Teaching the language of negotiations.pd
Adobe Acrobat Document 4.2 MB
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Teaching accommodation strategies in the business English classroom (Hamburg, Germany, 1 Sep 2018)
Frendo 2018 Teaching accommodation in th
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Teaching English for the international workplace: meeting the challenges (Tokyo, Japan, 8 Sep 2018)
Frendo Teaching English for the internat
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.2 MB

Future directions in ELT: Where are we headed? (IATEFL Conference closing plenary, Liverpool, UK, 5 April 2019)

From 23:37 to 35:26

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Task-based assessment in the business English / ESP classroom (IATEFL Poland webinar 23 April 2019)
Frendo Task-based assessment.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.6 MB
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ELT it is a-changing (ELTAF Conference, Frankfurt, Germany, 29 Jun 2019)
Frendo ELTAF 2019.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 3.7 MB
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Improving maritime communication between ship and shore (International Maritime Safety Conference, Busan, South Korea, 4 Sep 2019)
Frendo Improving maritime communication.
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.3 MB
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How to teach specialist lexis (IATEFL BESIG Conference, Berlin, Germany, 11 Oct 2019)
How to teach specialist lexis.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 4.7 MB

The world of business English (BRAZ-TESOL BESIG, webinar, 31 Oct 2020)

From 4:27 to 1:18:10

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Data-driven learning - a little more colour (IATEFL BESIG Conference, Online, 13 Nov 2020)
Data-driven learning - a little more col
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.8 MB
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Business English materials - Where are we now? (1st Inter-ELTA Members' Day, Online, 28 Nov 2020)
Business English Materials - Where are w
Adobe Acrobat Document 2.8 MB
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Creating the right impression (ELTA Rhine, Online, 27 Feb 2021)
Creating the right impression ELTA Rhine
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Creating the right impression handout EL
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