BMES 'old' posts

08 Jan 2010

Some posts from the news section of our 'old' website.  We have not replaced all of the links - so please contact us if you are interested in any of the items mentioned using the 'Contact' form on our Home page.



Using professional English in an international career - we have now taken down the summary slides from this talk (12/9/09).  Please contact if you attended the talk and would like copies. 

Good to see so many of you this afternoon.  Here are the handout slides as promised.  Good luck with your courses!


Using professional English in an international career. 

Ian Badger will be speaking to Bristol university overseas students on Monday 17th August 2009 at 4.10pm in Lecture Theatre LT1, 3-5  Woodland Road.  Summary slides will be posted here after the talk.


Banksy in Bristol

Banksy, Bristol's best-known local artist(!), has taken over the City Museum for a major free exhibition.  A great excuse to visit Bristol!  Check the BBC news story here 


Presentations at ETSIT, Madrid

Many thanks for your warm welcome at ETSIT yesterday.  It was great to see so many teachers, postgrad and undergrad students.  I have amalgamated some slides from the talks and they can be downloaded here. Please contact Steve Moran at for details of ' English for Business Life' course books and self study guides.  For any questions arising from the talks, please contact Ian at


Presentations in Milan, Turin and Rome: 12-14 May 2009.  If you attended the talks and would like copies of the handouts, please contact Ian at


Moscow images - 'English for Business Life' 17.2.09


Bristol a top ten world city.

Bristol has been named as one of the top ten cities to visit in 2009 by the new Dorling Kindersley Guide Book!  See Our Bristol courses and Our Bristol base


Ian will be speaking about 'English for Business Life' on behalf of Marshall Cavendish Education and Centercom on 16th February in St Petersburg and on 17th February in Moscow.  If you attended the talks and would like a copy of the handount, please email  See also the sample pages from English for Business Life Pre-Intermediate and Upper Intermediate which were referred to during the talks .  Contact Centercom for further details of how to obtain 'English for Business Life' in Russia..


Ian Badger will be speaking at the Carl-Duisberg-Center in Cologne (23.1.09) and at the Sprachentag at Bremen Volkshochschule (24.1.09).  Contact us for details of other events in Spain, Portugal and Italy in early 2009.


Ian is interviewed at the 'Journées nationales réseau des CEL' in Grenoble.  Watch the video!

11/6/2008  Ian Badger will be presenting at the 'Journées nationales réseau des CEL' conference in Grenoble on 19 June and will be the plenary speaker at the Langenscheidt event in Nuremburg on 21 June.  Contact BMES for further details.

3/3/2008 - Jan - April 2008: Presentations in Switzerland and Germany + new information about 'English from Business Life' published on the Langenscheidt website

6/11/2007 - BESIG Conference, Berlin

4/10/2007  -  See you at the Frankfurt Book Fair on 12 October 2007?

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