VV 48 – English Vocabulary for Manufacturing 2

In this Business English vocabulary lesson, we’ll look at English vocabulary related to the manufacturing process. This includes research and development, or R&D, as well as making prototypes. Next we’ll look at different approaches to manufacturing, including lean manufacturing, total quality management, or TQM, and Six Sigma. And most manufacturers follow a set of standards called ISO, especially ISO 9001 and ISO14001. Finally, we’ll look at a variety of manufacturing processes, such as machining, molding and extruding.

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VV 47 – English Vocabulary for Manufacturing 1

In this Business English vocabulary lesson, we’ll look at English vocabulary related to manufacturing. Companies manufacture goods in plants, or factories, where they put together raw materials or various parts and components into a final product. We’ll cover ideas such as fabrication, as well as the assembly line, where goods are assembled. Manufacturers rely on quality control, or QC, to ensure the quality of their finished goods.

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VV 46 – The 4 Ps of the Marketing Mix (Part 2)

In this Business English vocabulary lesson, we’re going to look at the marketing mix, which is made up of the four Ps of marketing: product, price, place and promotion. We’ll look at the idea of placement, which is all about a product’s market coverage and how it gets to market through logistics and a company’s distribution channels. The final P is promotion, or advertising, which may involve public relations and marketing campaigns, including in-store promotions.

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