There are many ways to learn business English well, just leave the classroom, you should not be separated from the learning environment, you can also find a better learning method in life. For example, watching English movies. Friends who learn business English with zero foundation should create this kind of atmosphere. Watching a few business movies can also help your study.
The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Synopsis: This film is based on the personal autobiography “The Wolf of Wall Street” by former Wall Street stockbroker Jordan Belfort. In the crisis-ridden investment world, Jordan Belfort, who is in charge of Stratton Oakmont, has an extravagant life and strong strength. In 1987, the 22-year-old Jordan entered the Rothschild Company. He started as an operator. Under the guidance of senior broker Mark, he entered the world of stockbrokers full of drugs and desires. Six months later, due to “Black Monday”, Jordan turned A small company that relied on selling “penny stocks” succeeded with its clever tongues. It set up a separate door with neighbor Downey and a group of friends, walked in the gray area and made a lot of profits. It was called the “Wolf of Wall Street”. However, The FBI has begun to pay attention to him…
This autobiographical film of the same name adapted from Wall Street stockbroker Jordan Belfort is fundamentally different from traditional crime films: it does not propose clear moral judgments in the film, let alone arrange a moral ending for good and evil for the characters. It focuses on crime details and extravagant life, and pays very little attention to the victims. On the surface, this is simply a “sea and sky feast” that promotes the supremacy of money; but as long as the audience is willing to experience the clips behind the images, the changes in the fate of the characters, and the lack of express satire and criticism between the lines.
Too Big to Fail (2011)
Synopsis: This film is adapted from the best-selling book “Big But Not Falling” by the chief reporter and columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin of the “New York Times”. It tells about the global financial crisis that broke out in 2008, using U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson as the main clue to record the decisions and actions of the power figures who determined the fate of the world’s largest economy within a few weeks. In order to save the global economy and get rid of financial difficulties, not only Paulson did his best, but also Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke, New York Federal Reserve Bank President Tim Geithner and others also used their personal relationships and channels. In addition, Warren Buffett, investment bankers, British regulators, and almost all members of parliament have participated in this financial war without gunpowder.
Inside Job (2010)
Synopsis: In 2008, the global financial tsunami caused many countries to fall into a financial crisis, with losses as high as 20 trillion U.S. dollars. Millions of people joined the unemployed army and even lost their homes… This film traces the global financial industry through detailed data collection. Fierce men, politicians, and financial journalists have disclosed the path to the rise of financial predators, and the shocking truth behind the corruption policies of the industry and academia.
The Corporation (2003)
Synopsis: This documentary uses profound and simple methods to critically reveal the inherent operation and development history of modern enterprises from the four aspects of the essence, evolution, impact and possible future of modern enterprises. Controversial impact and possible future development. At the beginning of the film, the diagnostic criteria of “WHO International Classification of Diseases 10th Edition” and “Mental Disease Diagnostic Statistics Manual 4th Edition” are adopted to conduct personality checks on those consortia or large corporations in an attempt to reveal the true face of multinational corporations. . The film took six years to complete and interviewed 40 people from different industries. These elites in the industry showed up and revealed the amazing secret of corporate organizations’ ultimate mission of making profits. We are indeed sick. We are profiteering, indifferent, anti-social personality, etc. All we can do is rely on our courage, wisdom and determination to stop it.
Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
Synopsis: This drama is an unofficially authorized biographical film describing Apple and Microsoft. The film is adapted from “Silicon Valley Fire” written by Paul Freberg and Michael Sven. It tells the story of Berkeley University in the United States through the founders of Apple, the young Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak; The founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates in his student days, his high school friends Steve Balmore, Paul Allen and other people tell the story of “Apple” and “Microsoft” The original development history.
It tells the story of Apple and Microsoft, the grudge between Jobs and Bill Gates, and the pirate logic and philosophy of the strong in Silicon Valley. How did Silicon Valley’s high-tech companies incubate? What kind of market rules did young people under 25 use, and how did market rules, customers, and competitors form a community? An endless stream of conspiracies shrouded Silicon Valley. Overhead.
The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)
Synopsis: After graduating from university, Novel came to the streets of New York to find a job. He lacked experience and could only work as a mailroom clerk in a financial company. Soon after the president committed suicide, the real power of the company fell into the hands of the old and cunning board member Masber. This had nothing to do with Novell. Unexpectedly, Masber would have the seemingly stupid promise to achieve his goal of acquiring the company at a low price. Weir was appointed as his puppet president. At this moment, Novel is working hard on his new invention, the hula hoop. Masber wanted to use this invention to make the company’s stock drop to a freezing point. Unexpectedly, the hula hoop became popular after the launch, and the company’s stock rose sharply. Masber, annoyed and furious, began to make a big splash in secret, causing the company’s situation to plummet. Nowell has become a target of public criticism and may even be imprisoned in a mental hospital. Desperate, he returned to the top floor of the company building again, ready to jump a hundred, but at this moment, the former president who had passed away appeared…
Corporate governance, the actual operation of the corporate board of directors, etc. are rare practical teaching plans in this film.
Glengarry Glenn Ross (1992)
Synopsis: Larry, who specializes in acquiring other companies and then selling his properties in batches to obtain huge profits, has always been known for his sharp eyesight and cruelty, and is regarded by many as a pirate on Wall Street. But Larry always disagrees. He thinks that the most attractive thing in the world is money, especially money grabbed from others. But this time when Larry saw a cable company, he ran into an opponent; the other party hired a smart, capable and beautiful female lawyer Katilee to deal with him. The two were tit-for-tat and evenly matched, and after a few more wits, there was a spark of love. But between love and money, how does Larry choose?
Wall Street (1987)
Synopsis: American Wall Street stock market tycoon Gordon Geco is a master in the financial world, and everyone is in awe. In financial wars staged anytime, anywhere, he can always win every battle. Paul Bud, a fledgling New York University graduate, was ambitious, but he was full of enthusiasm and failed to report. By chance, he came into contact with Geike, used a stock market insider to help him make a lot of money and was reused, becoming one of Geike’s partners. Under the thirst for money, beauty, and high society, Bud began to use all the people around him to spy on all beneficial business intelligence and profit for himself. Until the acquisition of Blue Star Airlines, where his father worked, the insatiable Gekko turned his back and wanted to disband and sell it, which made Bud, who still had a conscience, wake up. He took advantage of all the stock market tactics that Geico taught him, and fought back fiercely against the tycoon Geico and helped his father save Blue Star Airlines. However, because of illegal manipulation of stock internal trading, Bud had to face cold bars.
The young stockbroker desperately wants to succeed and is determined to follow his hero Gordon Geco, a wealthy and unscrupulous corporate predator. For the first time, the nature of business and the greed of people in front of money have been portrayed in a movie for the first time. Looking at my heartache, I feel itchy.
The Coca-Cola Kid (1985)
Synopsis: A weird marketing expert visited Coca-Cola’s branch in Australia. He found that Coca-Cola had zero share in a canyon that was dominated by soft drinks made by an old man himself. As a carbonated beverage marketer, he had to answer a question, why is there not a bottle of Coca-Cola in a remote Australian town? Marketing is an indispensable part of business, especially in entrepreneurship.
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