Author Ian Badger is a highly regarded business English author who runs his own corporate language training and consultancy company. His previous titles include: 'English for Business Life' (Cengage) and the 'English for Work' series (Pearson).
About the Collins English for Life series:
'... superb, attractively packaged series (...) excellent support for candidates preparing for the Cambridge FCE and higher (...) work on the topics, skills and current needs of the language learner (...) may be used in various ways: either by learners alone, by teachers, or by teacher trainers on language development courses.'
About English for Life: Listening:
'...takes extracts of discourse directly from the Cobuild corpus of English in order to integrate authentic examples with tasks on, for example, adapting to local customs.'
Wayne Trotman, EL Gazette, August 2012