Business cards

Listen to four people talk about their jobs to practise and improve your listening skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Transcript

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A: Hello, Doctor Miller. It's nice to meet you.  

B: Please call me Peter.

A: OK. Are you a medical doctor? It must be helpful when you sell medical equipment.

B: Actually, no. My doctorate was in electronic engineering, but it's still helpful for me when I sell our equipment.


B

Good morning, everyone. I'm happy to be here today to tell you about our new project. My name is Alessandro Rossi. I'm the project leader on the Starlight programming project.


C

Pleased to meet you. Here's my card. My real name is Megumi Tanaka, but people who are not from my country think it's difficult to say my name, so I use another name, Meg, when I'm working internationally.


D

Hello, everyone. My name's Andres Mulligan. I'm very happy to be joining this team for the next few months and learning more about research and development.

Reading text

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DX Medical Equipment Ltd
Dr Peter Miller
Sales Director

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*Space10 Designs*
Alessandro Rossi
Lead Programmer

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Global Engineering Consults
Megumi Tanaka
Product Manager

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MaXtin Ltd
Andres Mulligan Jr
Intern, R&D team
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Submitted by 7Elhoussaine A. on Fri, 03/07/2020 - 15:09

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In my country, business cards include the informations about the person; his name, his position in the company and also the company name and their website.
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Submitted by EWS on Wed, 01/07/2020 - 11:01

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hello I think modern business card have a general informations about company. Important is name of a person his position, company name and website which provide to details about company
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Submitted by Onur on Tue, 30/06/2020 - 19:11

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The people who have a job in my country Turkey, have their name, surname, position in the company, the name of the company, the address of the company, phone number, cellphone number, personal e-mail address and web site of the company on their business cards.

Submitted by Ronake on Sat, 27/06/2020 - 22:01

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In my country, a simple business card include these personal information; Name, Surname, the name of the company, the job position, phone number, and email address.

Submitted by joshnamep on Sun, 21/06/2020 - 17:00

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I am not sure but according to some business cards I have seen before in Vietnam. I can say that there are some below: address of the office some icon of their field company name telephone number and cellphone number email address and so on....

Submitted by Esperance15 on Fri, 19/06/2020 - 21:50

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In general business card as the information below: company name Surname and name of the person His position to the company Office Telephone number/ cellphone number Email adress
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Fri, 19/06/2020 - 14:55

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Recently I see some business cards with a face picture with the name.

Submitted by hangnt5 on Fri, 19/06/2020 - 09:48

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Hi everyone, in my country, the business cards are containing Name of person, job title, the company name, address, phone number, email to connect with them.

Submitted by Ragdaalamin on Fri, 19/06/2020 - 00:25

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hello in my country business card contain their job and address phone number and email to conect with them
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Submitted by Hennadii on Wed, 17/06/2020 - 16:47

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I guess it's business cards are the same in all countries. We use business cards to introduce ourselves, creating new business connections. So you have to share your name, phone number, e-mail, company's name and job title.

Submitted by MUHAMMAD YOUNUS on Tue, 16/06/2020 - 06:38

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Hello everyone, this is Muhammad Younus, I am from Pakistan. Here People have a lot of information on their business cards like contact number, email address, name, company's name, and what services they provide. Thanks
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Submitted by Basar Huzni on Mon, 08/06/2020 - 15:31

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Hello, everyone. I'm from Iraq. usually, In my country the business cards are containing Name of person, Phone number, Email address, company address and anything helpful to the people to contact. In general, Unfortunately In my country more than people don't have a business cards.

Submitted by MAE on Fri, 05/06/2020 - 05:59

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Actually, there will be a personal name, the position, company's name and address, also phone number be printed.

Submitted by Asni on Thu, 04/06/2020 - 21:32

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In my country, on a business card you may find the logo and name of the company, its phone number, address and e-mail as well. Besides, it may have the product or service provided by the company described in a few words, usually two or three words. And of course the function or job of the employee who uses the business card.

Submitted by mohammaed hamidi on Tue, 02/06/2020 - 21:47

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hello guys i am search a person to speak with him/her to improve my langauge thank you

Hello mohammaed hamidi

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Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by Mamta Gusain on Sat, 30/05/2020 - 15:23

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people have a lot of information in their business card which lets customers know about them. it contains Full name, their firm name, qualification/specialization, years of experience, contact details e.g. email address, website address and phone number and address.

Submitted by Rafa on Wed, 27/05/2020 - 19:51

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Hi everyone!!. In my country, usually , in our bussines cards must to have the firts name , the famille name , your profesional dégrée , the company name , the website, phone number , email and addres company

Submitted by amal.araia on Wed, 27/05/2020 - 17:12

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Business cards in my country shows a full name, passion, name of compan, kinds of services and brands of equipments that they provide, phone, adress, e-mail, web site, and work hours.
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Submitted by Santiago Perez on Tue, 26/05/2020 - 01:09

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Hi! In Latin American Countries all providers of services and profesionals use bussines cards, in it show name and surname, professional degree, name of company, kinds of services and brands of equipments that they provide, phone, adress, e-mail, and web site and others data.
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Submitted by Ivanox76 on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 07:53

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Good day for everyone! On my business a lot of people show in their cards information about their skills and their experience, and also they show their profession degree.

Submitted by Milena1 on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 23:02

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In my profession it is not common to use a business card because I am a teacher, but in the country, many people, both professionals and technical service providers, mechanics and business managers use them. They usually contain name, surname, email, telephone number, the name of the company and / or service it provides.

Submitted by c.lopes23 on Wed, 13/05/2020 - 19:16

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In my country the cards have a name, professionally, email address and mobile number,

Submitted by joanna-liu on Mon, 11/05/2020 - 09:44

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In my country, Business cards have name\ position\phone number\email and wechat number, the other side of card have companys'logo and companys' address.
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Submitted by ILYES on Sun, 10/05/2020 - 16:15

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I find in the business card the name of the shop owner and his phone number . name of the shop and his profection . time of work

Submitted by Tarek Imam on Sat, 09/05/2020 - 13:26

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In my company our business card includes the name,the mobile number, the position, email and the Adress for the company

Submitted by Hello from Russia on Tue, 05/05/2020 - 13:07

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In my company is usually a logo, the name of the company, a full name, a position, a phone number, a mobile phone number, email, skype, and address.

Submitted by Fatemeh.Najafzadeh on Mon, 04/05/2020 - 02:18

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In my country, a business card has informations including full name, education degree, profession, the name of company, phone number، email address and at the end company’s address and website.

Submitted by DANIELAE on Fri, 01/05/2020 - 00:16

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It's usually to find business cards with the Company's name, entrepreneur's name, his Number phone, address and proffession.

Submitted by Cristhopher on Thu, 30/04/2020 - 05:18

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Hello. In my country, it is very common for the business cards to include a logo and name of the company, the full name of the person, position in the company, physical address, contact numbers, email and some also includes the website address.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Tue, 28/04/2020 - 16:02

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Also busines card contains logo for company in our country

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Tue, 28/04/2020 - 15:57

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In our country most people's business card contains name, surname,emal,phone number for contact and company name which they worked or working.

Submitted by konatenasty on Tue, 28/04/2020 - 14:28

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On most business cards, there is the logo of the compagny, the full name of the employee,the position they occupy,the adress of the office, telephone number ,fax, an email.

Submitted by Youssef Karfouh on Mon, 27/04/2020 - 15:00

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in my country the business card must contain : full name , logo of the company , name of the post , the date of joining the compnay .

Submitted by Titi on Sun, 26/04/2020 - 21:47

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It's an interesting question, well in all fairness i think i would have to say that it really depends on a person what exactly to put on his business card, OK to be more direct some information which can be found on business cards in my country are : the identification of person, the logo of his campany, his occupation, his contacts emailadress and his picture just above of his business card.

Submitted by miroslaw_kaw on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 23:18

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In my country most people on their business card have logo, full name, the position they occupy at work, phone number and email address. Some people have their photos on it.

Submitted by Mustapha on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 12:21

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Here, my business card contains the full name, grade and society

Submitted by Emirito on Tue, 21/04/2020 - 15:24

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Normally, people put in its card the academic grade, name, position in the company, department, email address, phone and fax. Finally, in the bottom side, the company address and website

Submitted by Ronald729 on Sun, 19/04/2020 - 17:49

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In my countries, business card must be have company name, full name ,moblie phone no ,postsition and email address, some guys will show their degree behind the business card.

Submitted by mahyoub alobaidy on Sat, 18/04/2020 - 14:27

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in my country business card must be contian some information as below name comany and product position and name person whow contact with name firm and logo for company website and email address for company and person.

Submitted by Ronake on Sat, 18/04/2020 - 00:51

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In my county Bussines cards must have these information; Name of the company, their logo, email address, number contact, names of the person who you can contact, and information abou service or product that they are offering.

Submitted by Aisha Mohammed… on Thu, 16/04/2020 - 20:25

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I'm not see business card before it

Submitted by Swapnil on Thu, 16/04/2020 - 19:59

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Business card in my country contain Name of person, his post, mail id and contact Name of firm, logo, website, mail id, office contacts

Submitted by Leonardo_barcelona on Wed, 15/04/2020 - 00:39

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In my country, the same that in England (that means name, position in the company, name of the company) plus phone number and email.

Submitted by SHELJA on Sun, 12/04/2020 - 13:26

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In my country, Business cards must have information is Company name, logo, website address, email address, contact number and name of contact person.

Submitted by himawari on Sat, 11/04/2020 - 10:20

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In my country, people usually have their names, companies, phone numbers, emails and maybe some quotes on their business card

Submitted by Minerva on Fri, 10/04/2020 - 01:49

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In my country the business card usually has academic degree, full name, the logo of the company , name of the company, telephone number at the office and personal number, the email

Submitted by Emily Mellor on Wed, 08/04/2020 - 12:34

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In my country, the business card contains full name, company, contact number, address, email

Submitted by Aya Sayed on Sun, 05/04/2020 - 19:10

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In my country , the business card contains the full name, a dress, phone number and nationality .
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Submitted by zabiullah on Thu, 02/04/2020 - 14:01

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this lesson is very perfect and helpfull...i always enjoy it when i do the tasks...these days people are staying at home for dangerous of corona virus...every one might do some activities at home but actually i read some comic books to enjoying and read some news online...