Business cards

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

Instructions

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

2

*Space10 Designs*
Alessandro Rossi
Lead Programmer

3

Global Engineering Consults
Megumi Tanaka
Product Manager

4

MaXtin Ltd
Andres Mulligan Jr
Intern, R&D team

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Submitted by RicardoRodrigu… on Sun, 28/02/2021 - 05:20

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In my country, the business cards have had more information personal shall e-mail, facebook and linkedin, in ocasion it can have aditional infirmation with fax etc.

Submitted by Aless on Sun, 21/02/2021 - 03:52

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Here, a business card contains the name of the person or company, email, address, phone number, and a logo.

Submitted by MilGer on Sat, 20/02/2021 - 11:04

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Which information do people have on their business cards in your country? In my country bussines card have the person name, phone number,addres

Submitted by Sim on Mon, 15/02/2021 - 18:48

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In my country a business card contains: the logo of the company, company name, the name of the person, his job title, his contact details such us email, phone number, address and the web site. I think these are necessary information but you can write other information like a slogan or a skype name

Submitted by Brona on Thu, 11/02/2021 - 21:44

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The details that you usually find on a business card in my country are: company name , person's name and their designation, contact no, email id. Now a days you also find details of company's website and skype name.

Submitted by Nasywa Shiyami… on Thu, 11/02/2021 - 02:36

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Basically, the information on the business card in my country has information about name of person, name of company, number phone, email, and address. *Please correct my english, because your correction helps me a lot to proofread and improve my english. Thank You !!!*

Submitted by cmarmare on Wed, 27/01/2021 - 08:51

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In my country, business cards have the person name, organization, position, phone number, and email. And maybe a slogan.

Submitted by Brenda Patrici… on Mon, 25/01/2021 - 16:00

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People have on their business cards information such as name, last name, address, cellphone number, email address, profession and position.

Submitted by Leila77 on Thu, 21/01/2021 - 10:41

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In my country, a business card contains: the name of the person, his phone number, his email, his position, and the name of his company and its adress.