Business cards

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.

Preparation

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

3

Global Engineering Consults
Megumi Tanaka
Product Manager

4

MaXtin Ltd
Andres Mulligan Jr
Intern, R&D team

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Hi Eriksen,

Unfortunately, sharing personal contact details is not allowed in our House Rules. But you can practise conversation by writing comments and replies here on this site :)

Best wishes,

Jonathan

The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by Tania Arely Lo… on Thu, 11/03/2021 - 21:10

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The business Cards is a powerful instrument among negotiation tactics. They are formal messages that are sent from company to company, business to customer, or customer to business. There are several elements to consider in a good business Cards. The language in a business Cards should be elegant and technical, Caring for and promoting the image of the company, as well as capturing a greater market is not only the exclusive responsibility of a marketing manager. The ability to negotiate, the power of persuasion and communication with clients is the responsibility of all the key members of the company, from the board of directors, to the sales force, production, marketing and customer service. Everyone at some point will be in need of writing a business Cards.

Submitted by Tessa on Wed, 10/03/2021 - 16:47

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A business card is one of the most important and cost-effective marketing tools a business has. It has a dual purpose. It is a tool to remind people about your business and it is the source of contact information that will allow customers and prospects to reach you. Your business card should include your business name, your name, title, phone number, website, email address.

Submitted by TIa vinaka on Tue, 09/03/2021 - 01:34

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People in my country have on their business cards information such as company name, the person name, job title, address, phone number, e-mail, URL of their website, and some people have their photo on their business card

Submitted by Giuliana on Mon, 08/03/2021 - 18:40

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I think in a business cards in my country a people talk about your experience in a discipline who studied and if they know a idiom.
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Submitted by mirtha on Fri, 05/03/2021 - 18:28

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A business card in my country contains: Organization/Company name with logo Name of the person Position Contact: mobile, phone number, email, Fax, address.

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