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

A

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 mamalirezaenglish on Wed, 29/12/2021 - 13:28

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Name, phone number and type of expertise are usually written on the business cards in my country.

Submitted by Albert73 on Tue, 28/12/2021 - 19:42

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I work at a university. My identification card contains the following information: Full name, adress, charge and the year.

Submitted by Kamelbenslimane on Sun, 21/11/2021 - 20:24

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In my company, we have some information in our business card. We have full name, number phone, address and email.

Submitted by Ehsan on Tue, 09/11/2021 - 15:35

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There are different and various information on the cards. for example some of them are his/her name, address, company name, phone number and etc.

Submitted by 06412SAN on Thu, 04/11/2021 - 21:28

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Business cards in my country the information contained is , social network's company, email, role

Submitted by LamVanPhuong on Tue, 02/11/2021 - 09:45

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actually i don't know clearly but i think on the business card of a person has your name, job, number phone, gmail address,...or something like that.

Submitted by metacaro90 on Sat, 30/10/2021 - 03:47

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In my country people doesn't use business cards. It's normal to use HV during an interview, offer services on social networks or advertising selling services.

Submitted by KyawMinThu on Sat, 23/10/2021 - 10:57

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In Burma , almost about 90% of business cards are including their names,
work phone numbers, their Email, address and Facebook QR Code.

Submitted by vuhoap on Fri, 15/10/2021 - 13:33

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In my country, people generally have some basic information such as name, organization, position, address, phone number, fax number and email address on their business cards.

Submitted by Pipka on Thu, 07/10/2021 - 10:37

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People s business cards in my country usually include first name, surname, middle name, position, logotype and company name, full address, phone number. As for me, I also have usually business card, but I would be prefer minimalism: only name and phone number)))