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 cicerocoghi on Sun, 22/10/2023 - 11:51

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On the business cards are some personal information like name, function work, phone number, email contact and some infirmation about the company.

Submitted by minesey on Mon, 16/10/2023 - 07:42

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I don't see much business card in my country.

Submitted by pikanov on Thu, 12/10/2023 - 02:50

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Recently, in my country, business cards usually contain information such as full name (sometimes with academic title), occupation, phone/WhatsApp, email, and office address.

Submitted by Mleko on Wed, 04/10/2023 - 18:21

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Honestly, I didn't see much business cards in my life. But I'm sure that there usually are data (?) like Name and Surname, what position someone occupy and phone number.

Submitted by 4324613540 on Mon, 02/10/2023 - 19:51

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In my country, those people who have shop or company or who are doctors, engineers, designer and.....usually have business card .Business card contains information such as name of the shop,company or individual,phone number,email adress,adress,introducing products or services and links connected to social media.

Submitted by PEKO on Wed, 27/09/2023 - 21:52

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Name, contact number, job title and company address

Submitted by MartaEGC on Wed, 13/09/2023 - 12:11

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In my country, we have many different visit cards. Traditional ones are made of paper, and more modern ones are a microchip. Both have the name, surname, company name, address, email address, and phone number and for microchips personal connections to social media.

Submitted by Toan3002 on Mon, 28/08/2023 - 10:18

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Most of the information on business cards has their name, title, phone numbers, website, email address, and company address.

Submitted by Kais Bouaine on Sat, 19/08/2023 - 20:05

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People in my country put it in their business cards
Their names, jobs, phone numbers, and emails