Business cards

Read four business cards to practise and improve your reading skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.

Reading text
KPD Foods
Bruno Silva
Head of Marketing
Address: Avenida Paulista 53, Bela Vista, São Paulo, 01311-914, Brazil
Tel: (+55) 11 8134 7706
Getty Telecommunications Ltd
Olivia Hoskins
International Project Manager
Address: 700 Rockville Street, Monroe, New York 10950, USA
Tel: (+1) 845 228 8396
Orion Education Services
Park Ji-Yeon
Director
Address: South Korea, Seoul, Jongno-gu, Sajik-ro-3-gil 23, 30174
Tel: (+82) 2 235-6482
ABC Travel
Rashid Khan
Sales Representative
Address: Hajar Road, Dubai, UAE
Tel: (+971) 4 677 3355
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In your country, do people put their surname first or at the end?
In our country, we put our surname first.

In your country, do people put their surname first or at the end?
-In my country (VietNam), people put surname at the end. For example, my last name is LY, I write my full name "Hồ Quí LY"

İn my country people always put the name first but in the army every officer put the last name first.

In Brazil we use the forename first, but the sometimes we don't even use the forename; we prefer to use nicknames (i.e. soccer players' names).

In my home country people put their surname at the end. And in the country I'm living people also put their surname at the end.

In your country, do people put their surname first or at the end?
In my home country people always write their first name first and they bring surname. but sometime they tell surname at the beginning at speaking and after a little pause, they say their first name.

In my country, the surname is the end. When you wanna call them as formal way (very very formal) you can call them by firstname

In my country, most of people put their surname name in last. SOME People put their surname in first.i put my surname in last.

Depend. When is formal something the people put their surneim first. But usually use the first name.
In my country usually people put their surname in the end. Some people who want against this this thing put their surname in the first. I have no surname only one name Suraj
It depends on the situation.If it's a formal one people should put their surname first otherwise not.
In my country, people put their surname name at the end, however some forms require it first.
No actually que name is first and after write a surname but sometimes if someone requests that surname put first (obviously) we write in first of all but always in my country write que name firstly
I'm from Peru and in my country the people write their names and then their surnames.
In my country, we put our surname at first. when I fill some information in English, I sometimes confused which name to write at first.
In my country people usually put their surname first, but honestly I would rather put it at the end.
In my country, we put our surname at the end of the name. But in fill the some form, surename put at the first and ended by name.
In Russia, the name is written on business cards first, and then the surname. In official documents, the surname is written first and then the name.
In my country, the people put their surname after that their name. Usually, they are two names and two last names
In my country, we don't have any surname. We have name only. We don't have any first name last name like that.