Business cards

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

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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 my country, we don't have any surname. We have name only. We don't have any first name last name like that.
Hi I am from Bangladesh, in my country people are used to write their sure name at the end and they write their original/first name at first.For example: Sonjoy Das,here first name is "Sonjoy" and sure name is "Das". Thanks
In my country, China, people usually put their surname first. I believe it is part of Chinese culture. I also believe this style is very common in other countries. By the way, in addresses in China, people write the country first, which is the same as in South Korea.
I think we use both versions. It depends on how it fits. Besides we use patronymics (middle name) without fail.
At the end, for example my full name is: Leonardo Vinícius Lisboa da Cruz, and I put in my business card just “Leonardo Cruz”
i am from Viet Nam. My full name is Nguyen Thi Kim Thu. "Nguyen" is my family name of my Dad. so you can see, in my country, people put their surname first.
In my country, Brazil, do people put their surname at the end. For example, my name Cássio Silva de Sousa. Then, the people can call me Cássio Sousa.
In my country, people always write surname fisrt and then forename at the end . For instance. My full name is Han Moc Thien, with Han is my family name of my dad or mom, Moc is my surname and Thien is my personal name
In my Viet Nam, we put the surname first and the forename at the end. For instance, My full name is Nguyen Dang Hoang Nam with Nguyen and Dang is my family name of my Dad and mom, Hoang is my surname and Nam is my personal name.
It depends on the people themselves ,some people prefer to write their surname first but the other like to write it last .for me I always write my surname first
in my country people always put their last name or surname at the end of the name. but i always put my surname first and given name at the end.
In Nigeria, this is mostly specify by the person requiring such information, as majority either put it first or at the end.
In my country, we have the only given name except my nationality. The surname or family name is put at front the opposite of western country for instance Ding Rin Bawk San Aung. The family name is Ding Rin and Bawk San Aung is given name
In my country we used to but our surename at the end, for ex my sure name is Alomdaa so I put it after my actual name so we write Lamees aalomdaa and so on .. Just the oppsite in Britain. .