Business cards

Listen to four people talk about their jobs to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

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 hadeelhamadani95 on Mon, 30/01/2023 - 17:13

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Most company employees have business cards with the owner's personal information; name, email address, phone number, title, and company name.

Submitted by FeliipeAndresA on Wed, 18/01/2023 - 01:26

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At first, their names. Besides, the card shows their role in the company. And, of course, the name of the company.

Submitted by Youcef Oukkal on Tue, 17/01/2023 - 17:53

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name and surname adress mobile number e-mail adress

Submitted by student_w on Tue, 17/01/2023 - 09:20

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In my country, we usually have on our business postcard the most important information concerning:
- our educational level (e.g., degree and specialization);
- Contacts (e.g. office address, telephone number, mail and website

Submitted by Ndrkdbrgnv on Sat, 07/01/2023 - 10:20

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In my country we have to write our email address, phone number, home address and work experience in abusiness card.

Submitted by lylarv on Fri, 06/01/2023 - 22:40

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According to the card i have now in hand, the most important information is: company name, type of product, telephone and address.

Submitted by sedepsec_a on Tue, 03/01/2023 - 17:37

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the adrees, e-mail, and the social media.

Submitted by mayoom on Sat, 31/12/2022 - 18:45

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In my country, the business cards usually have full name, company name, position in the company and contact information such as address and phone number

Submitted by fsilvarobson on Sat, 31/12/2022 - 15:00

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There are many types of cards in my country. But, is very comuns had name of company, phone and address