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 Fatemeh.Najafzadeh on Mon, 04/05/2020 - 02:18

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In my country, a business card has informations including full name, education degree, profession, the name of company, phone number، email address and at the end company’s address and website.

Submitted by Cristhopher on Thu, 30/04/2020 - 05:18

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Hello. In my country, it is very common for the business cards to include a logo and name of the company, the full name of the person, position in the company, physical address, contact numbers, email and some also includes the website address.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Tue, 28/04/2020 - 16:02

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Also busines card contains logo for company in our country

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Tue, 28/04/2020 - 15:57

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In our country most people's business card contains name, surname,emal,phone number for contact and company name which they worked or working.

Submitted by konatenasty on Tue, 28/04/2020 - 14:28

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On most business cards, there is the logo of the compagny, the full name of the employee,the position they occupy,the adress of the office, telephone number ,fax, an email.

Submitted by Youssef Karfouh on Mon, 27/04/2020 - 15:00

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in my country the business card must contain : full name , logo of the company , name of the post , the date of joining the compnay .

Submitted by Titi on Sun, 26/04/2020 - 21:47

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It's an interesting question, well in all fairness i think i would have to say that it really depends on a person what exactly to put on his business card, OK to be more direct some information which can be found on business cards in my country are : the identification of person, the logo of his campany, his occupation, his contacts emailadress and his picture just above of his business card.

Submitted by miroslaw_kaw on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 23:18

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In my country most people on their business card have logo, full name, the position they occupy at work, phone number and email address. Some people have their photos on it.

Submitted by Mustapha on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 12:21

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Here, my business card contains the full name, grade and society