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

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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 KyawMinThu on Sat, 23/10/2021 - 10:57

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In Burma , almost about 90% of business cards are including their names,
work phone numbers, their Email, address and Facebook QR Code.

Submitted by vuhoap on Fri, 15/10/2021 - 13:33

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In my country, people generally have some basic information such as name, organization, position, address, phone number, fax number and email address on their business cards.

Submitted by Pipka on Thu, 07/10/2021 - 10:37

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People s business cards in my country usually include first name, surname, middle name, position, logotype and company name, full address, phone number. As for me, I also have usually business card, but I would be prefer minimalism: only name and phone number)))

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Mon, 04/10/2021 - 10:25

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In my country, people generally include name, position, contact, location, and other things.
People are very different in my country. Different people include different things in their business card.

Submitted by mustafasariel on Sat, 02/10/2021 - 16:10

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In my country, the business card have that infarmation: Name, Lastname, business phone, business email. generally card's of behind' is emty.

Submitted by Minnu on Wed, 15/09/2021 - 10:12

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In my country we can see different kinds of business card according to the profession they are working.Name of the person or company and contact field are mandatory in all businesses cards.For an advanced business card they usually include social media account and email id.

Submitted by saeedebrahimip on Sun, 13/06/2021 - 11:57

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They have address, tel, and their specialty on their business card.
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Sun, 23/05/2021 - 13:48

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I'd rather get a business card through smartphone.... :)
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Submitted by Marce-English on Sun, 23/05/2021 - 12:48

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In my country we use a lot of business cards, always with some company logo and of course the details of which this card represents.