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.




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.


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.


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.


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


DX Medical Equipment Ltd
Dr Peter Miller
Sales Director


*Space10 Designs*
Alessandro Rossi
Lead Programmer


Global Engineering Consults
Megumi Tanaka
Product Manager


MaXtin Ltd
Andres Mulligan Jr
Intern, R&D team

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Submitted by J-Castle on Mon, 03/10/2022 - 10:36


Which information do people have on their business cards in your country?

Thinking about the kind of business card that the people carry to introduce themselves I can say that there are two different types of them, it means that depend on the labour situation of the person.
When a person is working in a company he/she can display a business card showing, firstly, the company’s name, his/her name and surname, the position within the business structure, the phone (mobile phone and office phone) and the e-mail address.
Whereas the unemployed should chance the company’s name for the high level of his/her education, it could be the university degree, and withdraw all the previous details concerning the company (office phone and business structure)

Submitted by M.Charry on Tue, 27/09/2022 - 00:12


Which information do people have on their business cards in your country?

Actually, In my country nowadays is not common to have business card. After the pandemic everyone just share their own cotact and connect to each other in linkedin or messages.

On the other hand, I think it's may change between industries..

Submitted by cesarasg on Thu, 15/09/2022 - 00:53


Which information do people have on their business cards in your country?
In my country, Colombia, usually people have on their business cards the degree, their phone number, and their email.

Submitted by ugurtt60 on Tue, 13/09/2022 - 05:38


Hi, in my country generally people put their phone number, e mail adress, work phone number.

Submitted by joao.glozer on Wed, 07/09/2022 - 06:24


In Brazil people use in their cards the company's name, complete name, phone number and the email.

Submitted by Sofía02 on Thu, 25/08/2022 - 02:50


In my country Venezuela we have business cards that include the name of the person or company, their number, email address and where to locate them

Submitted by Noval on Sat, 06/08/2022 - 15:29


In my country, China, the business cards have the below information:Name of person,Position of the role,Phone number,Email,Address of company,Name of company

Submitted by mamalirezaenglish on Wed, 03/08/2022 - 14:39


In my country Iran, people usually put their phone number, name and surname, phone number and their profession on their business card.

Submitted by amal3535 on Sun, 24/07/2022 - 16:33


In my country, Saudi Arabia, we put the phone number, the email, and the full name, I think