A request from your boss

A request from your boss

Listen to some requests from a manager to practise and improve your listening skills.


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


Susanne: Hi, Mario. Can you help me prepare some things for the next month?

Mario: OK, sure. What can I help you with?

Susanne: I need to visit the customer in Germany. It's important.

Mario: What can I do to help?

Susanne: Can you send an email to the customer? Ask them when I can visit them next week. Please do this first. It's a priority and very urgent.

Mario: Right. I'll do it today.

Susanne: Thanks. This next task is also important. Can you invite everyone to the next team meeting?

Mario: Yes, I will.

Susanne: But first you need to book a meeting room. After that, please send everyone an email about it.

Mario: Yes, of course.

Susanne: And finally, can you write a short report about our new project? I have to give a presentation to our managers next month. Please do it when you have time – sometime in the next two or three weeks. It's not too urgent.

Mario: Sure, no problem. I can do it this week.

Susanne: There's no hurry. Take your time.


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Submitted by radwa_kamel on Thu, 21/09/2023 - 11:19


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Submitted by Peerawits on Fri, 15/09/2023 - 11:28


Good exercise to improve listening skill
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Submitted by thiago_sjm on Wed, 13/09/2023 - 02:11


Good. This exercise is simple but interesting to improve listening.

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Submitted by Mecky2023 on Thu, 07/09/2023 - 12:36


task 2 i tried to rearrange the answers, the page didn't respond, so i failed

Hi Mecky2023,

Sorry to hear that you're having problems with the exercise.

To do the exercise, make sure that you (1) click on a sentence, then (2) click on where you want to move it. It won't work if you click and drag, or drag and drop.

Hope that helps.


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