Business cards

Read four business cards to practise and improve your reading skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then read the text and do the exercises.

Reading text
KPD Foods
Bruno Silva
Head of Marketing
Address: Avenida Paulista 53, Bela Vista, São Paulo, 01311-914, Brazil
Tel: (+55) 11 8134 7706
Getty Telecommunications Ltd
Olivia Hoskins
International Project Manager
Address: 700 Rockville Street, Monroe, New York 10950, USA
Tel: (+1) 845 228 8396
Orion Education Services
Park Ji-Yeon
Director
Address: South Korea, Seoul, Jongno-gu, Sajik-ro-3-gil 23, 30174
Tel: (+82) 2 235-6482
ABC Travel
Rashid Khan
Sales Representative
Address: Hajar Road, Dubai, UAE
Tel: (+971) 4 677 3355

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Submitted by Faheem Khan on Tue, 18/08/2020 - 12:41

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in our country pakistan people put their surnames at the beginning.

Submitted by Maria19 on Sun, 02/08/2020 - 10:37

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In my country, Israel, people put their last name at the end.

Submitted by Kaofeng on Sun, 19/07/2020 - 08:21

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In my country, China, people usually put their surname first. I believe it is part of Chinese culture. I also believe this style is very common in other countries. By the way, in addresses in China, people write the country first, which is the same as in South Korea.

Submitted by fatfat on Wed, 08/07/2020 - 11:09

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we use surname at the end.
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Submitted by Hennadii on Tue, 23/06/2020 - 11:22

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I think we use both versions. It depends on how it fits. Besides we use patronymics (middle name) without fail.
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Submitted by Onur on Thu, 04/06/2020 - 11:49

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I live in Turkey. In my country, surnames are used at the end of full names.

Submitted by eshan.saif on Tue, 02/06/2020 - 20:27

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Bangladeshi people basically put their surname at the end.

Submitted by Leonardo Lisboa on Tue, 02/06/2020 - 01:49

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At the end, for example my full name is: Leonardo Vinícius Lisboa da Cruz, and I put in my business card just “Leonardo Cruz”

Submitted by Thucuoi on Fri, 22/05/2020 - 04:28

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i am from Viet Nam. My full name is Nguyen Thi Kim Thu. "Nguyen" is my family name of my Dad. so you can see, in my country, people put their surname first.