●You will hear a consultant giving a talk to a group of UK business people about exporting to the United Arab Emirates (UAE)
●As you listen, for questions 1-12. complete the notes, using up to three words or a number.
●.After you have listened once, replay the recording.
The business Master Class
Arrangements for participants
1 The event will take place over
2 Seminar organized by
3 The title of the last session will be
4 To use the New City Hotel car park, delegates must obtain a
5 Dr Sangalli has advised many
6 The name of his consultancy is
7 He is the author of
8 In Europe, he is the best-known
The Business Master Class
9 to become more
10 to establish new
Two outcomes of session:
11 design your own
12 take away documents containing actual
●You will here five different business people talking about trips they have recently been on.
A to supervise staff training
B to hold job interviews
C to introduce new policy
D to visit possible new premises
E to observe working practices
F to meet a new manager
G to sign a new contract
H to deal with a complaint
●For question 18-22, match the extracts with the problem, listed A –H
●For each extract, choose the problem described
● write one letter (A-H) next to the number of the extract
A I forgot a document
B My hotel was noisy
C I was late for meeting.
D I didn’t understand some figures.
E The service at my hotel was bad.
F I had some wrong information
G I didn’t have an interpreter.
H I experienced computer problems.
Test 1 Reading
1 D 2 B 3 E 4 A 5 D 6 C 7 E 8 C
9 B 10 A 11E 12C 13D 14F
15 B16D 17A 18D19B 20 A
21 B 22C 23 A 24 D25 A
26-30 B D D C A
31- 35 AS WHY NOT/ HARDLY WHO/ THAT OF
36-40 FOR SO/ THUS HAVE MUCH LIKE
41-45 CORRECT THEY CORRECT BEING WHICH
46-50 FOR CORRECT SHOULD WHEN CORRECT
51-52 THEIR THAT
This report describes the movements of the balance of trade between 1991 and 2001 , for a particular country, concerning manufacturing and agriculture.
Imports increased constantly during this period. The figure shows a rise of $ 4 bn within the whole period and no fluctuations are to be remarked.
Exports rose from nearly $ 3 bn in 1991 to approximately $7 bn in 2001 , suffering minor fluctuations all the way through. In general, the balance of trade remained slightly positive through the period considered.
Imports increased slightly, ending the period around $1 bn over their starting level. They suffered a temporary fall between 1992 and 1994 , followed by a steady recovery. After peaking at around $2.5 bn in 1999, imports fell slightly to their final value.
Exports figure shows the same performance although at level $4bn higher than imports.
Consequently, the balance of trade remained markedly positive throughout the period.
All content points are included. There is a relatively natural use of language and a good range of structure, despite some inaccuracy. There is also evidence of a wide range of vocabulary and the report is well organized.
The aim of this report is to describe the imports an exports of the Manufacturing and Agricultural sectors in the years 1991-2001 in European contry’s
In the first year (1991) the imports were just above $2 bn, at the end of 2001, the imports were almost on the $ 6 bn.
In 1991 were just below the $ 3
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FRAMEWORK FOR ACTION
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