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Ten Days in Manchester
An interactive intermediate business English course featuring Tony Marshall and May Hunter
 
Days:
 
Day 4
  Find an agent

May talking with an agent Today is all about researching and finding an agent to work for your company.

You'll hear and learn about words and phrases that are connected with agents.

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An agent
Day 4 and life continues at the conference. Tony and May have to start looking for an agent. How will they get on?

Look at the photo. Find out who this agent is by choosing Good Day or Bad Day below.

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Some useful vocabulary

an agent someone who represents you and helps you to do business
commission money you pay to someone for helping you in business
marketing promoting your company in advertisements, at exhibitions and in other ways
to handle this also means to 'solve a problem' or to 'manage' something
to represent this means you act for somebody else in business, as an agent

 
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