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Episode 28: Home truths

Tip Top Trading staff in a pub

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Tip Top Trading's big boss, Mr Socrates, has announced a new strategy to sell plastic fruit to Europe and, hopefully, keep the company afloat. But, before the real work begins, it's time for him to enjoy some good English hospitality at the pub. But after drinking a few pints of beer, Mr Socrates says things he shouldn't.

  • The language for keeping things professional

This week's programme focuses on tactfully telling your Boss to keep the conversation professional.

Phrases from the programme:

It's not appropriate to talk like that

Could we change the subject, please?

Can we keep our conversation professional, please

  • Listening Challenge

What is the name of the pub the team takes Mr Socrates to?

The answer is at the end of the pdf transcript.

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