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Episode 34: The Business Trip

Anna and Tom at the airport

The flight to London is cancelled. What are Anna and Tom going to do?

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Anna and Tom are on a very important business trip to try and sign a deal to sell their plastic fruit to a company in France. The company has received a better offer so Anna needs to convince them that Tip Top Trading's lemons are best!

  • Language for clinching the deal

Phrases from the programme:

Thank you for sparing the time to see us.

Each lemon comes with a satisfaction guarantee - I know you won't be disappointed.

I would be grateful if you could just sign the contract.

Thank you. It was a pleasure doing business with you.

  • Listening Challenge

What does Tom offer to throw in as part of the deal with the company in France?

The answer is at the end of the pdf transcript.

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