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Last updated at 16:52 GMT, Thursday, 13 February 2014

Episode 36: The power struggle

Anna, Tom and Rachel

How will Anna get on with her new colleague Rachel?

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Anna's just back from France where everything went really well. But she's in for a surprise. Rachel, the woman who Mr Socrates recommended, has arrived. Could this be the beginning of a beautiful working relationship or will there be trouble?

  • Language for working with someone new:

Phrases from the programme:

I understand you have lots of experience so I would like to use your skills to help with the task.

Together we can do this job really well.

Let's discuss this so we can agree on a plan of action.

Please respect my decision and let's move on.

  • Listening Challenge

What fruit does Rachel think they are sending to the new client?

The answer is at the end of the pdf transcript.

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