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Episode 48: Face-to-face

Mr Socrates and Paul

Paul is worried about what Mr Socrates is going to say

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It's the big day of the International Plastics Conference and a good opportunity for the staff at Tip Top Trading to promote its business. Mr Socrates, the big boss from America, is also there and he wants a quiet word with Paul. What does he have to say?

Language to use for clearing up confusion:

This week's programme focuses on the language that you might use when you are trying to make new business contacts at a conference.

Phrases from the programme:

Excuse me, hello, I'm Anna. I work as a Sales Executive at Tip Top Trading.

Can you tell me about your company?

Can I briefly tell you about what our company does?

I think we might be able to help you.

Here's my business card should you want to call.

Listening Challenge:

What is the name of the company that Jane (the woman that Anna networks with) works for?

The answer is at the end of the pdf transcript.

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