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Episode 63: Tom's tantrum

Tom and Anna

Has Tom misunderstood the situation?

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There's confusion at the offices of Tip Top Trading. Anna has announced that 'yes' she will accept Mr Socrates's offer of a promotion but Tom thinks she is accepting his marriage proposal. How will he react when the penny drops - or in other words, when he finds what she really means?

Language to persuade someone to change their mind:

Phrases from the programme:

Don't be too hasty
Don't rush into making a decision
We can work this out

Listening Challenge:

What word does Tom use to say he is leaving the company?
The answer is at the end of the pdf transcript.

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