Learn business english - sample paper

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Life Advice That Doesn’t Suck – Mark Manson:

“If there’s a “secret” or “hack” to learning a new language, it’s this: hours and hours of awkward and strenuous conversation with people better than you in that language.1 An hour of conversation (with corrections and a dictionary for reference) is as good as five hours in a classroom and 10 hours with a language course by yourself.”

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23    Sue is particularly pleased about the company

A    receiving an award.

24    What is the main cause of the company’s rising costs?

B    publicity.

25    Which expenses do they want to reduce?

B    telephone

26    More training is required because the company has

C    increase its range of customers

27    How will the company organise the training?

B    use current staff members

28    When the next brochure is printed, it will

B    have an improved design

29    What problem are they experiencing with Johnson’s?

A    the quality of goods

30    What will they do about the problem with Johnson’s?

C    contact other suppliers