|[ Quiz Script | Text Completion ]
||business proposals||conversation||two men||01:59
Sam and Gary, employees at a sporting goods company, discuss the results of recent survey administered by their company.
|I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]|
HELPFUL TIP: Lively discussion is often part of business meetings. Don't be afraid to share your ideas when the time is right.|
Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.
|II. Listening Exercises [Top]|
2. Review the Quiz Script and complete the Text Completion Quiz.
|III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]|
Take the roles of the two people in this conversation and summarize their business meeting. What personality traits are important in a person to conduct good business?
|"twiddle one's thumbs" = do nothing while waiting for something to happen|
"Let's stop twiddling our thumbs and start making decisions about the future of this company."
"leave no stone unturned" = do everything possible to solve a problem
"Things might look bad, but leave no stone unturned in trying to find the answer to our company's economic problems."