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|"in the black" = in good financial condition with no debt|
"The company has been in the black for the past six months."
"see eye-to-eye" = to agree or feel the same way
"Most of the employees see eye-to-eye on the future of the company."
[ Quiz Script | Text Completion ]
||telephone conversation||man - woman||01:32|
The following words are found in the conversation. What do you think is the main topic of the conversation?
|I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]|
office supplies, fax, brochure, service, computers, answering machines
HELPFUL TIP: Be sure to practice your telephone etiquette to give your listener the best impression possible. Your voice is your only selling point, and it will make you sound confident.|
Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play" button and answer
the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.
|II. Listening Exercises [Top]|
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Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script.
Complete the Text Completion quiz.
|III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]|
Imagine that you are opening your own clothing store or some other business. What kinds of office equipment and supplies do you think you will need to run your business? How much will this equipment cost? Will you rent the equipment or buy it? Do you create a Website for your business? Discuss your ideas.
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