Business English Greetings Activity

Business English for first contacts

 1. Practice the following dialog with a partner

A: Good morning, I’m [name] from Anderson Consulting.
B: I’m pleased to meet you, please take a seat.
B: What do you do at Anderson, Mr./Ms. [name]?
A:  I’m the Operations Manager, I’m in charge of transportation.
And you, Mr. Mize?
B: I’m Senior Sales Representative here, I supervise our sales people.


2. Use the chart below and practice the dialog with other students.

Jung-Ah Hwang Bill Smith Wolfgang Zimmer Nobuo Wakanabe
company Xerox IBM Volkswagen Honda
job engineer systems analyst purchasing manager sales manager
duties* designs photocopiers oversees software development buys car parts supervises their salespeople

* responsibilities


3. Now, change the dialog and ask and answer questions about the people on the chart above, similar to the dialog below:

A: Where does Jung-Ah Hwang work?
B: She works for Xerox.
A: What is her job there?
B: She is an engineer.
A: What does she do?
B: She designs photocopiers.


Now, change the dialog a bit and ask and answer questions about other students in your classroom, similar to the dialog below:

A: Where does Jung-Ah Hwang work?
B: She works for Xerox.
A: What is her job there?
B: She is an engineer.
A: What does she do?
B: She designs photocopiers.

 

 

Now you are ready for the Business English Introductions Lesson

Business English Greetings Activity