All Business / ESP articles – Page 6

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    Negotiation

    A reading and speaking activity to simulate a negotiation between a clothes designer and a chain of shops.

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    Memories of now

    A groupwork activity to act out a staff reunion party set in the future.

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    Management tips

    A reading and speaking activity to discuss some tips for effective management and give brief presentations to the rest of the class.

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    Late payment

    A reading and speaking activity to act out a meeting between a creditor and a late payer.

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    Japan

    A reading and speaking activity to discuss differences in business culture between Japan and the student’s own country.

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    If ...

    A pair and groupwork activity to play a game involving writing conditional sentences about the past.

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    If ... then

    A groupwork speaking activity to match up a set of conditional sentences.

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    Identifying products

    A reading and speaking activity to put a set of sentences describing processes, specifications and functions into categories and guess the products and services they refer to.

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    Lesson Share: Henry Ford

    A gap-fill activity to exchange information about the life of Henry Ford and to complete a text by asking questions.

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    Haunted house ltd

    A speaking activity to create a proposal for a theme park based around a haunted house and to give a presentation.

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    Getting information

    A speaking activity too negotiate a price by telephone.

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    Futurology

    A reading and speaking activity to discuss a set of predictions for the future.

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    Franchise

    A reading and speaking activity to act out a meeting between investors and salespeople selling a franchising operation.

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    Failure

    A reading and speaking activity to o speculate about why two cars failed in the market.

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    Dress codes

    A jigsaw reading and speaking activity to put a set of sentences in order so as to make a story, and to then discuss dress codes at work.

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    Countries

    A pairwork reading and speaking activity to match up the names of six countries with the equivalent maps and geographical and economic information.

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    Corporate image

    A groupwork reading and speaking activity to identify six companies or products from six facts about each one.

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    Corporate culture

    A reading and speaking activity to discuss four archetypes of company culture and compare them to the students’ company/ies.

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    Confrontation

    A past tense speaking activity  in which two people confront each other about problems.

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    Conference

    A mixed skills activity to act out a social event at a conference.