FIRST MEETING ENGLISH for Business
GETTING TO KNOW EACH OTHER A SNAPSHOT ABOUT YOUR LECTURER: • Name: Renny Kurnia Sari, M.Pd. • Home town: Palembang • Email address: email@example.com
Staff Development and Training Benefit of working for a company: • Arrange from the most attractive n give reasons: bonus scheme responsibilitiy high salary in house-training opportunity to travel around the world permanent contract long holidays rapid promotion
What do you do? • Who do you work for? • What do you like/ dislike about your job? • How long have you been in that job? • Why did you choose that profession? • What are your professional plans/ ambitions? • Do you use English in your work? • What is the thing which most frightens you in your job? • What is the thing in your job which most excites you? • What are you studying? • What do you like/ dislike about your study? • How long have you been a student? • Why did you choose that subject? • What are your ambitions/ hopes for the future? • Do you use English in your studies? • What frightens you most about studying? • What excites you most about studying?
Comparison of adjectives and adverbs • Comparative with “-er” and ”-est” • Comparative with “more”
Complete the sentences with the following words. Use comparative pattern if necessary • Challenging • Economical • Far • Friendly • Great • Hard • Highly • Impressive • Little • Long • Motivating • strong • I’d like to have a _______ job because this one doesn’t stretch me very much. • Rents are so high that my company is moving its offices out of the city to somewhere _______ . Unfortunately, I’ll have to travel _______ to get there. • I got the job because I was _______ qualified than the other candidates. • If they give me promotion, I’ll have to work _______ hours and have _______ responsibility. • I’d have stayed in the job if my colleagues had been _______ • Martin is undoubtedly the _______ candidate because he has a much _______ track record. • I really like my new job; the _______ aspect is the opportunity to take my own decisions-something I couldn’t do in my previous post. • There are still many places in the world where women earn _______ men for the same work and where they have to work _______ to get promotion.
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