In Company Worksheets – Upper Intermediate

Flight to Rubovia

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To raise awareness of cross-cultural issues
Task To discuss what you need to know about another country to do business there
Time 45 minutes

Patently absurd

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise giving presentations
Task To present a new invention using a high-impact opening
Time 45-60 minutes

Manager on the move

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise writing e-mails
Task To write and respond to e-mails based on a series of problems
Time 45-60 minutes

Who’s first?

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To promote discussion on the handling of e-mail and to raise awareness of register
Task To proritise a set of e-mails, discuss how to respond to them and choose a writing/roleplay follow-up
Time 30-40 minutes

Blurring and stretching

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To promote fluency in discussing products, brands and the marketing mix
Task To read about two marketing techniques and apply these to a product development task
Time 60 minutes

No U-turn?

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise the language of decision-making
Task To read a case study on a failing company and decide on a way forward
Time 30-45 minutes

Survival

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise the language of meetings and decision-making
Task To play a survival game
Time 30-45 minutes

Socialising with confidence

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise social English
Task To re-phrase negative language and roleplay awkward situations.
Time 30-40 minutes

First impressions last

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise prediction and reading for detail
Task To read a text on corporate colour and discuss colours for a range of businesses.
Time 30-45 minutes

A radical proposal

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise giving presentations and asking challenging questions
Task To give a presentation on a controversial scheme and ask challenging questions
Time 40 minutes-1 hour

Options and choices

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise the language and skills of decision-making and presenting
Task To select and present options for a new business
Time 45 minutes

Information overload

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To promote fluency in discussing time management
Task To read and discuss a text on information overload and rank ideas for managing information
Time 30-45 minutes

A meeting on meetings

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise the language of meetings
Task To take part in a meeting on how to improve the running of workplace meetings
Time 45 minutes-1 hour

The missing million

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To promote fluency in managing discussion
Task To hold a meeting to solve a logic puzzle
Time 45 minutes-1 hour

Effective phoning

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise customer-friendly phone language
Task To re-phrase unhelpful phone language and roleplay complaint situations
Time 30-40 minutes

Problems, problems

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise the language of dealing with problems and of making and dealing with complaints
Task To roleplay situations using given phrases
Time 30-40 minutes

Business language

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To practise the language and skills of presenting and decision-making
Task To roleplay consultants and choose the best language providers for a client.
Time 1 hour

There was a…

Student’s Worksheet
 
Aim To raise awareness of stress. weak forms and linking
Task To identify and practise stress, weak forms and linking in limericks
Time 45 minutes

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