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Lesson 1 Business

Business English

Getting to know each other.

What can you tell me about yourself and your hobbies?


Who are you?
Where do you come from?
What do you study?
Tell something about your family, your hobbies, your plans for the future.


Lesson 1 Grammar : When to use capital letters?


Lesson 1 Idiomatic: Idiomatic Expressions 1

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HOMEWORK:
1. Write a short essay about your hobbies or your plans for the future and submit it.


2. Grammar Section : do the Multiple Choice exercises.
3. Idiomatic Expressions : do the Multiple Choice exercises.
4. Learn the Dialogue & Lesson Vocabulary.
5. Do the Lesson Multiple Choice Exercises.

Hobbies

Some guidelines to your essay.
You do NOT need to cover all the questions.

  1. What are your hobbies?
  2. What do you find so fascinating about your main hobby?
  3. What caught your interest in that hobby?
  4. Do you consider yourself an expert in that field?
  5. Is it an expensive leisure acitvity?
  6. Do you sometimes spend too much money on your hobby?
  7. Do you sometimes spend too much time on your hobby?
  8. What do other people think about your hobby?
  9. Can one make money with your hobby?
  10. Is is possible to make your hobby your career?
  11. Would you like to make your hobby your career?
  12. Anything else about your hobby?

N/A

About
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Two guys meet in a pub and have a chat about a place to stay.

Slide 1
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

John sits in the pub and has a beer.
Gerald enters.

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

Hi. Also here for a drink?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

Yes. Finally found a place to stay.

Slide 2
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

And? Got what you wanted?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

He pulls a face.
Sort of....

Slide 3
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Gerald sits down and looks around.

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

You must get your drink at the bar.
No service at the tables here.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

He gets up to fetch a drink
Ok. I'll have a pint.
Nice pub.

Slide 4
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

Gerald fetches a beer while John yawns.

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

Not too bad. And quite cheap.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

He sits down and has a sip at his beer.
Not too many customers though.

Slide 5
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

Too early. Later it's quite busy.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

Has another sip.
Funny agent.
Really thought I would fall for it.

Slide 6
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

Tell me more?!

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

Well the place wasn't that hot.
And pricey!

Slide 7
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

What agent?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

Black!

Slide 8
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

Laughs
That old shark.
Only thing he's interested in is his commission.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

You know him?

Slide 9
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

Who doesn't!
So you found a place?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

Signed and sealed.
Six months only.

Slide 10
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

How did you manage that?
Black never does contracts under one year.

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

Grins
Twisted his arm a bit.

Slide 11
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

And the price?

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

Quite reasonable.
But now I can take my time to find something I really like.

Slide 12
Meeting in the pub

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

ABOUT:

.....

PETER:

PETER:

JOHN

Good luck!
He lifts his glas
Cheers!

HEIDI:

HEIDI:

GERALD

Cheers!

Slide 13
Meeting in the pub.
Oral Discussion

Continue with the dialogue.........

Dialogue Vocabulary List

ziemlich billig

quite cheap

in der Kneipe

in the pub

nicht so toll

not that hot

der alte Gauner

that old shark

mehr darüber

tell me more%%%more about it

einen Platz zum Wohnen

a place to stay

teuer

pricey%%%expensive

schwarz auf weiss

signed and sealed

der Makler

estate agent

Druck ausüben

to twist someone's arm

ziemlich viel los

quite busy

darauf hereinfallen

to fall for it

ein Glas voll haben

to have a pint

die Kneipe

pub

in the pub

in der Kneipe

Question Explanation:

Explain

Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

Dialogue - In the Pub

In the Pub

The contract is finalised.

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1. schwarz auf weiss

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2. nicht so toll

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3. ziemlich viel los

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4. darauf hereinfallen

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5. in der Kneipe

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6. Druck ausüben

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

7. die Kneipe

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

8. ziemlich billig

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

9. der alte Gauner

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

10. mehr darüber

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

11. einen Platz zum Wohnen

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

12. der Makler

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

13. ein Glas voll haben

Have a drink

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary E/G

14. in the pub

Text to note

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Category: Dialogue Vocabulary G/E

15. teuer

Your score is

Multiple Choice

Hallo

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She gets dressed.

She puts on her gloves.

It is not worth it.

Don't be angry with me.

He behaves badly.

He asks me for help.

See you later.

I look at the house.

I work at Desma.

Everyone knows that.

Wrong shortcode initialized

She gets dressed.

She puts on her gloves.

It is not worth it.

Don't be angry with me.

He behaves badly.

He asks me for help.

See you later.

I look at the house.

I work at Desma.

Everyone knows that.

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