1) ___ your head office in Moscow? – No, our company ___n’t Russian, it ___ Swedish.
2) Where ___ the company have subsidiaries. – It ___ subsidiaries Europewide.
3) What sort of products ___ your company sell. – We ___n’t sell any products, we provide IT services.
4) They ___n’t in the office today They’___ on a business trip.
5) He ___n Complete the missing words.’t work for this company any more. He ___ for Vodafone.
Speaking test – BR Pre-IN, Unit 1
CALENDARS AND SCHEDULES
I. Companies and their activities
Learn the words and phrases.
амер. ['skeʤuːl] – график, программка, план; расписание;
to have busy schedule
on schedule = on time
tight[taɪt Complete the missing words.] – 1) напряженный; плотный; 2) недостающий
money is tight
timetable – 1) расписание (жд, школьное и т. п.) 2) график (работы и т. п.)
busy / quiet period
day-off – выходной денек
deadline – конечный срок, последний срок
tight deadlines – сжатые сроки
to work to tight deadlines
leave – отпуск
to take a leave
holiday ['hɔlədeɪ] – 1) праздничек, денек отдыха
public holiday – официальный нерабочий Complete the missing words. денек (установленный законом)
2) отпуск; каникулы
to go on holiday
to take a holiday
remember – 1) держать в голове; 2) вспоминать, напоминать
remind – припоминать
Replace the phrases in bold in the text with the expressions in the list.
some time off
I work for a seed company. We have a lot of work 1) _________ at the beginning Complete the missing words. of the year. The shops need the seeds in February and our final data 2) _________ to get the seeds ready is the end of January. It doesn’t give us much time. I try to take a break 3) _________ at Easter, and in May we have a national day off4) _________, so I usually take Complete the missing words. a holiday from Friday to Monday 5) _________. In the summer the company closes for two weeks and we all have our holidays 6) _________.
Complete this email with words from the list.
Subject: Next week
Thanks for the 1) _________ about my presentation at next week’s 2) _________. Unfortunately, my 3) _________ now Complete the missing words. looks very busy with the preparation for my presentation, and I am worried about the 4) _________ deadline for the sales report. I know we all have 5) _________ at the moment, but I wanted to ask if I could give you the report a week late. The week after next is going to be a Complete the missing words. 6) _________ for me, so I will have time to do it.
Look at the table. Explain the use of the prepositions.
|11.15 a.m. midnight the weekend||Monday Wednesday morning Sunday evening||the morning the evening||next weekend last Friday this year||yesterday evening tomorrow morning Complete the missing words.|
5. Complete the emails with the correct prepositions at, on, in, or leave with no preposition.
|1) To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Meeting next week Jon Can we get together for a meeting ___ Monday, ___ 4 p.m., if that’s possible? If not, how about ___ Tuesday, ___ the afternoon, or if you Complete the missing words. prefer, ___ midday? Regards Pete|
|2) To: email@example.com Subject: Meeting next week Sorry, ___ next Monday isn’t possible but I can make it ____ Tuesday afternoon ____ 3 o’clock, if that’s OK with you. Regards Jon|
|3) To: Rene Blanc Subject: US trip Thanks for your help ____ last Friday. I Complete the missing words. was in the office ___ Saturday afternoon so everything is ready now. I suggest we meet at the airport ___ 11 o’clock ___ the morning, ____ next Tuesday, to finish our presentation, then have lunch in the restaurant there ___ midday. Let me know if this OK. Regards Maria|
6. Complete the sentences with the Complete the missing words. correct prepositions at, by, for, from, in or to.
1) He gets to work ____ 7.30 a.m.
2) We come ______ Spain.
3) He needs English ____ his job.
4) I work _____ Air Europe.
5) They live _____ London.
6) We go to work ____ train.
7) She works _____ an office _____ Copenhagen.
8) They finish work _____ 6 p.m.
9) Does she go Complete the missing words. ____ work ____ car?
10) He gets a bus _____ the station _____ his office.
Translate the expressions. Divide the expressions into 5 groups.
|Asking to meet||Asking about times||Saying when you are free||Saying you aren’t free|
Sorry, I’m busy then.
… is good/ fine for me.
Is … OK?
Can we arrange a meeting Complete the missing words.?
Is … good for you?
I can’t meet …
What time are you free?
We need to meet about …
I’m free on/ at …
Are you free on / at …?
I’d like to meet …
Can we meet on / at …?
Are you busy …?
Choose the best expression in italics.
|A||We Complete the missing words. need to discuss the conference. 1) Can we arrange a meeting? / I can’t meet on Tuesday.|
|B||OK, 2) is Thursday OK? / I can’t meet then.|
|A||Oh, no, 3) are you busy at 5 p.m.? / sorry, I’m busy then.|
|B||OK, well Wednesday’s no good for me Complete the missing words., but 4) I can’t meet then / are you free on Friday?|
|A||Yes, Friday’s fine for me. 5) Is 11 a/m/ OK? / 12/00 is good.|
|B||11 a.m. is good.|
|A||Great. See you on Friday, then.|