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2.3.1 Company Background


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Published: 6.24.2024
Level 3   |   Time: 0:58
Accent: British, Polish

Beata prepares for a meeting by reading about the company.
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triangle Directions 목표 Direcciones Instruções


  1. READ the VOCABULARY + BACKGROUND

    It is important to read the vocabulary and background before you watch the video. This will improve your ability to understand the video. It will also help you understand how the new vocabulary is used naturally.

  2. WATCH the VIDEO

    The first time you watch the video, just try to understand the overall situation.

  3. ANSWER the QUESTIONS

    First, try to answer all the questions from memory. Then rewatch the video and try to answer the questions that you missed.

  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

    Watch the video again while you read the script. Reading and listening at the same time will help you hear each individual word and improve your listening accuracy.

  5. DO the ACTIVITIES

    There are several different activities that focus on listening accuracy, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and sentence structure.

  1. LEA el VOCABULARIO y ANTECEDENTES.

    Es importante leer el vocabulario y los antecedentes antes de ver el video. Esto mejorará su capacidad para comprender el video. También le ayudará a comprender cómo se usa el nuevo vocabulario de forma natural.

  2. VER el VIDEO

    La primera vez que vea el video, intente comprender la situación general.

  3. RESPONDE a las PREGUNTAS

    Primero intente responder todas las preguntas de memoria. Luego, vuelva a ver el video e intente responder las preguntas que se perdió.

  4. MIRAR Y LEER

    Mire el video nuevamente mientras lee el guión. Leer y escuchar al mismo tiempo lo ayudará a escuchar cada palabra individual y mejorará su precisión auditiva.

  5. HACER LAS ACTIVIDADES

    Hay una serie de actividades diferentes que se centran en la precisión auditiva, la pronunciación, el vocabulario, la gramática y la estructura de las oraciones.

  1. 어휘와 배경 읽기

    비디오를 보기 전에 어휘와 배경을 읽는 것이 중요합니다. 이렇게 하면 비디오를 이해하는 능력이 향상됩니다. 또한 새로운 어휘가 어떻게 자연스럽게 사용되는지 이해하는데 도움이됩니다.

  2. 비디오 보기

    비디오를 처음 볼 때 전체 상황을 이해하려고 노력하세요.

  3. 문제에 답하기

    먼저 모든 질문에 답을 해보세요. 그런 다음 비디오를 다시보고 놓친 질문에 답해보세요.

  4. 비디오 보면서 대본 읽기

    대본을 읽는 동안 비디오를 다시 보세요. 읽기와 듣기를 동시에 하면 각각의 단어를 듣고, 듣기 정확도를 향상시킬 수 있습니다.

  5. 액티비티 하기

    듣기 정확도, 발음, 어휘, 문법 및 문장 구조에 초점을 맞춘 다양한 액티비티가 있습니다.

  1. LER o VOCABULÁRIO + FUNDO

    É importante ler o vocabulário e o histórico antes de assistir ao vídeo. Isso melhorará sua capacidade de entender o vídeo. Também ajudará você a entender como o novo vocabulário é usado naturalmente.

  2. ASSISTA ao VÍDEO

    Na primeira vez que assistir ao vídeo, tente entender a situação geral.

  3. RESPONDA às PERGUNTAS

    Primeiro, tente responder todas as perguntas de memória. Em seguida, assista novamente ao vídeo e tente responder às perguntas que você errou.

  4. ASSISTA e LEIA o SCRIPT

    Assista ao vídeo novamente enquanto lê o roteiro. Ler e ouvir ao mesmo tempo ajudará você a ouvir cada palavra individualmente e a melhorar sua precisão auditiva.

  5. FAÇA as ATIVIDADES

    Existem várias atividades diferentes que se concentram na precisão auditiva, pronúncia, vocabulário, gramática e estrutura da frase.

triangle Vocabulary 어휘 Vocabulário Vocabulario


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ an induction meeting [n] - a meeting to welcome new recruits to a company and give them necessary background information about the company
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ market share [n] - the portion of a market controlled by a particular company
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ a device [n] - a small machine or electronic tool
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ diabetes [n] - a disease related to the body's ability to use sugar

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression



triangle Background 배경 O fundo Antecedentes


Pearson Business Partner - Beata
Beata
  • Beata is a new employee at EvroMed.
  • EvroMed is a pharmaceutical (drug) company located in England.

triangle Questions 문제 Questões Preguntas


  1. What time of day is it at the beginning of the video?
    Morning
    Afternoon
    Evening

  2. Why is Beata reading about the company?
    Jessica asked her to give a presentation.
    She will be meeting a client soon.
    She is preparing for a meeting.

  3. How many people does EvroMed employ?
    105
    145
    195

  4. Where is EvroMed's main market share?
    South America
    North America
    Europe
    China

  5. Where are EvroMed's suppliers based?
    South America
    North America
    Europe
    China

  6. Where is EvroMed's new contract?
    South America
    North America
    Europe
    China



triangle Dialogue Practice 대화 연습 Prática de Diálogo Práctica de diálogo


Directions: Practice reading the script. Then Hide parts of the conversation and try to repeat the script from memory.

Instrucciones: Practica leyendo el guion. Luego haz clic en Hide para ocultar algunas de las expresiones y trata de repetir la conversación de memoria.

Instrucciones: Pratique lendo o roteiro. Em seguida, clique em Ocultar para esconder algumas das expressões e tente repetir a conversa de memória.

지시 사항 : 스크립트를 읽는 연습을 하세요. 그런 다음 Hide 를 클릭하여 일부 표현을 숨기고 대화를 기억해서 반복해 보세요.



  • Beata:
    The CEO is holding an induction meeting today, so I thought I'd prepare a little over my morning coffee.
  • Beata:
    EvroMed, a family-owned business, 145 employees, main market share in Europe, and suppliers based in China in Shenzhen. Newer projects in South America.
  • Beata:
    New contract in Rio to supply hospital with device for diabetes patients.
  • Beata:
    A trip to Rio would be very nice at this time of year, or any time of year.
  • Jessica:
    Please feel free to ask questions as we go along.



triangle Grammar 문법 Gramática Gramática (articles)


Directions: 1) Read these sentences from the video and choose the article that you think fits best. Nothing (Ø) is possible. 2) Listen again and check your answers.


  • (The) CEO is holding (an) induction meeting today.
  • I thought I'd prepare (a) little over (my) morning coffee.
  • EvroMed is (a) family-owned business with (Ø) 145 employees.
  • (A) trip to Rio would be very nice at (this) time of (Ø) year, or (any) time of (Ø) year.
  • Please feel free to ask (Ø) questions as we go along.


triangle Discussion 논의 Questões de discussão Discusión


  1. What did you learn about EvroMed in this video?
  2. Would you rather work for a family-owned business or a large multi-national? Why?
  3. Have you been on many (any) business trips for your job. What are the pros and cons of going on business trips? Do you usually look forward to them, or dread them?
  4. What city would you want to go to on a business trip to? Why?
  5. In the next video, Beata is going to make some mistakes (faux pas) during the induction meeting. What kind of mistakes do you think she will make? (Hint: Think about her personality.)

triangle Script 대본 Roteiro Texto


Beata: The CEO is holding an induction meeting today, so I thought I'd prepare a little over my morning coffee.

Beata: EvroMed, a family-owned business, 145 employees, main market share in Europe, and suppliers based in China in Shenzhen. Newer projects in South America.

Beata: New contract in Rio to supply hospital with device for diabetes patients.

Beata: A trip to Rio would be very nice at this time of year, or any time of year.


Jessica: Please feel free to ask questions as we go along.