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Business English Exercise | Topic: Contracts/Contract negotiations 1

Designed to help you practice vocabulary relating to signing/ negotiating contracts. Although this quiz is meant for ESL students, it'll be useful to anyone who wants to practice this specialized vocabulary.

(Choose the best response for each one)

1. Generally speaking, it's not wise to accept a contract on the __________________________ ( = right away/ when you are shown the contract).

2. I told him I'd get __________________________ with an answer the following day.

3. I'm not really happy with the __________________________ of this contract.

4. To do something that goes against the terms of a contract is known as "__________________________" the terms of a contract.

5. We __________________________ a contract with them. = We signed a contract with them.
  turned over
  came along
  entered into

6. "Small __________________________" refers to the fine details of a contract, many of which are typed in a smaller __________________________ than the rest of the contract, hence the name.

7. This contract can be __________________________ ( = ended) by either party.

8. Could you please confirm that __________________________?
  by writing
  in writing

9. This is the __________________________ ( = typical, normal) contract that we give to all our employees.

10. I need to __________________________ before signing it.
  have our legal expert look at this
  have a look from our legal expert
  our legal expert will look at this

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