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Business English Exercise | Topic: Negotiations/Business talks 3

Designed to help you practice vocabulary relating to negotiating and reaching agreements in business. 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. The two sides have not come to an agreement. They are still __________________________.

2. It is doubtful that the parties will come to an agreement. There is little hope of a __________________________.

3. P1: So, neither party is willing to __________________________? P2: No. Neither one will make concessions.

4. There is __________________________ in our position. = We have not changed our position.
  no change
  not a change
  no changing

5. Negotiations are at an __________________________. = The parties are unable to come to an agreement.

6. When negotiations __________________________, it means that they are continuing, but in an uncertain/difficult manner.

7. When will this agreement __________________________? ( = start/become valid/begin to operate)
  come into effect
  come to effect
  have an effect

8. We hope to __________________________ an agreement by Friday.

9. The talks broke down. = The talks __________________________.

10. Both sides are hoping for a successful __________________________. ( = result)

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