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business english reading comprehension tests

Welcome to our Business English reading comprehension section. Click on any of the exercises below to test your comprehension of modern Business English, as used in current media. The topics are fairly diverse, spanning a wide variety of terminology. These exercises are intended for students whose level is Intermediate/Advanced. Good luck!

Exercise 1: GM to close German plant
Exercise 2: Apple to increase screen size on iPhones
Exercise 3: North Dakota, the USA's second leading oil producer
Exercise 4: The struggling Spanish economy
Exercise 5: Bank of America's investment banking cuts
Exercise 6: Selling budget cars in China
Exercise 7: Lockhead Martin gets extra funding to build jets
Exercise 8: Starbucks' difficulties in Europe
Exercise 9: Vale SA's legal fight against Brazil's tax claims
Exercise 10: Consumers using their credit cards again
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