BUSINESS ENGLISH: Free exercise for listening comprehension
Exercise 9 (Fedex commercial - Business meeting parody)
Here's what you do:
Click on the video below.
Watch the video, and pay attention to it! (You can pause and rewind the video.)
Answer the listening comprehension questions below the video.
Check your answers.
(REMEMBER - This is a
, all the "responsibilities" that the boss talks about are actually negative things :)
1. What's is Jeff's "responsibility"?
To feed the boss
To feed the other workers
To feed (give) the boss old information
2. To "live up to one's resume" means:
To be a bad worker
Be as good/effective as your resume/CV makes you seem
To lie on one's resume
3. To "talk a good game" means:
To talk a lot
To talk about sports
To make a lot of impressive promises
4. What does the boss want Rick to "do" for him?
To fold under pressure
To do nothing
To keep thinking that everyone is out to get him
5. Which employee(s) will help the boss finish the proposal?
Rick and Dean
None of them - he's going to Kinko's
Sue and Ted
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