English II (PyMES)

Practice 1. Business cards

Resources: inCompany 3.0, elementary student's book, unit 1, from page 8 to 14.


A. You are going to create your own business card. Follow the 7 tips on this webpage:

B. Write the 7 tips on your notebook.

C. Draw a rectangle of 3.5 x 2”. Look at the image:

D. Design your business card following the 7 tips and writing your information:
     - Complete name
     - Job title
     - Address
     - Email
     - Telephone
     - Mobile

E. TURN IN YOUR EVIDENCE AT CADI.

F. Be ready to introduce yourself in class using your business card to complete the second part of your language practice. See the rubrics in your language log. COMPLETE THE SPACE FOR PRACTICE 1 IN YOUR LANGUAGE LOG.

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Practice 2. Telephone conversation

Resources: inCompany 3.0, elementary student's book, unit 2, from page 15 to 20.


A. Read these questions and answers about introducing yourself / asking to speak to someone. Match the sentences (1-5) to the responses (a-e) .There may be more than one possibility.

1
Good morning, Is Franco here?
a
Yes, it is.
2
This is Maria. Is that Jack?
b
Yes, she is. Just a moment.
3
I´d like to speak to Manja, please.
c
Oh. Hello. How are you?
4
Is Klara in?
d
No, I’m sorry. He’s away this week
5
Could I speak to Peter, please?
e
Speaking

B. Read these dates and times. Match the dates/times on the left with the ones on the right.
1
17.35
a
September 23rd
2
8:45
b
June 6, 2015
3
12/10/05
c
Twenty five to six in the evening
4
6/6/15
d
Quarter to nine in the morning
5
24.00
e
October 12th, 2005
6
07.15
f
Midnight
7
23/09
g
January 1st
8
New Year´s day
h
Quarter past seven in the morning

C. Individually, write a conversation, between a receptionist and a caller. Follow the next steps:
     1.-Make a phone call to BMR Agency.
     2.-Ask for Carla Robinson.
     3.-Give your name and who you are.
     4.-She is out of town and you want to change your appointment.
     5.-Tell the receptionist you will call later.

D. TURN IN YOUR EVIDENCE AT CADI.

E. Be ready to practice your conversation in class to complete the second part of your language practice. See the rubrics in your language log. COMPLETE THE SPACE FOR PRACTICE 2 IN YOUR LANGUAGE LOG.

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Practice 3. Activities at work

Resources: inCompany 3.0, elementary student's book, unit 3, from page 21 to 27.


A. Think about the activities you do at work.
                                  For example:
working overtime
greeting foreigners
going to conferences
using an overhead projector
making videos
typing reports
attending meetings
reading documents
selling things
repairing things
making phone calls
talking to the boss

B. Write five information questions using WH words (What, where, when, why, who) and  five Yes/No questions using DO/DOES.

C. TURN IN YOUR EVIDENCE AT CADI.

D. Be ready to interview three people in class to complete the second part of your language practice. See the rubrics in your language log. COMPLETE THE SPACE FOR PRACTICE 3 IN YOUR LANGUAGE LOG.

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Practice 4. Who is the CEO?

Resources: inCompany 3.0, elementary student's book, unit 4, from page 28 to 31.


A. Answer the following questions about organizational charts.
                1.-What is an organizational chart?
                2.-What are the types of organizational chart?
                3.-Explain every single one.
Refer to this website to write your own answers:

B. Read the clues to find out the names, nationalities and jobs of three business people that are in a meeting. Draw and write all the information in a piece of paper.
                1. The CEO is at the head of the table.
                2. The people come from three different countries.
                3. They have three different jobs. There is the CEO, an accountant and a lawyer.
                4. The accountant comes from Switzerland.
                5. The Englishman is on the CEO´s right hand side.
                6. Peter comes from Germany.
                7. The Lawyer´s name is Nathan
                8. Bernard is opposite the man from England.

C. Create your own puzzle changing names, job positions and nationalities.

D. TURN IN YOUR EVIDENCE AT CADI.

E. Be ready to roleplay conversations in class using your puzzle to complete the second part of your language practice. See the rubrics in your language log. COMPLETE THE SPACE FOR PRACTICE 4 IN YOUR LANGUAGE LOG.

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Practice 5. Organizing a conference

Resources: inCompany 3.0, elementary student's book, unit 5, from page 32 to 38.


A. You are a student in UPBC and you will need to organize a conference at the end of this quarter.
     1. Find out the steps you need to follow to organize it.
     2. Write the steps on your notebook and explain every step.
     3. Write an invitation to the rest of the UPBC students in a cardboard measuring 12 x 12 cms.
Use your imagination and be creative to make your event attractive to the audience.

B. TURN IN YOUR EVIDENCE AT CADI.

C. Be ready to present all the information in a Power Point Presentation in class to complete the second part of your language practice. See the rubrics in your language log. COMPLETE THE SPACE FOR PRACTICE 3 IN YOUR LANGUAGE LOG.