|1) Apple, Dell, IBM, Microsoft 2) Nokia, Samsung, Siemens 3) Ikea, Tesco, Wal-Mart, Zara 4) AP MøIler-Maersk, Qatar Airways, Ryanair, Virgin 5) BMW, General Motors, Nissan, Toyota 6) Deutsche Bank, HSBC, PricewaterhouseCoopers 7) Johnson & Johnson, Novartis||a) Healthcare b) Financial c) Transport d) Retailing e) IT (Information Technology) f) Electrical/Electronics, g) Engineering|
1. Read the description of the company location. Complete the text with the correct words:factories,
head office, local agents, local offices, office, plant, regional headquarters, research and development centers, training centers, warehouses
Our (1) head officeis in London. This is where most of our senior managers work. We also have four (2)______: in Singapore, serving Asia; inBoston, Massachusetts, serving the whole of North America; in Buenos Aires for South America; and in Zurich, for Europe, Africaand the Middle East. We have (3)_____ in seventeen other countries, and in countries where we do not have our own people we usually have (4)________ .
Of course, we make a wide range of products but recently we have closed some (5)______ and reduced the number of products being made at others. However, distribution is still as local as possible and we have (6)______ , depots and distribution centers in almost every country in which we operate.
We have also closed some of the smaller (7)_____ and moved many of our best scientists and technicians to two major centers in France and the United States.
We think that staff development is essential to our present and future success and we run more than 5,000 courses for our employees in the fifty (8)____ which we have across the world.
Well, that's all I want to say about our presence worldwide. Now, if you would like to follow me, first of all I'll show you my (9)______ and then we'll start the tour of the (10)_______ .
Complete each of these sentences with the appropriate form of a word partnership from Exercise 4 | Read the texts and guess the meaning of the words in bold | Read the dialogue and guess the meaning of the words in bold | Complete the sentences with correct words from the dialogue | C) Give your examples of highly skilled, skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled jobs | Career advice for junior managers | Study the examples of CVs | Reading and Speaking | Read the post from a business blog. Pay attention to the words and phrases in bold | It's time to sack job appraisals |