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Intermediate 2 - Unit 6 - Businesses
Transcript of Intermediate 2 - Unit 6 - Businesses
What are some well-known
What products or services do they offer ?
Which of these words do you know?
Work with a partner to create your own company.
Prepare your company profile
Name of company: ______________
Company slogan: ____________
Now make sentences about Peru. Use at least
from the box.
Try to explain each word's meaning in English using your own words.
1. to give jobs
2. to administer
3. To make
4. To send
5. To design and make something.
6. To spend money on something.
7. To buy
8. To use
9. To tell people about something in a creative way.
10. To try to make something popular.
I think _____ means _________.
Which words do these pictures represent?
Where are you when you do these things?
send text messages
talk on your cell phone
I usually do a lot of ____(gerund)___, when I´m __________.
1. The main purpose of the article is to ___________.
2. According to the article, _______________.
3. Arturo ______________, while Lian ____________________.
Arturo checks his e-mail all the time because ______________.
Lian uses e-mail only once because _____________.
Where does the STRESS fall on each word?
Choose two pairs of words and make a sentence with each (noun and verb)
What are the people talking about?
What does Sound Smart do exactly?
What is the main focus of Sound Smart? How do they do this?
They are talking about a ____________.
Its main focus is _________.. To do this, the company __________.
Smart Sound is a company that _________________.
Expressions to emphasize important points
I'd like to emphasize that .......
Never forget that........
This is a key point.
The bottom line is...........
Look at the conversation again.
What are the things that Beverly emphasizes
on site gym, personal trainers, discounted travel, opportunities to meet famous athletes, tickets to world sporting events, free language courses, full service kitchens offering international cuisine.
: Adidas Group.
: Sport shoes, clothes and accessories.
: Impossible is nothing.
Health Insurance / Retirement Plans
You are going to tell the class about your company. Prepare a short presentation.
Emphasize what you think are the most important points.
Other students in the class will decide if they would like to work for your company or not.
We'd like to emphasize that...
Never forget that...
This is a key point...
The bottom line is...
THE PASSIVE VOICE
Pepito an A.
the National Anthem.
to Pepito by Professor Perez.
The National Anthem
by Alicia Keys.
1. Millions of people visit Moscow every year.
2. Our team won the game yesterday.
3. Most people in the USA speak English.
4. All students in our class use computers.
5. A group of artists organized this original exhibition.
6. I didn't paint the walls.
7. Lennon and McCartney wrote the song 'Yesterday'
8. The airline sent our luggage to Australia by mistake.
9. Farmers grow soy in Argentina.
10. The kids drew some paintings.
11. She didn't find the book.
12. My uncle sells bicycles.
Change these sentences to the
The economy has experienced a
The economy has
What are some ways companies advertise products?
What is a commercial you can remember?
What do you remember most about it
(the words, a character, a song, a slogan)?
Do you think
What products or services do you use that are not advertised?
You have listened to four commercials.
Would you buy or use any of them?
What are your favorite products or services?
Passive Voice to Active Voice
1. Our dog is frightened by loud thunderstorms.
2. New insecticides are produced each year by chemical companies.
3. The story was presented in the auditorium by the author.
4. The old room was painted blue by the man's son.
5. Guinea pig is eaten by people in my country.
6. A book was offered to them by her.
7. A letter was written to her by him.
8. The bridge was built by the Romans 2000 years ago.
Scan the reading.
Find the opposites of these words.
(because, so, although/even though)
result / consequence:
although / even though
He failed the exam
he didn't study.
He didn't study
he failed the exam.
He failed the exam
he studied hard.
he studied hard, he failed the exam.
I'm going to the beach
I'm going to the beach.
I'm going to the beach
it's cloudy, I'm going to the beach.
I'm going to the concert
I don't have homework.
I don't have homework
I'm going to the concert.
I'm going to the concert
I have homework.
I have homework, I'm going to the concert.
Complete the sentences with the best connecting word
I was hungry ___ I ate a sandwich.
We missed the bus ___ we walked home.
We went swimming ____ it was cold.
I left the party ____ it was boring
They can't go abroad ____ they haven't got a passport.
Marcos feels very tired ____ he took a nap.
Alex is injured ____ he won't play in the next match.
____ the alarm rang, Murat didn't wake up.
Bill can buy a plane ____ he has a lot o f money.
Peter didn't get hurt ____ he fell down the stairs.
Describe a company using the words in
DO NOT MENTION ITS NAME.
This is a multinational food, snack and beverage company created in the United States. First they only
drinks. Then they
Frito-Lay, Tropicana and Quaker.
millions of people around the world and it
creative advertisements, especially for young people.
Their biggest competitor is the Coca Cola company.
You will create a company and complete the following information:
PRODUCT / SERVICE:
YOU WILL HAVE A
FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE LOOKING TO WORK.
IS TO CONVINCE YOUR CLASSMATES TO WORK FOR YOUR COMPANY AND NOT OTHERS.
REMEMBER TO USE EXPRESSIONS TO
YOU ARE GOING TO CREATE YOUR OWN COUNTRY AND FLAG...
Fruits and vegetables:
Gabriel Garcia Marquez
100 years of solitude.
100 years of solitude
by Gabriel Gracia Marquez.
Machu Picchu in 1912.
by Hiram Bingham in 1912.
Thousands of tourist
Macchu Picchu every day.
lots of pictures in Macchu Picchu.
by thousands of tourist everyday.
Lots of pictures
in Macchu Picchu by tourists.
by the Incas.
The dairy industry in Peru is
after the scandal involving the Pura Vida brand. As a matter of fact,the situation
when people learned that the MILK wasn't actual milk. The Gloria company had a
in sales for the past 3 months and the
Recently Gloria announced that they will improve their Pura Vida milk and they hope to
The number of people who have cell-phones has
in the last year.
The Peruvian economy has been growing since 2002 with a
BUSINESS and MARKETING
Let´s watch the video.
Asking about Companies
What does your company do exactly?
What´s the main focus of your company?
How do you ...............................?
With your partner create a conversation in which you talk about companies ,their products and advertising using :
Write a review of a product you've recently bought,(if you haven't just invent it) talking about its good and bad qualities. Also include information about the company that made it.
The X company
for its catchy slogan
it targeted to young people.The quality of their products has
they are using better quality materials.
The company profits
its sales increased.
They advertise online
emphasize IMPORTANT POINTS.