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  • 1. TESTS501 Business English TestsIndex ...................................................................................... 1Elementary Level1. Money accepted .......................................................................... 272. Computers ............................................................................... 283. Making an Appointment ................................................................... 294. Late Again .............................................................................. 305. Shopping ................................................................................ 316. On my Mobile ............................................................................ 327. Basic Business English .................................................................. 338. Business dialogue on the phone .......................................................... 349. Chit Chat: At the garage ................................................................ 3510. Renting a place ........................................................................ 36Intermediate Level1. Applying for that Job ................................................................... 372. Accounts ................................................................................ 383. Letter Writing .......................................................................... 394. Flying on a Plane ....................................................................... 405. Planning a Business ..................................................................... 416. Computers ............................................................................... 427. Business Expressions (1) ................................................................ 438. Business Expressions (2) ................................................................ 449. How to agree ............................................................................ 4510. How to apologize ....................................................................... 4611. How to ask the way ..................................................................... 4712. How to complain ........................................................................ 4813. How to criticize ....................................................................... 4914. How to disagree ........................................................................ 5015. How to encourage ....................................................................... 5116. Online Marketing Campaign .............................................................. 5217. Adverbially Speaking ................................................................... 5318. Letter of Complaint (1) ................................................................ 5419. Letter of Complaint (2) ................................................................ 5520. Letter of Complaint (3) ................................................................ 5621. Letter of Complaint (4) ................................................................ 5722. Retirement Plans ....................................................................... 581 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 2. 23. Daily Business Activities .............................................................. 5924. Faxes .................................................................................. 6025. Placing an order via phone ............................................................. 6126. Will and Living Will ............................................................... 6227. Ways of commenting ..................................................................... 6328. Ways of disapproving ................................................................... 6429. Ways of greeting ....................................................................... 6530. Ways of saying goodbye ................................................................. 6631. Ways of approving ...................................................................... 6732. Ways of showing pleasure ............................................................... 6833. Ways of showing anger .................................................................. 6934. Ways of thanking ....................................................................... 7035. Ways of threatening .................................................................... 7136. How to make exclamations ............................................................... 7237. Ways of agreeing ....................................................................... 7338. Ways of disagreeing .................................................................... 7439. Expressions and phrases about money .................................................... 7540. Poverty in the US: living standards expressions ........................................ 7641. Dressing expressions ................................................................... 7742. Retail Sales Phrases ................................................................... 78Advanced Level1. Code of Practice ........................................................................ 792. Spin Doctors ............................................................................ 803. Credit Card Holders ..................................................................... 814. Job Interview ........................................................................... 825. Business ................................................................................ 836. Finance (1) ............................................................................. 847. Finance (2) ............................................................................. 858. Finance (3) ............................................................................. 869. Money ................................................................................... 8710. Advertising ............................................................................ 8811. At the Shops ........................................................................... 8912. At the Computer ........................................................................ 9013. Money Matters (1) ...................................................................... 9114. Money Matters (2) ...................................................................... 9215. Money Matters (3) ...................................................................... 9316. Money Matters (4) ...................................................................... 9417. Quality Control ........................................................................ 9518. Product Improvement .................................................................... 9619. Employment and Training ................................................................ 972 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 3. 20. Agreements ............................................................................. 9821. Super Supermarkets ..................................................................... 9922. Are You in Debt? ....................................................................... 10023. Guarantees and Warranties .............................................................. 10124. At the Office (1) ...................................................................... 10225. At the Office (2) ...................................................................... 10326. Legal Expressions ...................................................................... 10427. Invoices ............................................................................... 10528. Taxes .................................................................................. 10629. Finance ................................................................................ 10730. Interviews and Jobs .................................................................... 10831. Working Well ........................................................................... 10932. Pay and Allowances ..................................................................... 11033. Internet Business (1) .................................................................. 11134. Internet Business (2) .................................................................. 11235. Verbal Communication Skills ............................................................ 11336. Corporate Policy (1) ................................................................... 11437. Corporate Policy (2) ................................................................... 11538. Corporate Policy (3) ................................................................... 11639. Behaviour Guidline ..................................................................... 11740. How to assess employees ................................................................ 11841. Money Slang Expressions ................................................................ 11942. Accounting terms ....................................................................... 12043. Payroll policy in the USA .............................................................. 12144. Job Interview Advice ................................................................... 12245. Dental Care Expressions ................................................................ 12346. Insurance Policy Vocabulary ............................................................ 12447. Contracts and agreements ............................................................... 12548. The Business Plan ...................................................................... 12649. Conference Advice ...................................................................... 12750. Computer Health ........................................................................ 12851. Marketing Strategies ................................................................... 12952. Warranties ............................................................................. 13053. Office Technology Problems ............................................................. 13154. Secretarial Office Procedures .......................................................... 13255. Basic Electronics ...................................................................... 13356. Business Letter Basics ................................................................. 13457. Annual Report .......................................................................... 13558. The Importation Process ................................................................ 13659. Cellular Telephones .................................................................... 1373 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 4. 60. Job Advertising ........................................................................ 13861. Job Applications ....................................................................... 13962. Job Interviews ......................................................................... 14063. Hiring the Right Person ................................................................ 14164. Training New Staff ..................................................................... 14265. Company Benefits ....................................................................... 14366. Starting Salary Expectations ........................................................... 14467. Job Promotion .......................................................................... 14568. The Balance Sheet ...................................................................... 14669. Income Statements ...................................................................... 14770. Cost Accounting ........................................................................ 14871. Auditing ............................................................................... 14972. Budgeting .............................................................................. 15073. Depreciation ........................................................................... 15174. Inventories ............................................................................ 15275. GAAP ................................................................................... 15376. Accountants ............................................................................ 15477. Retirement and Pensions ................................................................ 15578. Start Your Own Bank .................................................................... 15679. Internet Investing ..................................................................... 15780. Evolution of the Stock Exchange ........................................................ 15881. Corporate Taxation ..................................................................... 15982. Commercial Property .................................................................... 16083. Quality Control at Ford ................................................................ 16184. Product Development (1) ................................................................ 16285. Product Development (2) ................................................................ 16386. Auto Leasing ........................................................................... 16487. Essential Advertising .................................................................. 16588. Asset Classes .......................................................................... 16689. Business Law ........................................................................... 16790. Email Dos and Donts ................................................................. 16891. Organizing a Business .................................................................. 16992. SKUs and Pricing ....................................................................... 17093. Managerial Decisions ................................................................... 17194. Operations Management .................................................................. 17295. Human Resources Management ............................................................. 17396. Entrepreneurship ....................................................................... 17497. The US Mint ............................................................................ 17598. Consumer Credit ........................................................................ 17699. Asset-based Loans ...................................................................... 1774 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 5. 100. Consumer Protection ................................................................... 178101. Efficient Capital Markets ............................................................. 179102. Basic Investment Types ................................................................ 180103. Agricultural Market Development ....................................................... 181104. Direct Sales .......................................................................... 182105. Dotcom Retail Stores .................................................................. 183106. Consumer Behaviour .................................................................... 184107. Retail Marketing ...................................................................... 185108. The Law of Agency ..................................................................... 186109. The Law of Contracts .................................................................. 187110. Real Estate Brokers ................................................................... 188111. Realtor Advertisement ................................................................. 189112. A good real estate rental market ...................................................... 190113. Selling to Businesses ................................................................. 191114. Small Businesses ...................................................................... 192115. Trade Multilateralism ................................................................. 193116. Thinking to Export .................................................................... 194117. Starting a Business ................................................................... 195118. Eco-tourism in Australia .............................................................. 196119. Tourism after 9/11 .................................................................... 197120. Internet Travel Arrangements .......................................................... 198121. Tobacco Marketing ..................................................................... 199122. Financial Assets ...................................................................... 200123. The Cybernation Economy ............................................................... 201124. Micromanagement ....................................................................... 202125. The Southeastern European Economies ................................................... 203126. Internet Securities Trading ........................................................... 204127. Mortgage Law .......................................................................... 205128. Basic Microeconomics .................................................................. 206129. Trade Regulation ...................................................................... 207130. A Quick History of Advertising ........................................................ 208131. Hedge Funds ........................................................................... 209132. The Victorian Apprentice (1) .......................................................... 210133. The Victorian Apprentice (2) .......................................................... 211134. Current Liabilities ................................................................... 212135. Global Capital Management ............................................................. 213136. Price-based or Target Costing ......................................................... 214137. Transfer Pricing ...................................................................... 215138. Internal Controls ..................................................................... 216139. Internal Control Activities ........................................................... 2175 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 6. 140. Business Software Competitors ......................................................... 218141. Electronic Tax Records ................................................................ 219142. Accounting Information Systems ........................................................ 220143. Global Protocol Advertisement ......................................................... 221144. The Global Financial Environment (1) .................................................. 222145. The Global Financial Environment (2) .................................................. 223146. Dividends ............................................................................. 224147. Tort Law .............................................................................. 225148. Products Liability Law ................................................................ 226149. Detecting Competition ................................................................. 227150. Globalization in Aviation ............................................................. 228151. Interpersonal Skills .................................................................. 229152. Electronic Commerce (1) ............................................................... 230153. Reverse Marketing ..................................................................... 231154. Natural Gas Resources ................................................................. 232155. Canadas Monetary Policy .............................................................. 233156. Australian Aboriginal Governance ...................................................... 234157. First Nations Rights (1) .............................................................. 235158. First Nations Rights (2) .............................................................. 236159. Internal Communications ............................................................... 237160. External Communications ............................................................... 238161. The US International Trade Administration ............................................. 239162. Business Buzzwords from Mumbai to Virginia ............................................ 240163. Business Buzzwords through the Seasons ................................................ 241164. Business Buzzwords for Better or Worse ................................................ 242165. Business Buzzwords through Thick and Thin ............................................. 243166. Business Buzzwords from New England to Michigan ....................................... 244167. Business buzzwords: English villages .................................................. 245168. Business buzzwords: A well thought out strategy ....................................... 246169. Business buzzwords: Screaming guts .................................................... 247170. Business buzzwords: Greenhouse gas emissions .......................................... 248171. Business buzzwords: Israeli scientists ................................................ 249172. Business buzzwords: Dutch colonists ................................................... 250173. Business buzzwords: Online exchange ................................................... 251174. Business buzzwords: Jack Be Nimble .................................................... 252175. Business buzzwords: Illegal trading activities ........................................ 253176. Business buzzwords: A Non-institution ............................................... 254177. Business buzzwords: Illegal profits ................................................... 255178. Business buzzwords: Animal markets .................................................... 256179. Business buzzwords: Corporate sleuths ................................................. 2576 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 7. 180. Business buzzwords: Auditors doubt ................................................... 258181. Business buzzwords: Tight curbs ....................................................... 259182. Business buzzwords: Confidence in Christmas ........................................... 260183. Business buzzwords: The old days ...................................................... 261184. Business buzzwords: A basket of goods ................................................. 262185. Business buzzwords: Investment leverage ............................................... 263186. Business buzzwords: Takeover remedy ................................................... 264187. Small-business salaries ............................................................... 265188. Various views of accounting ........................................................... 266189. Corporate communications .............................................................. 267190. Business buzzwords: Whiplash .......................................................... 268191. Business buzzwords: Unregistered securities ........................................... 269192. Business buzzwords: Spin tour ......................................................... 270193. Business buzzwords: Food stocks ....................................................... 271194. Business buzzwords: Chinas mass media ................................................ 272195. An economic profile of the Pacific Rim ................................................ 273196. Cross-border corruption ............................................................... 274197. Management of transboundary fishing ................................................... 275198. Technology licensing .................................................................. 276199. International accounting standards (1) ................................................ 277200. International accounting standards (2) ................................................ 278201. Optimal hedging ....................................................................... 279202. Top 10 online marketing predictions for 2007 .......................................... 280203. Apple advertising philosophy .......................................................... 281204. Quebec tourism ........................................................................ 282205. Business buzzwords: Worst investments ................................................. 283206. Business buzzwords: Penny stock ....................................................... 284207. Business buzzwords: Stale inventory ................................................... 285208. Business buzzwords: 2007 market decline ............................................... 286209. Business buzzwords: Lost horizons ..................................................... 287210. Business buzzwords: Platinum blonde ................................................... 288211. Business buzzwords: Odd auction ....................................................... 289212. Business buzzwords: Taking delivery ................................................... 290213. Business buzzwords: Listed for destruction ............................................ 291214. Business buzzwords: The best valuator ................................................. 292215. Science and marketing (1) ............................................................. 293216. Science and marketing (2) ............................................................. 294217. Science and marketing (3) ............................................................. 295218. Group influences on the consumer ...................................................... 296219. Fixed annuities ....................................................................... 2977 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 8. 220. Business buzzwords: The street goes nuts .............................................. 298221. Business buzzwords: Unethical investment .............................................. 299222. Business buzzwords: Phone rules ....................................................... 300223. Business buzzwords: Compensation ...................................................... 301224. Business buzzwords: Last increment bidding ............................................ 302225. Statistical modeling for decision-making .............................................. 303226. A very brief history of management theories ........................................... 304227. Contemporary theories in management ................................................... 305228. The entrepreneurial life cycle (1) .................................................... 306229. The entrepreneurial life cycle (2): The seven stages .................................. 307230. Business Buzzwords: The Book ........................................................ 308231. Business Buzzwords: A Rounding Bottom ................................................. 309232. Business Buzzwords: Largest Vendor .................................................... 310233. Business Buzzwords: Currency Trading .................................................. 311234. Business Buzzwords: Price Fixing ...................................................... 312235. Elements of Organizational Behavior (1) ............................................... 313236. Elements of Organizational Behavior (2) ............................................... 314237. Asset Allocation ...................................................................... 315238. Asset Backed Securities ............................................................... 316239. Swedish Trade Unions .................................................................. 317240. Business Buzzwords: At the Bombay Stock Exchange ...................................... 318241. Business Buzzwords: Casino Operations ................................................. 319242. Business Buzzwords: South African Labour Laws ......................................... 320243. Business Buzzwords: Young Companies ................................................... 321244. Business Buzzwords: Japanese Automobiles .............................................. 322245. Global Production Systems ............................................................. 323246. Global Production and the Labour Market ............................................... 324247. Corporate Social Responsibility ....................................................... 325248. The LS9203 Omni-Directional Presentation Scanner ...................................... 326249. Nanotube Technology ................................................................... 327250. Company Mergers ....................................................................... 328251. Business Buzzwords: Con Men ........................................................... 329252. Business Buzzwords: Hostile Deal ...................................................... 330253. Business Buzzwords: Competitive Advantage ............................................. 331254. Business Buzzwords: Credit-derivative Trades .......................................... 332255. Business Buzzwords: High Valuation .................................................... 333256. Workforce Planning Methodology ........................................................ 334257. Information Services Management ....................................................... 335258. Capital Cost Allowance ................................................................ 336259. Ecosystem Restoration ................................................................. 3378 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 9. 260. The New York Hospitality Industry ..................................................... 338261. The Hospitality Industry .............................................................. 339262. A Tourism Partnership ................................................................. 340263. US Cultural and Heritage Tourism Management ........................................... 341264. Cultural Brokerage .................................................................... 342265. Ecotourism in Vietnam ................................................................. 343266. Portfolio Statistics .................................................................. 344267. Futures and Options ................................................................... 345268. Comptroller General ................................................................... 346269. Discount Bonds ........................................................................ 347270. Money System .......................................................................... 348271. Tax Credits ........................................................................... 349272. Payable on Demand ..................................................................... 350273. Accounting for Depreciation ........................................................... 351274. Cutting Your Losses ................................................................... 352275. Pension Plan .......................................................................... 353276. Monopoly .............................................................................. 354277. Negotiating a Contract with Employees ................................................. 355278. Failing in IT ......................................................................... 356279. Roscas ................................................................................ 357280. Entrepreneurial Behavior .............................................................. 358281. Payment Programs ...................................................................... 359282. Merit Raises .......................................................................... 360283. Underwritten by Lloyds ................................................................ 361284. Debt Reduction ........................................................................ 362285. The White Metal ....................................................................... 363286. Assessing Yourself and Your Business Idea ............................................. 364287. Portfolio-focused Management .......................................................... 365288. Derivatives Primer .................................................................... 366289. Currency Valuation and Strategic Hedging .............................................. 367290. Documentation Analysis ................................................................ 368291. Performance Appraisal ................................................................. 369292. Bond Issues ........................................................................... 370293. Odd-lot Orders ........................................................................ 371294. Options Strategy ...................................................................... 372295. New Juggernaut ........................................................................ 373296. CRTs .................................................................................. 374297. Employee Performance Appraisal ........................................................ 375298. Tests, Quizzes, and Self-evaluation ................................................... 376299. Corporate Credit Cards ................................................................ 3779 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 10. 300. Shared Service Centres ................................................................ 378301. Financial Supply Chain Management ..................................................... 379302. Analysts and Pundits .................................................................. 380303. Repos ................................................................................. 381304. Consumer Spending ..................................................................... 382305. Call and Put Options .................................................................. 383306. Pass-through .......................................................................... 384307. Cash Management in Pakistan ........................................................... 385308. Banking in China ...................................................................... 386309. Singapore Banking ..................................................................... 387310. Islamic Finance ....................................................................... 388311. Organizational Consulting ............................................................. 389312. Business Systems Contingency Policy ................................................... 390313. How to Avoid Making Decisions (1) ..................................................... 391314. How to Avoid Making Decisions (2) ..................................................... 392315. System Development Life Cycle ......................................................... 393316. Database Management Systems ........................................................... 394317. TRANs ................................................................................. 395318. Fire Insurance ........................................................................ 396319. Asset Ownership ....................................................................... 397320. Option Contracts ...................................................................... 398321. Erosion and Decay ..................................................................... 399322. Bonds ................................................................................. 400323. Trading Authorization ................................................................. 401324. Current Assets ........................................................................ 402325. The FRB ............................................................................... 403326. Vehicle Coverage ...................................................................... 404327. The Growth of Business in Asia ........................................................ 405328. Communications Problems in Disasters .................................................. 406329. Electronic Commerce (2) ............................................................... 407330. IT Project Failures ................................................................... 408331. Enterprise Resource Planning .......................................................... 409332. No Free Lunch ......................................................................... 410333. Stock Priority ........................................................................ 411334. LIFFE ................................................................................. 412335. Producing the Goods ................................................................... 413336. Shareholder Liability ................................................................. 414337. Data Mining ........................................................................... 415338. Ukraine Banks ......................................................................... 416339. A Brief History of DSS ................................................................ 41710 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 11. 340. Prepaid Cards ......................................................................... 418341. Object-Oriented Programming Languages ................................................. 419342. Optimal Hedging ....................................................................... 420343. Oil Curves ............................................................................ 421344. Futures Contracts ..................................................................... 422345. Financial Records ..................................................................... 423346. Market History ........................................................................ 424347. The UAE ............................................................................... 425348. Supply Chain Reengineering ............................................................ 426349. Global Information Systems ............................................................ 427350. Information Security .................................................................. 428351. Turkish Banking ....................................................................... 429352. Hedge Fund Operational Risk ........................................................... 430353. Traffic Estimation and Prediction Systems ............................................. 431354. The Risks of Technology ............................................................... 432355. Risk in the FX Market ................................................................. 433356. IFRS Adoption ......................................................................... 434357. Converting Free Reserves .............................................................. 435358. Orderly Market Development ............................................................ 436359. IPOs .................................................................................. 437360. Printing Money ........................................................................ 438361. Interest in Common .................................................................... 439362. Credit Risk ........................................................................... 440363. Threat Assessment for Information Assurance ........................................... 441364. The Role of China in Asia ............................................................. 442365. Latin Americas Lack of Competitiveness ............................................... 443366. Herrings .............................................................................. 444367. Intuitive Bookkeeping ................................................................. 445368. The National Debt ..................................................................... 446369. Investment in Plant, Property and Equipment ........................................... 447370. Canada Pension Plan ................................................................... 448371. Constituent Companies ................................................................. 449372. IKEA .................................................................................. 450373. Global Marketing Strategy Factors ..................................................... 451374. Cash as a Strategic Asset ............................................................. 452375. The Secondary Debt Market ............................................................. 453376. Inventory Management .................................................................. 454377. Tax Planning .......................................................................... 455378. Unsecured Debt ........................................................................ 456379. Life Insurance ........................................................................ 45711 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 12. 380. MagicTicker ........................................................................... 458381. Suffrage .............................................................................. 459382. The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ........................................ 460383. Outsourcing in the Banking Sector ..................................................... 461384. Risks in the Baltic States ............................................................ 462385. The Ukraine ........................................................................... 463386. The Act of State Doctrine ............................................................. 464387. Gain in Market Price .................................................................. 465388. Loyalty Discount ...................................................................... 466389. Invesco ............................................................................... 467390. Convertible Mortgages ................................................................. 468391. Financial Data ........................................................................ 469392. International Claims .................................................................. 470393. Anti-Fraud Regulations ................................................................ 471394. Corporate Espionage ................................................................... 472395. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ......................................................... 473396. Security Offers ....................................................................... 474397. Eurobonds ............................................................................. 475398. Personal Possessions .................................................................. 476399. Money Market Performance .............................................................. 477400. Natural Resources ..................................................................... 478401. Useful Life ........................................................................... 479402. Personal Guarantees ................................................................... 480403. Fixed-income Investments .............................................................. 481404. SLR ................................................................................... 482405. Gray Market Goods ..................................................................... 483406. The GATT System ....................................................................... 484407. University Public Relations ........................................................... 485408. Services Marketing .................................................................... 486409. Marketing Strategy .................................................................... 487410. Virtual Economy ....................................................................... 488411. The Best of Both Worlds ............................................................... 489412. Pending Benefits ...................................................................... 490413. Routing Orders ........................................................................ 491414. Foreign Shares ........................................................................ 492415. Islamic Financial Staff ............................................................... 493416. Rogue Traders ......................................................................... 494417. Data Thievery ......................................................................... 495418. Cash Flow ............................................................................. 496419. The Cayman Islands .................................................................... 49712 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 13. 420. Wall Street Plunge .................................................................... 498421. The Uniform Commercial Code ........................................................... 499422. Bear Stearns .......................................................................... 500423. The Employment Act of 1946 ............................................................ 501424. Retaining Minority Control ............................................................ 502425. Emerging Markets ...................................................................... 503426. Public International Law .............................................................. 504427. Textualism ............................................................................ 505428. Technical Regulations and Standards ................................................... 506429. Financial Supply Chain Management ..................................................... 507430. Distribution Compliance Period ........................................................ 508431. A Mosaic of Information ............................................................... 509432. Canadian Retirement Planning .......................................................... 510433. Financing Your Business ............................................................... 511434. Unitholders ........................................................................... 512435. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ..................................................... 513436. The ICCUCPDC .......................................................................... 514437. A Strategic Alliance .................................................................. 515438. The Physical Supply Chain ............................................................. 516439. Foreign Currency Risk Management ...................................................... 517440. Bankers Acceptances .................................................................. 518441. Non-monetary Services ................................................................. 519442. Manipulative Practices ................................................................ 520443. Minimizing Volatility ................................................................. 521444. Gold Collateral ....................................................................... 522445. Cyber-criminals and Cyber-crime ....................................................... 523446. Pushing and Pulling ................................................................... 524447. Leisure Services ...................................................................... 525448. Niche Marketing ....................................................................... 526449. Scandinavian Capital Market ........................................................... 527Answer Keys ................................................................................ 528Elementary Level1. Money accepted .......................................................................... 5292. Computers ............................................................................... 5303. Making an Appointment ................................................................... 5314. Late Again .............................................................................. 5325. Shopping ................................................................................ 5336. On my Mobile ............................................................................ 5347. Basic Business English .................................................................. 5358. Business dialogue on the phone .......................................................... 53613 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 14. 9. Chit Chat: At the garage ................................................................ 53710. Renting a place ........................................................................ 538Intermediate Level1. Applying for that Job ................................................................... 5392. Accounts ................................................................................ 5403. Letter Writing .......................................................................... 5414. Flying on a Plane ....................................................................... 5425. Planning a Business ..................................................................... 5436. Computers ............................................................................... 5447. Business Expressions (1) ................................................................ 5458. Business Expressions (2) ................................................................ 5469. How to agree ............................................................................ 54710. How to apologize ....................................................................... 54811. How to ask the way ..................................................................... 54912. How to complain ........................................................................ 55013. How to criticize ....................................................................... 55114. How to disagree ........................................................................ 55215. How to encourage ....................................................................... 55316. Online Marketing Campaign .............................................................. 55417. Adverbially Speaking ................................................................... 55518. Letter of Complaint (1) ................................................................ 55619. Letter of Complaint (2) ................................................................ 55720. Letter of Complaint (3) ................................................................ 55821. Letter of Complaint (4) ................................................................ 55922. Retirement Plans ....................................................................... 56023. Daily Business Activities .............................................................. 56124. Faxes .................................................................................. 56225. Placing an order via phone ............................................................. 56326. Will and Living Will ............................................................... 56427. Ways of commenting ..................................................................... 56528. Ways of disapproving ................................................................... 56629. Ways of greeting ....................................................................... 56730. Ways of saying goodbye ................................................................. 56831. Ways of approving ...................................................................... 56932. Ways of showing pleasure ............................................................... 57033. Ways of showing anger .................................................................. 57134. Ways of thanking ....................................................................... 57235. Ways of threatening .................................................................... 57336. How to make exclamations ............................................................... 57437. Ways of agreeing ....................................................................... 57514 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 15. 38. Ways of disagreeing .................................................................... 57639. Expressions and phrases about money .................................................... 57740. Poverty in the US: living standards expressions ........................................ 57841. Dressing expressions ................................................................... 57942. Retail Sales Phrases ................................................................... 580Advanced Level1. Code of Practice ........................................................................ 5812. Spin Doctors ............................................................................ 5823. Credit Card Holders ..................................................................... 5834. Job Interview ........................................................................... 5845. Business ................................................................................ 5856. Finance (1) ............................................................................. 5867. Finance (2) ............................................................................. 5878. Finance (3) ............................................................................. 5889. Money ................................................................................... 58910. Advertising ............................................................................ 59011. At the Shops ........................................................................... 59112. At the Computer ........................................................................ 59213. Money Matters (1) ...................................................................... 59314. Money Matters (2) ...................................................................... 59415. Money Matters (3) ...................................................................... 59516. Money Matters (4) ...................................................................... 59617. Quality Control ........................................................................ 59718. Product Improvement .................................................................... 59819. Employment and Training ................................................................ 59920. Agreements ............................................................................. 60021. Super Supermarkets ..................................................................... 60122. Are You in Debt? ....................................................................... 60223. Guarantees and Warranties .............................................................. 60324. At the Office (1) ...................................................................... 60425. At the Office (2) ...................................................................... 60526. Legal Expressions ...................................................................... 60627. Invoices ............................................................................... 60728. Taxes .................................................................................. 60829. Finance ................................................................................ 60930. Interviews and Jobs .................................................................... 61031. Working Well ........................................................................... 61132. Pay and Allowances ..................................................................... 61233. Internet Business (1) .................................................................. 61334. Internet Business (2) .................................................................. 61415 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 16. 35. Verbal Communication Skills ............................................................ 61536. Corporate Policy (1) ................................................................... 61637. Corporate Policy (2) ................................................................... 61738. Corporate Policy (3) ................................................................... 61839. Behaviour Guidline ..................................................................... 61940. How to assess employees ................................................................ 62041. Money Slang Expressions ................................................................ 62142. Accounting terms ....................................................................... 62243. Payroll policy in the USA .............................................................. 62344. Job Interview Advice ................................................................... 62445. Dental Care Expressions ................................................................ 62546. Insurance Policy Vocabulary ............................................................ 62647. Contracts and agreements ............................................................... 62748. The Business Plan ...................................................................... 62849. Conference Advice ...................................................................... 62950. Computer Health ........................................................................ 63051. Marketing Strategies ................................................................... 63152. Warranties ............................................................................. 63253. Office Technology Problems ............................................................. 63354. Secretarial Office Procedures .......................................................... 63455. Basic Electronics ...................................................................... 63556. Business Letter Basics ................................................................. 63657. Annual Report .......................................................................... 63758. The Importation Process ................................................................ 63859. Cellular Telephones .................................................................... 63960. Job Advertising ........................................................................ 64061. Job Applications ....................................................................... 64162. Job Interviews ......................................................................... 64263. Hiring the Right Person ................................................................ 64364. Training New Staff ..................................................................... 64465. Company Benefits ....................................................................... 64566. Starting Salary Expectations ........................................................... 64667. Job Promotion .......................................................................... 64768. The Balance Sheet ...................................................................... 64869. Income Statements ...................................................................... 64970. Cost Accounting ........................................................................ 65071. Auditing ............................................................................... 65172. Budgeting .............................................................................. 65273. Depreciation ........................................................................... 65374. Inventories ............................................................................ 65416 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 17. 75. GAAP ................................................................................... 65576. Accountants ............................................................................ 65677. Retirement and Pensions ................................................................ 65778. Start Your Own Bank .................................................................... 65879. Internet Investing ..................................................................... 65980. Evolution of the Stock Exchange ........................................................ 66081. Corporate Taxation ..................................................................... 66182. Commercial Property .................................................................... 66283. Quality Control at Ford ................................................................ 66384. Product Development (1) ................................................................ 66485. Product Development (2) ................................................................ 66586. Auto Leasing ........................................................................... 66687. Essential Advertising .................................................................. 66788. Asset Classes .......................................................................... 66889. Business Law ........................................................................... 66990. Email Dos and Donts ................................................................. 67091. Organizing a Business .................................................................. 67192. SKUs and Pricing ....................................................................... 67293. Managerial Decisions ................................................................... 67394. Operations Management .................................................................. 67495. Human Resources Management ............................................................. 67596. Entrepreneurship ....................................................................... 67697. The US Mint ............................................................................ 67798. Consumer Credit ........................................................................ 67899. Asset-based Loans ...................................................................... 679100. Consumer Protection ................................................................... 680101. Efficient Capital Markets ............................................................. 681102. Basic Investment Types ................................................................ 682103. Agricultural Market Development ....................................................... 683104. Direct Sales .......................................................................... 684105. Dotcom Retail Stores .................................................................. 685106. Consumer Behaviour .................................................................... 686107. Retail Marketing ...................................................................... 687108. The Law of Agency ..................................................................... 688109. The Law of Contracts .................................................................. 689110. Real Estate Brokers ................................................................... 690111. Realtor Advertisement ................................................................. 691112. A good real estate rental market ...................................................... 692113. Selling to Businesses ................................................................. 693114. Small Businesses ...................................................................... 69417 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 18. 115. Trade Multilateralism ................................................................. 695116. Thinking to Export .................................................................... 696117. Starting a Business ................................................................... 697118. Eco-tourism in Australia .............................................................. 698119. Tourism after 9/11 .................................................................... 699120. Internet Travel Arrangements .......................................................... 700121. Tobacco Marketing ..................................................................... 701122. Financial Assets ...................................................................... 702123. The Cybernation Economy ............................................................... 703124. Micromanagement ....................................................................... 704125. The Southeastern European Economies ................................................... 705126. Internet Securities Trading ........................................................... 706127. Mortgage Law .......................................................................... 707128. Basic Microeconomics .................................................................. 708129. Trade Regulation ...................................................................... 709130. A Quick History of Advertising ........................................................ 710131. Hedge Funds ........................................................................... 711132. The Victorian Apprentice (1) .......................................................... 712133. The Victorian Apprentice (2) .......................................................... 713134. Current Liabilities ................................................................... 714135. Global Capital Management ............................................................. 715136. Price-based or Target Costing ......................................................... 716137. Transfer Pricing ...................................................................... 717138. Internal Controls ..................................................................... 718139. Internal Control Activities ........................................................... 719140. Business Software Competitors ......................................................... 720141. Electronic Tax Records ................................................................ 721142. Accounting Information Systems ........................................................ 722143. Global Protocol Advertisement ......................................................... 723144. The Global Financial Environment (1) .................................................. 724145. The Global Financial Environment (2) .................................................. 725146. Dividends ............................................................................. 726147. Tort Law .............................................................................. 727148. Products Liability Law ................................................................ 728149. Detecting Competition ................................................................. 729150. Globalization in Aviation ............................................................. 730151. Interpersonal Skills .................................................................. 731152. Electronic Commerce (1) ............................................................... 732153. Reverse Marketing ..................................................................... 733154. Natural Gas Resources ................................................................. 73418 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 19. 155. Canadas Monetary Policy .............................................................. 735156. Australian Aboriginal Governance ...................................................... 736157. First Nations Rights (1) .............................................................. 737158. First Nations Rights (2) .............................................................. 738159. Internal Communications ............................................................... 739160. External Communications ............................................................... 740161. The US International Trade Administration ............................................. 741162. Business Buzzwords from Mumbai to Virginia ............................................ 742163. Business Buzzwords through the Seasons ................................................ 743164. Business Buzzwords for Better or Worse ................................................ 744165. Business Buzzwords through Thick and Thin ............................................. 745166. Business Buzzwords from New England to Michigan ....................................... 746167. Business buzzwords: English villages .................................................. 747168. Business buzzwords: A well thought out strategy ....................................... 748169. Business buzzwords: Screaming guts .................................................... 749170. Business buzzwords: Greenhouse gas emissions .......................................... 750171. Business buzzwords: Israeli scientists ................................................ 751172. Business buzzwords: Dutch colonists ................................................... 752173. Business buzzwords: Online exchange ................................................... 753174. Business buzzwords: Jack Be Nimble .................................................... 754175. Business buzzwords: Illegal trading activities ........................................ 755176. Business buzzwords: A Non-institution ............................................... 756177. Business buzzwords: Illegal profits ................................................... 757178. Business buzzwords: Animal markets .................................................... 758179. Business buzzwords: Corporate sleuths ................................................. 759180. Business buzzwords: Auditors doubt ................................................... 760181. Business buzzwords: Tight curbs ....................................................... 761182. Business buzzwords: Confidence in Christmas ........................................... 762183. Business buzzwords: The old days ...................................................... 763184. Business buzzwords: A basket of goods ................................................. 764185. Business buzzwords: Investment leverage ............................................... 765186. Business buzzwords: Takeover remedy ................................................... 766187. Small-business salaries ............................................................... 767188. Various views of accounting ........................................................... 768189. Corporate communications .............................................................. 769190. Business buzzwords: Whiplash .......................................................... 770191. Business buzzwords: Unregistered securities ........................................... 771192. Business buzzwords: Spin tour ......................................................... 772193. Business buzzwords: Food stocks ....................................................... 773194. Business buzzwords: Chinas mass media ................................................ 77419 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 20. 195. An economic profile of the Pacific Rim ................................................ 775196. Cross-border corruption ............................................................... 776197. Management of transboundary fishing ................................................... 777198. Technology licensing .................................................................. 778199. International accounting standards (1) ................................................ 779200. International accounting standards (2) ................................................ 780201. Optimal hedging ....................................................................... 781202. Top 10 online marketing predictions for 2007 .......................................... 782203. Apple advertising philosophy .......................................................... 783204. Quebec tourism ........................................................................ 784205. Business buzzwords: Worst investments ................................................. 785206. Business buzzwords: Penny stock ....................................................... 786207. Business buzzwords: Stale inventory ................................................... 787208. Business buzzwords: 2007 market decline ............................................... 788209. Business buzzwords: Lost horizons ..................................................... 789210. Business buzzwords: Platinum blonde ................................................... 790211. Business buzzwords: Odd auction ....................................................... 791212. Business buzzwords: Taking delivery ................................................... 792213. Business buzzwords: Listed for destruction ............................................ 793214. Business buzzwords: The best valuator ................................................. 794215. Science and marketing (1) ............................................................. 795216. Science and marketing (2) ............................................................. 796217. Science and marketing (3) ............................................................. 797218. Group influences on the consumer ...................................................... 798219. Fixed annuities ....................................................................... 799220. Business buzzwords: The street goes nuts .............................................. 800221. Business buzzwords: Unethical investment .............................................. 801222. Business buzzwords: Phone rules ....................................................... 802223. Business buzzwords: Compensation ...................................................... 803224. Business buzzwords: Last increment bidding ............................................ 804225. Statistical modeling for decision-making .............................................. 805226. A very brief history of management theories ........................................... 806227. Contemporary theories in management ................................................... 807228. The entrepreneurial life cycle (1) .................................................... 808229. The entrepreneurial life cycle (2): The seven stages .................................. 809230. Business Buzzwords: The Book ........................................................ 810231. Business Buzzwords: A Rounding Bottom ................................................. 811232. Business Buzzwords: Largest Vendor .................................................... 812233. Business Buzzwords: Currency Trading .................................................. 813234. Business Buzzwords: Price Fixing ...................................................... 81420 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 21. 235. Elements of Organizational Behavior (1) ............................................... 815236. Elements of Organizational Behavior (2) ............................................... 816237. Asset Allocation ...................................................................... 817238. Asset Backed Securities ............................................................... 818239. Swedish Trade Unions .................................................................. 819240. Business Buzzwords: At the Bombay Stock Exchange ...................................... 820241. Business Buzzwords: Casino Operations ................................................. 821242. Business Buzzwords: South African Labour Laws ......................................... 822243. Business Buzzwords: Young Companies ................................................... 823244. Business Buzzwords: Japanese Automobiles .............................................. 824245. Global Production Systems ............................................................. 825246. Global Production and the Labour Market ............................................... 826247. Corporate Social Responsibility ....................................................... 827248. The LS9203 Omni-Directional Presentation Scanner ...................................... 828249. Nanotube Technology ................................................................... 829250. Company Mergers ....................................................................... 830251. Business Buzzwords: Con Men ........................................................... 831252. Business Buzzwords: Hostile Deal ...................................................... 832253. Business Buzzwords: Competitive Advantage ............................................. 833254. Business Buzzwords: Credit-derivative Trades .......................................... 834255. Business Buzzwords: High Valuation .................................................... 835256. Workforce Planning Methodology ........................................................ 836257. Information Services Management ....................................................... 837258. Capital Cost Allowance ................................................................ 838259. Ecosystem Restoration ................................................................. 839260. The New York Hospitality Industry ..................................................... 840261. The Hospitality Industry .............................................................. 841262. A Tourism Partnership ................................................................. 842263. US Cultural and Heritage Tourism Management ........................................... 843264. Cultural Brokerage .................................................................... 844265. Ecotourism in Vietnam ................................................................. 845266. Portfolio Statistics .................................................................. 846267. Futures and Options ................................................................... 847268. Comptroller General ................................................................... 848269. Discount Bonds ........................................................................ 849270. Money System .......................................................................... 850271. Tax Credits ........................................................................... 851272. Payable on Demand ..................................................................... 852273. Accounting for Depreciation ........................................................... 853274. Cutting Your Losses ................................................................... 85421 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 22. 275. Pension Plan .......................................................................... 855276. Monopoly .............................................................................. 856277. Negotiating a Contract with Employees ................................................. 857278. Failing in IT ......................................................................... 858279. Roscas ................................................................................ 859280. Entrepreneurial Behavior .............................................................. 860281. Payment Programs ...................................................................... 861282. Merit Raises .......................................................................... 862283. Underwritten by Lloyds ................................................................ 863284. Debt Reduction ........................................................................ 864285. The White Metal ....................................................................... 865286. Assessing Yourself and Your Business Idea ............................................. 866287. Portfolio-focused Management .......................................................... 867288. Derivatives Primer .................................................................... 868289. Currency Valuation and Strategic Hedging .............................................. 869290. Documentation Analysis ................................................................ 870291. Performance Appraisal ................................................................. 871292. Bond Issues ........................................................................... 872293. Odd-lot Orders ........................................................................ 873294. Options Strategy ...................................................................... 874295. New Juggernaut ........................................................................ 875296. CRTs .................................................................................. 876297. Employee Performance Appraisal ........................................................ 877298. Tests, Quizzes, and Self-evaluation ................................................... 878299. Corporate Credit Cards ................................................................ 879300. Shared Service Centres ................................................................ 880301. Financial Supply Chain Management ..................................................... 881302. Analysts and Pundits .................................................................. 882303. Repos ................................................................................. 883304. Consumer Spending ..................................................................... 884305. Call and Put Options .................................................................. 885306. Pass-through .......................................................................... 886307. Cash Management in Pakistan ........................................................... 887308. Banking in China ...................................................................... 888309. Singapore Banking ..................................................................... 889310. Islamic Finance ....................................................................... 890311. Organizational Consulting ............................................................. 891312. Business Systems Contingency Policy ................................................... 892313. How to Avoid Making Decisions (1) ..................................................... 893314. How to Avoid Making Decisions (2) ..................................................... 89422 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 23. 315. System Development Life Cycle ......................................................... 895316. Database Management Systems ........................................................... 896317. TRANs ................................................................................. 897318. Fire Insurance ........................................................................ 898319. Asset Ownership ....................................................................... 899320. Option Contracts ...................................................................... 900321. Erosion and Decay ..................................................................... 901322. Bonds ................................................................................. 902323. Trading Authorization ................................................................. 903324. Current Assets ........................................................................ 904325. The FRB ............................................................................... 905326. Vehicle Coverage ...................................................................... 906327. The Growth of Business in Asia ........................................................ 907328. Communications Problems in Disasters .................................................. 908329. Electronic Commerce (2) ............................................................... 909330. IT Project Failures ................................................................... 910331. Enterprise Resource Planning .......................................................... 911332. No Free Lunch ......................................................................... 912333. Stock Priority ........................................................................ 913334. LIFFE ................................................................................. 914335. Producing the Goods ................................................................... 915336. Shareholder Liability ................................................................. 916337. Data Mining ........................................................................... 917338. Ukraine Banks ......................................................................... 918339. A Brief History of DSS ................................................................ 919340. Prepaid Cards ......................................................................... 920341. Object-Oriented Programming Languages ................................................. 921342. Optimal Hedging ....................................................................... 922343. Oil Curves ............................................................................ 923344. Futures Contracts ..................................................................... 924345. Financial Records ..................................................................... 925346. Market History ........................................................................ 926347. The UAE ............................................................................... 927348. Supply Chain Reengineering ............................................................ 928349. Global Information Systems ............................................................ 929350. Information Security .................................................................. 930351. Turkish Banking ....................................................................... 931352. Hedge Fund Operational Risk ........................................................... 932353. Traffic Estimation and Prediction Systems ............................................. 933354. The Risks of Technology ............................................................... 93423 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 24. 355. Risk in the FX Market ................................................................. 935356. IFRS Adoption ......................................................................... 936357. Converting Free Reserves .............................................................. 937358. Orderly Market Development ............................................................ 938359. IPOs .................................................................................. 939360. Printing Money ........................................................................ 940361. Interest in Common .................................................................... 941362. Credit Risk ........................................................................... 942363. Threat Assessment for Information Assurance ........................................... 943364. The Role of China in Asia ............................................................. 944365. Latin Americas Lack of Competitiveness ............................................... 945366. Herrings .............................................................................. 946367. Intuitive Bookkeeping ................................................................. 947368. The National Debt ..................................................................... 948369. Investment in Plant, Property and Equipment ........................................... 949370. Canada Pension Plan ................................................................... 950371. Constituent Companies ................................................................. 951372. IKEA .................................................................................. 952373. Global Marketing Strategy Factors ..................................................... 953374. Cash as a Strategic Asset ............................................................. 954375. The Secondary Debt Market ............................................................. 955376. Inventory Management .................................................................. 956377. Tax Planning .......................................................................... 957378. Unsecured Debt ........................................................................ 958379. Life Insurance ........................................................................ 959380. MagicTicker ........................................................................... 960381. Suffrage .............................................................................. 961382. The Markets in Financial Instruments Directive ........................................ 962383. Outsourcing in the Banking Sector ..................................................... 963384. Risks in the Baltic States ............................................................ 964385. The Ukraine ........................................................................... 965386. The Act of State Doctrine ............................................................. 966387. Gain in Market Price .................................................................. 967388. Loyalty Discount ...................................................................... 968389. Invesco ............................................................................... 969390. Convertible Mortgages ................................................................. 970391. Financial Data ........................................................................ 971392. International Claims .................................................................. 972393. Anti-Fraud Regulations ................................................................ 973394. Corporate Espionage ................................................................... 97424 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 25. 395. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ......................................................... 975396. Security Offers ....................................................................... 976397. Eurobonds ............................................................................. 977398. Personal Possessions .................................................................. 978399. Money Market Performance .............................................................. 979400. Natural Resources ..................................................................... 980401. Useful Life ........................................................................... 981402. Personal Guarantees ................................................................... 982403. Fixed-income Investments .............................................................. 983404. SLR ................................................................................... 984405. Gray Market Goods ..................................................................... 985406. The GATT System ....................................................................... 986407. University Public Relations ........................................................... 987408. Services Marketing .................................................................... 988409. Marketing Strategy .................................................................... 989410. Virtual Economy ....................................................................... 990411. The Best of Both Worlds ............................................................... 991412. Pending Benefits ...................................................................... 992413. Routing Orders ........................................................................ 993414. Foreign Shares ........................................................................ 994415. Islamic Financial Staff ............................................................... 995416. Rogue Traders ......................................................................... 996417. Data Thievery ......................................................................... 997418. Cash Flow ............................................................................. 998419. The Cayman Islands .................................................................... 999420. Wall Street Plunge .................................................................... 1000421. The Uniform Commercial Code ........................................................... 1001422. Bear Stearns .......................................................................... 1002423. The Employment Act of 1946 ............................................................ 1003424. Retaining Minority Control ............................................................ 1004425. Emerging Markets ...................................................................... 1005426. Public International Law .............................................................. 1006427. Textualism ............................................................................ 1007428. Technical Regulations and Standards ................................................... 1008429. Financial Supply Chain Management ..................................................... 1009430. Distribution Compliance Period ........................................................ 1010431. A Mosaic of Information ............................................................... 1011432. Canadian Retirement Planning .......................................................... 1012433. Financing Your Business ............................................................... 1013434. Unitholders ........................................................................... 101425 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 26. 435. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ..................................................... 1015436. The ICCUCPDC .......................................................................... 1016437. A Strategic Alliance .................................................................. 1017438. The Physical Supply Chain ............................................................. 1018439. Foreign Currency Risk Management ...................................................... 1019440. Bankers Acceptances .................................................................. 1020441. Non-monetary Services ................................................................. 1021442. Manipulative Practices ................................................................ 1022443. Minimizing Volatility ................................................................. 1023444. Gold Collateral ....................................................................... 1024445. Cyber-criminals and Cyber-crime ....................................................... 1025446. Pushing and Pulling ................................................................... 1026447. Leisure Services ...................................................................... 1027448. Niche Marketing ....................................................................... 1028449. Scandinavian Capital Market ........................................................... 102926 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 27. 1.elementary-1Business English / Incomplete Sentences / Elementary level # 1 Answers IndexMoney accepted Q1 I like to visit other countries but I find the ....... of travel is too high. (a) money (b) cost (c) expenses (d) currency Q2 She is very happy because she starts her new ....... today. (a) job (b) work (c) labour (d) post Q3 One day I hope I shall ....... the lottery. (a) gain (b) collect (c) reach (d) win Q4 He must have a lot of money because this summer he is going on a cruise ....... the world. (a) about (b) around (c) across (d) through Q5 Have you read that book ....... the life of Van Gogh? (a) about (b) of (c) over (d) in Q6 Do you want ....... sugar in your coffee? (a) some (b) much (c) any (d) little Q7 They do not ....... cheques in that restaurant. (a) accept (b) agree (c) allow (d) admit Q8 I cannot work today because I have very bad tooth........ (a) pain (b) hurt (c) damage (d) ache Q9 Children are not ....... in that public house. (a) aloud (b) allowed (c) accepted (d) agreed Q10 You can see the ....... about the sale in the local paper. (a) announcement (b) warning (c) notice (d) advertisement27 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 28. 2.intermediate-1Business English / Incomplete Sentences / Intermediate level # 1 Answers IndexApplying for that Job Q1 I would be very interested in ....... for that job. (a) entering (b) working (c) applying (d) writing Q2 Do you want to ....... as a candidate in the local elections? (a) stand (b) sit (c) go (d) try Q3 They are completely ....... up with all the noise in the centre of town. (a) tired (b) fed (c) sick (d) ill Q4 The reason there are no buses is because the drivers are on ........ (a) hit (b) stop (c) strike (d) leave Q5 The government has changed its policy and had a complete change of ........ (a) view (b) opinion (c) mind (d) heart Q6 This supermarket is trying to ....... young shoppers by offering fashionable clothes. (a) target (b) persuade (c) encourage (d) trap Q7 You should have ....... those shares when they were cheap. (a) taken out (b) sold off (c) bought up (d) taken over Q8 You must try and hurry up because my patience is ....... out. (a) running (b) racing (c) pacing (d) turning Q9 Have you ever tried your ....... at running a business? (a) arm (b) finger (c) hand (d) leg Q10 After all these years she has decided to take early ........ (a) leave (b) finishing (c) departure (d) retirement37 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 29. 3.advanced-1Business English / Incomplete Sentences / Advanced level # 1 Answers IndexCode of Practice Q1 The company had its own code of ....... in these matters. (a) behaviour (b) practice (c) dealing (d) attitude Q2 This is a ....... example of what not to do. (a) critical (b) pure (c) simple (d) prime Q3 Plans have already been drawn ....... to deal with such situations. (a) over (b) through (c) up (d) into Q4 Thousands of ....... are already signing up for this new telephone service. (a) individuals (b) subscribers (c) applicants (d) interviewees Q5 Job losses are mainly in the ....... sectors of the industry. (a) blue-collar (b) red-collar (c) stiff-collar (d) high-collar Q6 The circular will contain ....... financial information to help investors. (a) key (b) obvious (c) intelligent (d) noted Q7 The report is ....... to show better than expected results. (a) necessary (b) possibly (c) clearly (d) likely Q8 So many of these animals have been shot over the years that they are now classed as ....... species. (a) dangerous (b) endangered (c) unwanted (d) limited Q9 Some people are ....... to learn a foreign language. (a) unaccustomed (b) shy (c) reluctant (d) inhibited Q10 It was a big ....... for her to give up her acting career to look after her family. (a) trial (b) sacrifice (c) endeavour (d) test79 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 30. ANSWERKEYS IndexBusiness English(Answer Keys)528 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 31. 1.elementary-1Business English / Incomplete Sentences / Elementary level # 1 (Answer Keys) Questions IndexMoney accepted A1 I like to visit other countries but I find the cost of travel is too high. answer: (b) cost A2 She is very happy because she starts her new job today. answer: (a) job A3 One day I hope I shall win the lottery. answer: (d) win A4 He must have a lot of money because this summer he is going on a cruise around the world. answer: (b) around A5 Have you read that book about the life of Van Gogh? answer: (a) about A6 Do you want any sugar in your coffee? answer: (c) any A7 They do not accept cheques in that restaurant. answer: (a) accept A8 I cannot work today because I have very bad toothache. answer: (d) ache A9 Children are not allowed in that public house. answer: (b) allowed A10 You can see the advertisement about the sale in the local paper. answer: (d) advertisement529 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 32. 2.intermediate-1Business English / Incomplete Sentences / Intermediate level # 1 (Answer Keys) Questions IndexApplying for that Job A1 I would be very interested in applying for that job. answer: (c) applying A2 Do you want to stand as a candidate in the local elections? answer: (a) stand A3 They are completely fed up with all the noise in the centre of town. answer: (b) fed A4 The reason there are no buses is because the drivers are on strike. answer: (c) strike A5 The government has changed its policy and had a complete change of heart. answer: (d) heart A6 This supermarket is trying to target young shoppers by offering fashionable clothes. answer: (a) target A7 You should have bought up those shares when they were cheap. answer: (c) bought up A8 You must try and hurry up because my patience is running out. answer: (a) running A9 Have you ever tried your hand at running a business? answer: (c) hand A10 After all these years she has decided to take early retirement. answer: (d) retirement539 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net
  • 33. 3.advanced-1Business English / Incomplete Sentences / Advanced level # 1 (Answer Keys) Questions IndexCode of Practice A1 The company had its own code of practice in these matters. answer: (b) practice A2 This is a prime example of what not to do. answer: (d) prime A3 Plans have already been drawn up to deal with such situations. answer: (c) up A4 Thousands of subscribers are already signing up for this new telephone service. answer: (b) subscribers A5 Job losses are mainly in the blue-collar sectors of the industry. answer: (a) blue-collar A6 The circular will contain key financial information to help investors. answer: (a) key A7 The report is likely to show better than expected results. answer: (d) likely A8 So many of these animals have been shot over the years that they are now classed as endangered species. answer: (b) endangered A9 Some people are reluctant to learn a foreign language. answer: (c) reluctant A10 It was a big sacrifice for her to give up her acting career to look after her family. answer: (b) sacrifice581 PHOTOCOPIABLE © www.english-test.net