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Ae bc ppt18

  1. 1. Recap 1© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Recap In the previous lesson you learnt to: • Write a short, simple report using appropriate layout • Write an executive summary of a report • Use a range of linking devices in the context of a report For Aptech Centre Use Only
  2. 2. Fiscal Health and Sales For Aptech Centre Use Only
  3. 3. At the end of this lesson you will be able to: • Understand key financial vocabulary • Practise reading for gist • Practise listening for detail • Further practise report writing 3© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Learning Objectives For Aptech Centre Use Only
  4. 4. Reading Skills 4© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Reading Reading Check your business’s financial health For Aptech Centre Use Only
  5. 5. Reading Skills 5© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Understanding the Text A key reading skill is the ability to understand the gist of the writing: what is its overall message? With your partner discuss: 1. Who is writing the article? What evidence do you have? 2. Who is the audience? What evidence do you have? 3. Is the style formal or informal? What evidence do you have? 4. Where do you imagine this would be published? For Aptech Centre Use Only
  6. 6. • With your partner write no more than 10 sentences to summarise the article. • Do this without checking your dictionary. 6© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise For Aptech Centre Use Only
  7. 7. Speaking Skills 7© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Opinion • Read and highlight any unknown vocabulary. With your partner share your ideas on what the word might mean. • Look at the context and use logic to help you. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  8. 8. Speaking Skills 8© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Opinion Financial statements should detail assets, liabilities, equity, income and expenses. It is in a list with other nouns. Income means money we earn, expenses are things we must pay. The word financial means to do with money. A financial statement is a document writing about a company’s money. Therefore equity may be something a company owns that is worth money? For Aptech Centre Use Only
  9. 9. Look at the following definitions of financial vocabulary and find the word(s) in the article that matches it. They are in order of appearance in the text. 9© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Words Definitions The value of a company’s shares or the money held in property The amount of money that a company owes The value of a company's shares Money that someone gets from working or from investing money A financial period of time –a quarter or An arrangement to receive goods from a shop or money from a bank and pay for it laterFor Aptech Centre Use Only
  10. 10. 10© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Words Definitions An arrangement to be able to borrow money if needed A state where financially a company cannot operate in the normal way The money left after deducting cost of manufacture from the sale price A relationship between the sizes of two numbers or amounts Income from business activities or taxes Loss of goods through breakages, faulty manufacturing or stealing For Aptech Centre Use Only
  11. 11. Answers 11© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Words Definitions assets The value of a company’s shares or the money held in property liability The amount of money that a company owes equity The value of a company's shares income Money that someone gets from working or from investing money fiscal period A financial period of time –a quarter or credit An arrangement to receive goods from a shop or money from a bank and pay for it laterFor Aptech Centre Use Only
  12. 12. Answers 12© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Words Definitions credit facility An arrangement to be able to borrow money if needed cash crunch A state where financially a company cannot operate in the normal way gross profit The money left after deducting cost of manufacture from the sale price ratio A relationship between the sizes of two numbers or amounts revenue Income from business activities or taxes inventory shrinkage Loss of goods through breakages, faulty manufacturing or stealing For Aptech Centre Use Only
  13. 13. Now look in the text. There are definitions written for: 13© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Words Definitions financial statements liquidity expenditure For Aptech Centre Use Only
  14. 14. Answers 14© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Words Definitions financial statements a formal record of a business’s financial dealings liquidity a situation in which a business has money or property that it can sell in order to pay money that it owes expenditure the use of time, money, energy etc. doing something For Aptech Centre Use Only
  15. 15. Now look at the following expressions found in the text and write definitions: 15© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Words Definitions To run out of something To keep track of something To keep an eye on something A snapshot To creep up on something/someone To smooth out something A surefire way to do something For Aptech Centre Use Only
  16. 16. Answers 16© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise Words Definitions To run out of something To finish/have no more of To keep track of something To have all the information that you need about something To keep an eye on something To watch continuously A snapshot A short description that tells you what a particular place or situation is like at a particular time To creep up on something/someone To move towards someone quietly and slowly, especially because you want to surprise them To smooth out something To make a problem seem less serious A surefire way to do something Certain to be successfulFor Aptech Centre Use Only
  17. 17. Writing Skills 17© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Writing • Look back at your summary. • Do you want to make any changes? • Compare your summary with another pair. • Now together, as a group, use your two summaries and rewrite one summary together. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  18. 18. Selling The two most common ways of selling are: A. Direct selling B. Indirect selling - Selling wholesale 18© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Sales For Aptech Centre Use Only
  19. 19. Look at the products and services in the box and match them to the kinds of selling activities that you would expect companies to employ (A or B). You may choose more than one for each product. 19© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Sales Breakfast cereal Gas and Electricity provider Software company producing games Cola drink company Online shopping store Life insurance company Instant coffee producer Online education providerFor Aptech Centre Use Only
  20. 20. Answers 20© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Sales B Breakfast cereal A Gas and Electricity provider A Software company producing games B Cola drink company A Online shopping store A Life insurance company B Instant coffee producer A Online education providerFor Aptech Centre Use Only
  21. 21. Listening Skills You are going to listen to Ryan Taylor talk about how his household furnishing company has changed its sales activities over the few years. As you listen, answer the following: 1. What post does Ryan Taylor hold in made4u? 2. What does made4u make? 3. How old is the company? 4. made4u has been a market leader in what? 5. made4u site creates a simulated image of what? 6. Traditionally, what would made4u do if a line wasn’t selling? 7. The units sold in store are now ________% of all sales. 8. made4u insists the price will be ______________ at all points of sale. 9. Working without the middleman creates what? 10. How will made4u pass on increased profits? 21© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Listening For Aptech Centre Use Only
  22. 22. Listening Skills Answers 1. CEO 2. Household furnishings 3. 10 years old 4. Simulated reality 5. A room in the customer’s house 6. Discontinue it 7. 40% 8. the same 9. More profits 10. Free delivery, lower prices 22© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Listening For Aptech Centre Use Only
  23. 23. Listen again and complete the following headings on the chart. 1. ______% of first time buyers buying online. 2. ______% of units sold in stores in the past. 3. ______% of units sold in stores now. 4. ______% of customers using 3D model. 5. ______% of people visiting the showrooms. 23© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise 0% 25% 50% 75% 100% 5.___________________ 4.__________________ 3.__________________ 2.__________________ 1.________________ Future 10 Years Ago Now For Aptech Centre Use Only
  24. 24. Listen again and complete the following headings on the chart. 1. 50% of first time buyers buying online. 2. 100% of units sold in stores in the past. 3. 40% of units sold in stores now. 4. 85% of customers using 3D model. 5. 40% of people visiting the showrooms. 24© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Exercise 0% 25% 50% 75% 100% 5.___________________ 4.__________________ 3.__________________ 2.__________________ 1.________________ Future 10 Years Ago Now For Aptech Centre Use Only
  25. 25. Listening Skills Fill the gaps in the sentences using these key words from the listening. 1. Tesco’s is one of the biggest _________________ in the UK, selling everything from food, clothes and household items to offering banking and mobile services. 2. We _________________ to be accurate, but some mistakes are inevitable. 3. The price of cotton has increased but the cost of the product to the consumer has not. Therefore, our profit _________________ has been reduced. 4. He has the practical understanding and intelligence. He has a lot of political _________________. 25© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Vocabulary trailblazing transformed strive templates savvy founder retailers showrooms simulate margin For Aptech Centre Use Only
  26. 26. Listening Skills Fill the gaps in the sentences using these key words from the listening. 5. We display our cars in small _________________ in almost every city. It is easy therefore for customers to see our products. 6. When Apple launched the iPhone, it was _________________ in the smartphone market. Now, other competitors have caught up and it is personal choice as to which phone is best. 7. The _________________ of the company died 80 years ago. But, the principles that he started this company with are still adhered to today. 26© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Vocabulary For Aptech Centre Use Only
  27. 27. Listening Skills Fill the gaps in the sentences using these key words from the listening. 8. London was _________________ for the 2012 Olympic Games. Roads were closed, flags were flown and the whole transport system had pink signage so people could easily find the events. 9. Our new machine _________________ what it is like to fly an actual plane. We hope it will be used to help train pilots in emergencies they may face. 10. The artist made a paper _________________ so that the same pattern could be repeated again and again. 27© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Vocabulary For Aptech Centre Use Only
  28. 28. Listening Skills Answers 1. retailers 2. strive 3. margin 4. savvy 5. showrooms 6. trailblazing 7. founder 8. transformed 9. simulates 10. template 28© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Vocabulary For Aptech Centre Use Only
  29. 29. Reading made4u report Multiple choice 29© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE A Report 1. a. point b. purpose c. reason 2. a. figure out b. evaluate c. estimate 3. a. important b. regular c. key 4. a. expense b. expenditure c. cost 5. a. additional b. extra c. further 6. a. revealed b. disclosed c. demonstrated 7. a. comes out b. revealed c. launched 8. a. reducing b. dropping c. declining For Aptech Centre Use Only
  30. 30. Answers 30© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE A Report 1. purpose 2. evaluate 3. important 4. expense 5. further 6. revealed 7. launched 8. reducing For Aptech Centre Use Only
  31. 31. Writing Skills 31© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Writing a Report The company you work for has held a sales event to launch a product or products. Your managing director has asked you to write a report on the effectiveness of the event including the following information: 1. Who was invited to the event? 2. What the reactions of the guests were to the product(s)? 3. How successful it was? 4. What recommendations you would make for future events of this kind? For Aptech Centre Use Only
  32. 32. Writing Skills 32© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Writing a Report Discuss these questions in small groups: 1. Choose a product or products to launch. 2. What sorts of activities are held at product launches - brainstorm ideas. 3. What section headings would be suitable for the report? 4. Who will be reading the report? What kind of style do you want to write it in? For Aptech Centre Use Only
  33. 33. 33© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Test Your Knowledge 1. Fill in the gaps with a suitable word from this lesson. Statement 1 He was very ________, he could get anyone to do anything he wanted! 2 We ______________ how much we needed to order and had lots left over. 3 We didn’t understand so had to ask for ____________. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  34. 34. 34© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Test Your Knowledge 1. Answers Statement 1 He was very persuasive, he could get anyone to do anything he wanted! 2 We overestimated how much we needed to order and had lots left over. 3 We didn’t understand so had to ask for clarification. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  35. 35. 35© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Test Your Knowledge 2. What is wrong in these sentences? Sentences 1 We were talking in a very animation way, quite loud with lots of gestures. 2 He has no patient. He always loses his temper. 3 We were haddled together in a group in the corner of the room. 4 They were always mining in the meetings. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  36. 36. 36© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE Test Your Knowledge 2. Answers Sentences 1 We were talking in a very animated way, quite loud with lots of gestures. 2 He has no patience. He always loses his temper. 3 We were huddled together in a group in the corner of the room. 4 They were always moaning in the meetings. For Aptech Centre Use Only
  37. 37. 37© Aptech Training Ltd. FZE In a Nutshell… In this lesson you learnt to: • Understand key financial vocabulary • Practise reading for gist • Practise listening for detail • Further practise report writing For Aptech Centre Use Only
  38. 38. 38 Thank You © Aptech Training Ltd. FZE For Aptech Centre Use Only

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