Business English: Making Presentations Quiz Answers

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This course teaches you language and techniques that will help you make effective presentations in English. The final task is to develop a well-organized, persuasive presentation using charts and graphs that sells your city as a venue.

The course focuses on students who have an intermediate level of English, with a minimum of two years of formal language study. Course Learning Objectives • Present information in an organized and engaging way • Share data in charts and graphs • Use persuasive language in a presentation.

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Week 01: Business English: Making Presentations Quiz Answers

Guidelines on Giving a Presentation

Are the following good or bad ideas when you’re preparing to give a presentation? Choose good idea or bad idea.

1. Practice your presentation more than once.

good idea

bad idea

2. Stand tall.

good idea

bad idea

3. Always walk back and forth in front of the podium.

good idea

bad idea

4. Don’t move your body during a presentation.

good idea

bad idea

5. It’s important to read from your script.

good idea

bad idea

6. Face the audience and have eye contact.

good idea

bad idea

7. Speak quickly.

good idea

bad idea

8. Pause before and after your main point.

good idea

bad idea

9. Stress the final letter in an abbreviation where you say the letters, such as IBM.

good idea

bad idea

10. Use fillers frequently instead of silence.

good idea

bad idea

Effective Introductions

Part 1: What is the purpose of each sentence? Select the right answer.

1. Last year, activities related to conventions added more than $1 billion to the economy in our city.

Ask a question.

Introduce yourself

Present a surprising statistic.

Present your objectives.

Show the direction of your talk.

Tell a story.

2. How many of you went to a convention in the last 5 years?

Ask a question.

Introduce yourself.

Present a surprising statistic.

Present your objectives.

Show the direction of your talk.

Tell a story.

3. Last week, Las Vegas hosted the largest convention in history.

Ask a question.

Introduce yourself.

Present a surprising statistic.

Present your objectives.

Show the direction of your talk.

Tell a story.

4. First, we’re going to explain reasons for the problem. Then…

Ask a question.

Introduce yourself.

Present a surprising statistic.

Present your objectives.

Show the direction of your talk.

Tell a story

5. I’m the director of the Tourism Board.

Ask a question.

Introduce yourself.

Present a surprising statistic.

Present your objectives.

Show the direction of your talk.

Tell a story.

6. Let me show you our plan.

Ask a question.

Introduce yourself.

Present a surprising statistic.

Present your objectives.

Show the direction of your talk.

Tell a story.

Part 2: Choose the best word to complete these sentences.

7. Raise your hands _______ you have been to a convention in the last 5 years.

when

8. _______ you could increase the number of visitors to the city by 200% in three years?

What if

9. _____ you have been to a convention in the last 5 years?

When

How many of

10. First, I’m going to ______ you our plan for our presentation.

introduce

show

11. ______ what we are going to show you today.

Here’s

This

12. EFL ________ English as a foreign language.

is for

stands for

Transitions Expressions

Part 1: What is the purpose of each sentence?

1. So what can we do about this?

  • to give more information
  • to go to the next point
  • to explain why something is significant
  • to introduce possible solutions

2. Let’s look at this in more detail.

  • to give more information
  • to go to the next point
  • to explain why something is significant
  • to introduce possible solutions

3. Let’s move on to talk about the cost.

  • to give more information
  • to go to the next point
  • to explain why something is significant
  • to introduce possible solutions

4. This is important to avoid later problems.

  • to give more information
  • to go to the next point
  • to explain why something is significant
  • to introduce possible solutions

5. We’ll discuss this in more detail in a few minutes.

  • to give an example
  • to change speakers
  • to explain a previous point or return to a previous slide
  • to promise more later

Backing up a minute, when I spoke about the issue, I didn’t mean that it was impossible.

  • to give an example
  • to change speakers
  • to explain a previous point or return to a previous slide
  • to promise more later

7. Here’s an example of what I mean.

  • to give an example
  • to change speakers
  • to explain a previous point or return to a previous slide

to promise more later

8. Now Sheila is going to talk about possible solutions.

  • to give an example
  • to change speakers
  • to explain a previous point or return to a previous slide
  • to promise more later

9. As I mentioned earlier, the cost is minimal.

  • to rephrase
  • to refer back
  • to review or summarize
  • to end

10. To close, let me suggest a course of action.

  • to rephrase
  • to refer back
  • to review or summarize
  • to end

11. In other words, there’s no easy solution.

  • to rephrase
  • to refer back
  • to review or summarize
  • to end

12. OK, so to recap, we’ve talked about these important issues: cost and timing.

  • to rephrase
  • to refer back
  • to review or summarize
  • to end

Part 2: Choose the best word to complete these sentences.

13. Let’s move ______ to the next point.

  • in
  • on

14. I’d like to ______ back just a minute to show you that chart again.

  • move
  • go

15. Before we look ________ costs, let’s discuss the time involved in each option.

  • at
  • to

16. There are several options _______.

  • considering
  • to consider

17. Thank you for ________.

  • your attention
  • your listening

18. I’d like to close by ________ you one question.

  • ask
  • asking

19. Now I’m going to turn ________ to Professor Jenkins.

  • over
  • it over

20. What I mean ________ it’s going to be expensive.

  • is that
  • that

21. This step is important ______ prevent more problems.

  • to
  • for

22. So, what ~ do about this problem?

  • we can
  • can we

Introduction, Transitions, and Conclusions

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Introduction to the Presentation:

Good afternoon. My name is Pat Jonas. I’m here today to talk about trends in the travel industry.

How are you doing? Nice to be here today, isn’t it? I’m certainly happy to be here! My name’s Pat Jonas .

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Introduction to the Presentation

Today I’m going to show you what’s going on in the travel industry. I believe you all work in travel agencies, don’t you? So you’re all aware that a lot of people don’t use travel agencies anymore.

I’d like to start with a statistic I saw last week in the news. Did you know that only 18% of customers book their travel through agents like you ?

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Introduction to the Presentation

I know you’re all aware of this, and worried, too, aren’t you? I’m sorry, but that’s just reality.

So in the next twenty minutes. I’m going to talk about what we can do to increase our business and to bring people back from online sites.

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Introduction to the Presentation

Here’s an overview of my talk.

Now let me introduce my overview.

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Introduction to the Presentation

We’ll have time for questions at the end.

Just interrupt me anytime if you have some questions, or if I’m not clear .

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

I’m going to describe two groups, millennials and folks in the AARP.

First, let’s take a look at changes in the market, particularly two groups – millennials, that is, people born between 1981 and 1996, and seniors.

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

So, you know, millennials like, don’t, you know, talk the same way we uh older people do, and uh, they don’t uh, you know, like, make travel decisions the same way either .

As you know, millennials are very tech-savvy, so they use online and digital devices to research and book travel.

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

This is a big problem, so do you have any ideas what to do about it ?

So, what can we do to attract their business?

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

I see you want to talk about this, but I have some surprising information for you. Are you ready for it?

Could you be quiet in the back, please ?

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Let’s go back a bit here. Statistics don’t always tell the whole story. What’s missing here is the increase we’ve seen recently.

I forgot to say that the statistics don’t always give all the facts we need to know .

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Some types of travel are perfect for the person-to-person contact that an agent provides. Eco-travel requires first-hand experience and is a bit of a risk .

Some types of travel are perfect for the person-to-person contact that an agent provides. For example, few people are want to commit to eco-travel without personal contact.

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

To close, here are my suggestions for each of the challenges I outlined.

OK, that’s it. Here are some suggestions for you to think about .

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

Thank you for your listening .

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

Do you have any question?

And now I’d be happy to answer any questions.

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

What? I don’t understand you .

Could you repeat that, please?

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

Don’t yell. I’m not going to talk about that .

I can see that you’re upset.

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

I don’t believe that’s true.

That’s a lie

Choose the best sentence to use for an effective, professional presentation. The items follow the progression of a typical presentation.

Later in the Presentation

Why are you asking me that question ?

I’m sorry. I’m not an expert in that area.

Week 02: Business English: Making Presentations Quiz Answers

Describing Charts and Graphs

Take a look at the chart. What kind is it?

  • a broken line graph
  • a dotted line graph
  • a key
  • a table
  • a line graph
  • a bar graph
  • a pie chart
  • a segment

What kind of graph is this?

  • a table
  • a line graph
  • a bar graph
  • a dotted line graph
  • a broken line graph
  • a pie chart
  • a key
  • a segment

What kind of graph is this?

  • a pie chart
  • a table
  • a broken line graph
  • a dotted line graph
  • a bar graph
  • a line graph
  • a segment
  • a key

What kind of graph is this?

  • a dotted line graph
  • a key
  • a line graph
  • a table
  • a bar graph
  • a broken line graph
  • a pie chart
  • a segment

What kind of graph is this?

  • a key
  • a pie chart
  • a dotted line graph
  • a line graph
  • a bar graph
  • a broken line graph
  • a table
  • a segment

What kind of graph is this?

a bar graph

a pie chart

a line graph

a dotted line graph

a segment

a table

a broken line graph

a key

What is this element that the arrow is pointing to?

a key

a segment

Giving Details about Data

1.

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data.

1. ___ between May and October.

The most of visitation is

Most people visit

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data

2. The number of visitors in May ____ about half the number in September.

is

are

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data

3. ___ people visit in September as in May.

Twice as many

Two times

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data.

4. July has ___ visitors.

the more

the most

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data

.

5. There are ___ visitors in August ___ in June.

more… than

as many … as

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data

6. December has ___ more visitors than November does.

slightly

a lot

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data.

7. The ___ highest number of people visited in August.

second

number two

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data.

8. Forty four ____ of the young people consulted social media.

percentage

percent

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data.

9. The ___ of people who consult social media varied according to age.

percentage

percent

Look at the chart . Complete the sentences to give details about the data.

Expedia

What is Expedia?

  • a marketing firm
  • an airline
  • an online travel agency

How many brands does Expedia encompass?

  • about 5
  • about 30
  • about 15

Is Expedia on mobile devices as well as online?

  • yes
  • No

How many websites does Expedia have globally?

  • 50
  • 400
  • 200

What is the biggest change in recent years?

  • use of mobile devices
  • use of social media
  • use of online advertisement

1.

Choose the correct use of words to describe the chart.

1. There was ____ sales.

increased by

an upward trend in

2. Sales increased _____ twenty percent.

by

of

3.

Look at these two pie charts. You will use them to answer the questions.

3. Doobly had a decline ____ 10% ___ marketshare.

by … of

of … in

Look at these two pie charts. You will use them to answer the questions.

4. MacroINK’s market share increased ____.

slightly

significantly

Look at these two pie charts. You will use them to answer the questions.

5. PICO’s market decreased ____.

from 5% to 4%

between 6% and 12%

Look at these two pie charts. You will use them to answer the questions.

6. This chart shows the change in market share ___ a two-year period.

in

to

Look at this bar chart. You will use them to answer the questions.

7. The number of visits _________ dramatically ______ 2011 to 2012.

decreased….to

increased…from

Look at this bar chart. You will use them to answer the questions.

8. Visits do______ ______ 2011 ______ 2012.

doubled between…and…

tripled over…but

Look at this bar chart. You will use them to answer the questions.

9. The number of visits ______ in 2012.

plummeted

peaked

Look at this bar chart. You will use them to answer the questions.

10. Visits ______ sharply in 2013.

rose

dropped

Look at this bar chart. You will use them to answer the questions

11. Visits fell ______ 60% in 2013.

by

for

Look at this bar chart. You will use them to answer the questions

12. Visits ______ ______ in 2014.

decreased dramatically

leveled off

Week 03: Business English: Making Presentations Quiz Answers

Making Sentences More Compelling

Complete the sentences.

1. ___, it is a bit cold here in the winter.

a. To be honest

b. If you’re like me

2. ___, you’re probably wondering about the cost.

a. Honestly

b. If you’re like me

3. ___ the truth, there is a lot of traffic, which is why the subway is a great way to get to work.

a. Tell

b. To tell you

4. I’m sure ___ about the cost.

a. information

b. you’d like to know

5. As you know, ___ one of the busiest airports in the world.

a. we have

b. that we have

6. Everyone agrees ___ a great place to live.

a. is

b. that this is

7. ___ a doubt, this is an amazing place to live.

a. No

b. Without

8. The mountain is a ___ place to visit.

a. clearly

b. spectacular

9. It will be one of the most ___ experiences of your life.

a. incredibly

b. memorable

10. Our _____ renovated hotel is located in the heart of the city.

recent

newly

Marketing Expressions

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

Focus on the service you offer .

Focus on your customer’s needs.

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

Enjoy the spectacular view of the city from our Sky Restaurant.

The restaurant on the top floor of our building has a spectacular view.

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

Our hotel is truly outstanding.

We have received the Best Hotel award for the last ten years.

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

You can register in two minutes or less.

Our very efficient registration service is incredibly fast .

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

Our event planners are very highly regarded .

Ninety-eight percent of our clients highly recommend our event planners.

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

Our highly experienced event planners will make sure your conference is successful.

Our five event planners work with clients to ensure successful conferences

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

The average temperature is mild all year .

Feel the warm breeze as you watch the sun set.

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

You get all the credit. No one needs to know that we do all the work.

Our event planners can take care of all the details .

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

Our staff will assist you with all your audio/visual needs.

We have audio/visual technology in all of our meeting rooms .

Choose the best option for a marketing piece.

Relax and enjoy exceptional food at one of our award-winning restaurants .

We have three award-winning restaurants in the resort.

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