Selected Units. Business Phrasal Verbs. By studying the exercises in this book, you will be learning the most frequent phrasal verbs and associated phrases collocations in Business English and you will be working with sentences based on real American English. All the phrasal verbs in this book are very frequent in English. We give several common meanings for each phrasal verb.
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All the phrasal verbs in this book are very frequent in English. We give several common meanings for each phrasal verb. These meanings are often extensions from the core meaning and they may be abstract. You should study the sentences carefully to see how each phrasal verb is used.
Some hints on the meaning are given next to each sentence. Each meaning of a phrasal verb is usually associated with a set of particular words collocates within the sentence. For example, complaints is a collocate of deal with, as in the sentence we had to deal with a lot of complaints.
Studying the sentences will help you learn these very important word associations. Also the collocate complaints provides a clue to the appropriate meaning of deal with. Phrasal verbs are often used in idioms such as the expression look at the big picture.
We include a number of idiomatic uses in this book Each unit concentrates on one phrasal verb e. The phrasal verb is introduced in a table format that a highlights the grammar of the phrasal verb, b defines its most common meanings, and c provides examples of how the phrasal verb is used in everyday English.
The information in the table is brief, easy-to-follow, and can be consulted at any time for quick reference. Studying these tables will help you to learn American English as it is used in everyday situations. Each table is followed by a series of exercises intended to check your understanding of the meaning and uses of the phrasal verb presented in the unit. The exercises generally progress from controlled practice to more open-ended exercises. A wide variety of question types are used; including, fill-in-the-blanks, multiple choice, crossword puzzles, sentence matching, and re-writing, as well as pattern identification, concordance-based research, error correction, and discussion.
Following every four units, you will find a short set of comprehensive review exercises dealing with the phrasal verbs from the previous four chapters.
You will also find a key to all of the exercises at the end of the book, which you can use to check your answers. The index contains a list of a list of the phrasal verbs and collocations used in he book. Every 10 units is a CorpusLab section which allows you further practice with American Business English.
I told him I deal with all foreign sales. The guidelines deal with topics such as sales 3 cover, be concerned with and marketing. Her newspaper articles often dealt with problems at work. Using the information above, decide which use of deal with is illustrated in each of the following examples. Write the number on the line: 1.
Her advice column usually deals with interoffice problems and how to solve them. The company will have to deal with several contaminated sites. Rewrite the sentences by replacing the underlined word or phrase with the correct form of deal with e. The bank services a number of US corporations. He likes his job and meeting people. In my field of work, you handle a wide variety of issues. Some companies only offer services to very wealthy people. The translators have processed thousands of pages of documents.
Burdine and Barlow, C. Complete the sentences with a suitable form of deal with e. Be sure to use the correct article e. Complete the sentences with the correct form of the verb set. If there are two blank spaces in the sentence, write up in the second space: 1. Match the beginning of each sentence with the most suitable ending: 1. The insurance companies set up a computer network in the offices. The IT people set up a conference call for Wednesday at 10a.
Judy is going to setting up a telephone hotline. The city is set up a payment plan. They contact the creditors and set up mobile offices in Florida. Correct the errors in these sentences. There is one error in each sentence: 1.
The Internet Connection Wizard setted up my Internet connection. Please setting up a meeting with Larry for Thursday at 9 a.
The trick is to sets up an excellent marketing and distribution system. Rockwell is in the process of set up a trade center. The company will work on reducing debt. The architect is working on them to change their policy. The construction firm is working on drugs to reduce blood pressure.
We had been working on a second condominium project. The chairperson was working on a new design for a skyscraper. Create full sentences using the words provided in the brackets and an appropriate form of work on. The first one has been done for you: 1. Discussion Question What kind of tasks or projects do you work on that require a lot of time and effort? Using the information above, decide which use of come in is illustrated in each of the following examples: 1.
Some calls came in from places like Hungary. Thank you all for coming in this morning. In the May ratings period, the television network came in third 4. Judith Bridges will come in as president and CEO of the software company.
Complete the sentences with a suitable form of come in e. Burdine and Barlow, 1. The US unemployment rate came in, we can build up a better case. The new models are coming in late today. As the evidence comes in second in elections last fall.
The Independence Party came in any day now. Discussion Question What item s would come in handy for the following situations? Select the phrasal verb that best completes the sentence: 1.
Match the beginning of each sentence with the most appropriate ending: 1. US consumer data came in to second careers 2.
The fight has been going on on target. These days many people go on for a number of years. The computer retailer has been working on everything is economics. The world I come from, a Hispanic marketing strategy C. Rewrite the sentences by replacing the underlined word or phrase with the correct form of the appropriate phrasal verb: 1. After the hurricane, a large number of insurance claims are expected to be filed. Hey, what's happening? He is writing a book about globalization. She proceeded to become one of the richest and most powerful women in the Arab world.
He said we should only accept funds that originate from federal taxes on products made here. Burdine and Barlow, Corpus Lab Exercises 1 1. All complaints are dealt with by a special committee. Anyone who deals with corrupt companies will be prosecuted. Have you seen the film dealing with the fall of Enron?
We regularly deal with overseas companies.
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Business Phrasal Verbs and collocations