Expert Business: Office Rules

WARM UP

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. What do you think is the most important office rule?
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2. Do you always follow office rules? Why? Why not?
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3. What office rule do you dislike in your office?
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4. What office rule do your coworkers sometimes disobey?
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CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Let’s read the dialogue. I will be James and you will be Pam. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

ANSWER

VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read each word and their meaning aloud. Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. restricted
[adjective] limited in something
2. reminder
[noun] something that makes you remember what to do
3. recollect
[verb] to remember something

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Choose the correct answer based on the dialogue you read.
ANSWERS
  1. c
  2. a
  3. a

ANSWER

1. What is restricted in Pam and James’ office?
a. eating while working
b. watching TV while working
c. listening to music while working
2. Who is not following the new office rule?
a. James
b. Pam
c. David
3. When can they listen to music?
a. on their break time
b. at home
c. while working

SITUATION PRACTICE

Read the dialogue and fill in the blanks with the correct vocabulary words.

ANSWER