Case study: Reporting to a multinational company

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An Italian sales executive working for an American irrigation company in southern Italy where tomatoes are the predominant crop.

Objectives
  • To explain the situation in his area week by week as the weather and sales levels changed
  • To understand the company president’s strong Texan accent
  • To complete forms to be used for the company database with local information
  • To use numbers accurately

Key elements of his course
  • Practising numbers using the product reference codes
  • Completing the company forms with weather, crop and water provenance information
  • Listening comprehension of Texan accents
  • Describing the region to his American colleagues during social events