How to Teach Business English Y2018 W6

This is our 6th meeting in the Business English class. Let’s get ready for the final exam.

ESL Business English Hour 1

Pair Work Questions (15)

Student A

  1. What do you like eating for lunch?
  2. What’s your first name?
  3. Do you like to cook food?
  4. How tall are you?
  5. What will you do tomorrow?
  6. What are your hobbies?
  7. What time do you wake up in the morning?

Student B

  1. What’s your last name?
  2. What’s the weather like today?
  3. What do you like to read?
  4. What did you do yesterday?
  5. Do you like to study?
  6. What is your favorite TV show?
  7. What did you do yesterday?


Check Our Schedule (5)

  • December 1 – last class at school (today)
  • December 22 – email final exam

Email how?


Grades (5)

This is how your final score will be calculated.

  • midterm exam speaking test: 30%
  • final exam speaking test: 30%
  • attendance: 20%
  • participation: 20%


Trivia Game (20)

Read questions. The other team listens. Score points for correct answers.


ESL Game (20)

It’s jeopardy for reading and quick thinking.


Hour 2

Final Exam Questions

1. Business Introduction (10)

Write your business introduction. Your introduction should be at least 6 sentences. Write about:

  • Your name (first name and last name).
  • Where you work what the company makes or sells.
  • Job title
  • What you do in a typical day at work.


2. Past tense questions and answers (10)

I will give you a few (5-10) verbs. You have to write a past tense question and answer with each verb.

Here are the verbs.

Here is an example:

  • drive
  • Where did your friend drive yesterday?
  • My friend drove to Costco yesterday.


3. General Questions (10)

You will have a short story. Read the story and answer the questions.  During the exam, we will talk about the story. Then I will ask you a few questions.

The final exam will have a story similar to these. Your answers must have long sentences with few mistakes.

Group 1: basketball

Group 2: volleyball

Group 3: car


4. Write answers about HOW OFTEN (10)

You will get a few questions with How often do you …? 

You should know things like

  • once a week
  • once a month
  • once a year
  • three times a week
  • three times a year
  • never

Read a question. Then write a full sentence answer.

For example:

  • How often do you drink coffee?
  • I drink coffee two times a day.
  1. How often do you go shopping?
  2. How often do you cook food?
  3. How often do you go to work?
  4. How often do you work late?
  5. How often do you see a movie?
  6. How often do you go to a coffee shop?


5. Present tense questions and answers (10)

Read a question. Write an answer with 2 full sentences.

Here is an example:

  • What do you like to eat?
  • I like to eat fruit.l My favorite fruit is persimmon because it has a sweet and nutty taste.

You will have three kinds of questions:

  1. present tense with WHAT
  2. present tense with CAN
  3. present tense with DO

Remember: questions with Can you and Do you need as YES/NO answer plus extra information.

  • What do you like to eat?
  • What do you like to drink?
  • What do you like to read?
  • Can you drive a car?
  • Can you speak English?
  • Can you play pool?
  • Do you have any pets?
  • Do you like to watch movies?
  • Do you like to study?


6. Vocabulary (10)

Write 2 examples for each of these (you don’t need to write a sentence):

For example:

  • spicy food
  • kimchi and salsa sauce


  1. things that make food taste sweet
  2. kinds of grains
  3. salty foods
  4. countries famous for wine
  5. things in a jar
  6. one syllable nouns
  7. two syllable verbs
  8. three syllable adjectives
  9. kinds of porridge


Wrap Up (10)

A test.

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