Conversation Activity for Training Vocabulary

Listen to the audio and answer the multiple choice questions below. This is a conversation between a boss and an employee. Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Training Expressions Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page. To see the script for what you will hear click on: Script

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  1. The boss says that Sam, the employee, is: a) in trouble b) one of his best employees c) getting a promotion d) getting a transfer to another office
  2. What happened to Sam when he first started with the company? a) he was thrown to the wolves b) he got a promotion c) was shown the ropes by a friend d) he was terrible at his job
  3. The boss wants Sam to a) revise the standard operating procedures b) take a crash course on business c) train a new employee d) hire a new salesperson
  4. Sam plans on ______________ over the new employee. a) keeping b) watching c) training d) teaching
  5. Sam is hesitant about what his boss is asking him to do. a) true b) false c) we don't know
  6. Will Sam receive extra money for this assignment? a) yes b) no c) they don't say
  7. Sam is going to ___________ the new guy into a great salesman. a) teach b) force c) mold d) scold
  8. The boss is _____________ with Sam's response to his request. a) upset b) happy c) disappointed d) sad
  • Conversation Activity for Training Vocabulary
  • Script for Training Vocabulary Conversation
  • English Listening Activity for Training Vocabulary
  • Reading Activity for Training Vocabulary
  • Training Vocabulary Worksheet II
  • Matching Exercise for Training Expressions