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This course aims to improve your Business English speaking skills by developing your use of vocabulary, grammar, pronunciation, spoken communication skills within a Business context, and your ability to deliver professional business speeches for specific purposes.

Skills learned in this course will be used in the cross-cultural communications course and help prepare you to deliver the professional business presentation in the Capstone project.

nglish for Effective Business Speaking Coursera Quiz Answers

Week 1 Quiz Answers

Quiz 1: Vocabulary practice Quiz Answers

Q1. Choose the BEST word to complete the following sentence: The __ of your argument is faulty.

  • premise
  • revenue
  • reference
  • transmission

Q2. Choose the BEST word to complete the following sentence: We believe in quality and our product will be built to your __.

  • specifications
  • references
  • consultation
  • arbitration

Q3. Choose the BEST word to complete the following sentence: Our toys are designed __ for younger children.

  • obviously
  • primarily
  • specification
  • exclusive

Q4. Choose the BEST word to complete the following sentence: Our store is having a __ sale.

  • liquidation
  • specification
  • arbitration
  • consultation

Q5. What is a noun form for word ‘consult’? (multiple answers possible.)

  • consultancy
  • consultation
  • consulting
  • consulted

Week 3 Quiz Answers

Quiz 1: Peer-review practice: Introduce yourself in a Job Interview

Q1. Is the self introduction brief and concise i.e. within 1-1.5min?

  • A) The self introduction is too short (under 40 sec)
  • B) The self introduction is too long (over 1.5min)
  • C) The self introduction is brief and concise i.e. within 1-1.5min.

Q2. Has the interviewee mentioned personal qualities with sufficient and appropriate support?

  • A) The interviewee HAS NOT mentioned any personal qualities.
  • B) The interviewee has mentioned some personal qualities but has not given sufficient and appropriate support.
  • C) The interviewee has mentioned personal qualities together with sufficient and appropriate support.

Q3. Has the interviewee mentioned the relevant skills (related to the job description) with sufficient and appropriate support?

  • A) The interviewee HAS NOT mentioned any relevant skills.
  • B) The interviewee has mentioned relevant skills but has not given sufficient and appropriate support.
  • C) The interviewee has mentioned relevant skills together with sufficient and appropriate support.

Q4. 1)Has the interviewee stated reasons for his suitability for the job?

  • A) The interviewee HAS NOT stated reasons for his/her suitability for the position.
  • B) The interviewee has stated reasons for his/her suitability for the position but these could be more substantial/convincing.
  • C) The interviewee has stated reasons for his/her suitability for the position in a convincing manner.

Q5. 1) Has the interviewee used appropriate verbal communication? i.e. Tone & Style, Intonation, Stress & Pausing, Pace & Volume?

  • A) The interviewee has used INAPPROPRIATE verbal communication throughout the self introduction.
  • B) The interviewee has used some appropriate verbal communication but could improve is other areas.
  • C) The interviewee has use appropriate verbal communication throughout the self introduction.

Q6. Has the interviewee used appropriate non verbal communication? i.e. Appearance, Eye Contact, Facial Expressions, Body Language and Posture?

  • A) The interviewee has used INAPPROPRIATE non verbal communication throughout the self introduction.
  • B) The interviewee has used some appropriate non verbal communication but could improve is other areas.
  • C) The interviewee has used appropriate non verbal communication throughout the self introduction.

Quiz 2: Peer Practice Review – Describe your Strengths and Weaknesses

Q1. Is the interview response brief and concise i.e. within 1-1.5min?

  • A) The answer is too short (under 40 sec)
  • B) The answer is too long (over 1.5min)
  • C) The answer is brief and concise i.e. within 1-1.5min.

Q2. Weakness Part: Has the interviewee used the appropriate context and directness?

  • A) The interviewee HAS NOT used the appropriate context and directness (i.e. the weakness mentioned is inappropriate and/or it is delivered in an overly direct manner)
  • B) The interviewee has used the appropriate context and directness but this could be more substantial/convincing.
  • C) The interviewee has used the appropriate context and directness in a convincing manner.

Q3. Weakness Part: Did the interviewee end the response positively together with actions taken to manage the weakness?

  • A) The interviewee did NOT end the response positively and NO actions were taken to manage the weakness.
  • B) The interviewee ended the response positively but little or no action to manage the weakness were mentioned.
  • C) The interviewee ended the response positively together with actions to manage the weakness.

Q4. Strength Part: Has the interviewee mentioned relevant qualities and skills with sufficient and appropriate support?

  • A) The interviewee HAS NOT mentioned relevant qualities and skills.
  • B) The interviewee has mentioned some relevant qualities and skills but has not given sufficient and appropriate support.
  • C) The interviewee has mentioned relevant qualities and skills together with sufficient and appropriate support.

Q5. Has the interviewee achieved a balance between speaking to inform and to persuade?

  • A) The interviewee HAS NOT achieved a balance between speaking to inform and to persuade. i.e. it is overly informative or descriptive without being persuasive OR it is focused too much on persuading and selling without any supporting examples or evidence.
  • B) The interviewee has attempted to achieve a balance between speaking to inform and to persuade but this could be more effective. E.g. More supporting details could be provided or perhaps the personal qualities, skills or examples are not relevant to the job.
  • C) The interviewee achieved a balance between speaking to inform and to persuade. i.e. included RESA – Relevant Experiences, Skills, Achievements and Awards.

Q6. Has the interviewee used appropriate verbal communication? i.e. Tone & Style, Intonation, Stress & Pausing, Pace & Volume?

  • A) The interviewee has used INAPPROPRIATE verbal communication throughout the response.
  • B) The interviewee has used some appropriate verbal communication but could improve is other areas.
  • C) The interviewee has used appropriate verbal communication throughout the response.

Q7. Has the interviewee used appropriate non verbal communication? i.e. Appearance, Eye Contact, Facial Expressions, Body Language and Posture?

  • A) The interviewee has used INAPPROPRIATE non verbal communication throughout the self introduction.
  • B) The interviewee has used some appropriate non verbal communication but could improve is other areas.
  • C) The interviewee has used appropriate non verbal communication throughout the self introduction.

Quiz 3: Vocabulary practice

Q1. Which of the following words is similar to ‘premises?
(Multiple answers possible)

  • grounds
  • basis
  • property
  • evidence
  • fact

Q2. Choose the BEST word to fill in the gap for the sentence:

“The
interview mentioned he had excellent _ skills as he provided evidence
of his previous roles in Human Resource Management particularly in dealing with
employee conflicts.

  • social
  • analytical
    • networking
    • interpersonal
    • leadership

    Q3. Choose the BEST word to fill in the gap for the sentence:

  • “The firms core
    __ is the ability to innovate in mobile device technology”.
    • result
    • weakness
    • earnings
    • skill
    • competency

    Q4. Which of the following are the opposite of the word ‘potentially? (Multiple answers possible)

    • virtually
    • unlikely
    • impossible
    • improbably
    • likely

    Q5. Choose words to replace the word ‘customizes’ in the following sentence: “The firm customizes it products to fit the specific needs of it customers” (Multiple answers possible)

    • changes
    • tailor makes
    • personalizes
    • transforms
    • allows
  • Week 4 Quiz Answers

    Quiz 1: Peer review practice: stress and pausing

    Q1. Does the speaker complete the entire excerpt?

    • Yes
    • No

    Q2. Are words clearly and correctly pronounced?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • There are frequent pronunciation errors of different sounds, which makes it difficult to understand the message. (0 points)
    • There are some pronunciation errors of different sounds but they do not affect the understanding of the message. (1 point)
    • There are very few pronunciation errors of different sounds and understanding is not affected. (2 points)

    Q3. Does the speaker use stress and pausing during the pitch?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • There are no attempts at stress and pausing. (0 points)
    • There are some attempts at stress and/or pausing to enhance the meaning and persuasiveness of the pitch. (1 point)
    • The stress and pausing is used effectively to enhance the meaning and persuasiveness of the pitch. (2 points)

    Quiz 2: Vocabulary quiz

    Q1. Choose the BEST word to replace the word “appoint” in the sentence: We need to appoint a new chair of the committee.

    • designate
    • comply
    • regulate
    • allege

    Q2. Choose the BEST word(s) to fill in the gap for the sentence: Housing prices are expected to decline __ over the next year.

    • tactically
    • sharply
    • significantly
    • graphically
    • comply

    Q3. Which are common words that appear AFTER “tend”?

    • to
    • not
    • as
    • of

    Q4. Choose the BEST word to fill in the gap for the sentence: There will be penalties against companies who fail to __ to the international trade agreement.

    • comply
    • associate
    • resolve
    • regulate

    Q5. Which word(s) is similar in meaning to the word “tend”?

    • be inclined
    • be apt
    • be prone
    • lean
    • neglect

    Quiz 3: Peer review practice Quiz Answers

    Q1. Is the audio recording 30 seconds (+/-15 seconds)?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. I copied and pasted the link into a new browser window, but I cannot hear anything. Despite all my efforts, I can’t make it work. (0 points)
    • No, the audio recording is either too short or too long. (1 point)
    • Yes, the audio recording is within the correct length. (2 point)

    Q2. Does the pitch identify the problem and at least one idea/solution to the problem?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • The problem is not identified and no ideas/solutions are presented in the pitch. (0 points)
    • Either the problem or the idea/solution is presented, but not both. (1 points)
    • Both the problem and at least one idea/solution are presented in the pitch. (2 points)

    Q3. Is the pitch directed at the correct audience? (Pay attention to the formality of the pitch and the self-introduction.)

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • No, it is not directed at the correct audience. (0 points)
    • Some efforts are made but it is not clear. (1 points)
    • Yes, it is directed at the correct audience. (2 points)

    Q4. Is the purpose of the pitch clear (i.e. to persuade)?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • Not clear (0 points)
    • Somewhat clear (1 points)
    • Very clear (2 points)

    Q5. Does the pitch have a coherent message?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • The pitch lacks coherence. (0 points)
    • The pitch is coherent but has minor problems that disrupt the flow of ideas. (1 points)
    • The pitch is coherent and easy to follow. (2 points)

    Q6. Is the vocabulary accurate in terms of usage?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • There are frequent vocabulary mistakes that make the message difficult to understand. (0 points)
    • There are some vocabulary mistakes but most of the message is understandable. (1 points)
    • There are no vocabulary errors. (2 points)

    Q7. Are words clearly and correctly pronounced?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • There are frequent pronunciation errors of different sounds, which makes it difficult to understand the message. (0 points)
    • There are some pronunciation errors of different sounds but they do not affect the understanding of the message. (1 points)
    • There are very few pronunciation errors of different sounds and understanding is not affected. (2 points)

    Q8. Does the speaker use stress and pausing during the pitch?

    • I cannot hear the recording. The link does not work for me. (0 points)
    • There are no attempts at stress and pausing. (0 points)
    • There are some attempts at stress and/or pausing to enhance the meaning and persuasiveness of the pitch. (1 points)
    • The stress and pausing is used effectively to enhance the meaning and persuasiveness of the pitch. (2 points)

Week 5 Quiz Answers

Quiz 1: Vocabulary quiz

Q1. Choose the BEST word(s) to fill in the gap for the sentence: The head office wants a quick and efficient way to _ material to company employees.

  • specification
  • resolution
  • disseminate
  • resign

Q2. Choose the BEST word(s) to replace the word ‘quit’ in the sentence: Last week Joyce decided she had had enough and decided to quit her job.

  • articulate about
  • probability of
  • indicate that
  • resign from

Q3. Which of the following prepositions typically appear AFTER ‘delegate’?

  • to
  • from
  • for

Q4. Choose the BEST word(s) to fill in the gap for the sentence: After two months of language immersion, she was able to __ many English words.

  • procurement
  • interpret
  • consolidation
  • articulate

Q5. Which word is similar in meaning to ‘synergy’?

  • benchmark
  • reunion
  • harmony
  • separate

 

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