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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
What is a common place to mix business with pleasure?

"This is the first time I have been to this restaurant. What a _______ place."

What can a host say to impress his/her client?

While eating at a restaurant together, what is a polite question to ask regarding the menu?

To find out more about the food culture of the country you're visiting, what can you ask?

It is impolite to talk about sports.

If it is appropriate to talk about personal subjects with your client, what question can you ask?

What subject of conversation may be risky to talk about?

Mr Smith: It's an interesting time politically in my country, because we have our elections soon.
Ms Fuji: Yes, I know. ___________
Which is the most appropriate response for Ms Fuji?

Towards the end of the meeting, after you have socialised, it is time to ______________.


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The lesson has been made perfectly, Jade I’d like to ask you, what’s your date of birth? Sorry for such a question……

Monday, April 21st 2014

    Let´s not beat around the bush
    The lesson is great!

    Tuesday, April 29th 2014

I got 100 out of 10 :-)

Monday, April 21st 2014

    Your score went through the roof? Good for you Aloj.

    Regards.

    Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

      Dear Jade,

      Communication skills is what really matters when using the foreign language in real life situations, business meetings are not the exception.

      For instance, it is important to know how to get into a business conversation, keep the conversation going, and finally end it.

      Being quite familiar with business jargon is a must, no doubt about it.

      Many thanks for this interesting class Jade.

      Have a great week!!!

      Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

        Insightful commentary, thanks. :)

        Wednesday, April 30th 2014

      :-)

      Thursday, April 24th 2014

i got 100 at 2nd time :)

Monday, April 21st 2014

I got 10 correct out of 10 too :)
Thank you Jade.

Monday, April 21st 2014

In order to develop my english understanding,i thing you’re very welcome to ENGvid due to your british accent let’s me say i get 10!

Monday, April 21st 2014

Great explanation, thank you very much!

Monday, April 21st 2014

i enjoyed your class. Thanks.

Monday, April 21st 2014

Now, lets do business, 100% on the quiz that’s enough for you?

Monday, April 21st 2014

where is Bear?

Monday, April 21st 2014

    your fridge have

    Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

      好幽默……

      Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

    I don’t think Bear is allowed in EngVid videos. I’ll have to check with the management.

    Wednesday, April 30th 2014

      The board of directors has decided to allow this.

      Thursday, May 1st 2014

I got 8 correct out of 10. I have never had meals on business. But good study for me. Thank you, Jade :)

Monday, April 21st 2014

I love your british accent. Thanks!

Monday, April 21st 2014

I do fancy your videos. But the way… I got just only 8. Poor me!!! :-(

Monday, April 21st 2014

Jade, I’d like it so much if you make a video about London lifestyle, and Londoners culture. London city is of a great interest for many people around the world, and as you’re a Londoner, I guess you’re the best to do it :) thank you

Monday, April 21st 2014

    This is a great idea for a video.

    Wednesday, April 30th 2014

thanks..
it was an information ..

Monday, April 21st 2014

It was first of me. I got 5 correct out or 10. In my opinion it is not bad.hehe

Monday, April 21st 2014

Jade, Thank you so much

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Hi Jade!
I like the way you teaching. It is fancy and delightful as you entertain us while you teaching. Best teacher, Jade! Meaningful lesson, thanks.

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Hi, Jade. You are a real professional. I love these tips and idioms in business situations.
Ciao from Italy :-)

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Is my first lesson and I got 9!!

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

    Your first lesson at EngVid Sue? You did quite well on your First quiz! Congratulations.

    My best to you.

    Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

      jejeje Yes,thanks Regino!!:D

      Thursday, April 24th 2014

thanks!

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

You can draw very well!

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Congratulations!Great job!

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Hi Jade

got 100 grade, thanks

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Hi Jade,
Thank you !!
I appreciated it!

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

hEY. Jade, the more I hear your voice(not only accent, which is really much spoken about), the more I like you(originally i mean “love”, but as i’m an introvert=)) i cant let my feelings go soooo far-and not to embarrass you). Thnx for nice vids-it’s always a pleasure for me to see you here.

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

    Glad you appeciate my videos.. Lots more videos about introversion on my JJ Conversation Skills channel.

    Wednesday, April 30th 2014

Hello, Jade, Nice lesson. 8/10

Thanks very much

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Thank u Jade I am looking forward to next business trip with pleasure :)

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014

Thanks Jade, I got 10 out of 10. You have a special accent. Great,I can learn and understand more about different accents.

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

Thanks Jade, I got 10 out of 10. You have a special accent. Great,I can learn and understand more about different accents.

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

wow 80 not bad

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

You are so cute,,,

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

i got 100%! although, there was a moment when i thought that i might score less :)

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

Hey Jade, I’m so glad you joined EngVid ;). And you have a lovely accent ;).

And I have a question… well… maybe two – that depends – if it’s not a problem. It has nothing to do with business and these things, but I have no one to ask ;(. Well, maybe someone as well could answer, because these sentences are very important for me as learning English. I have to – or must, heh – know the mistakes I make in order not to make them in the future.
So, are these sentences gramatically correct?
1. After a while I had seen another man who was given something from the suspects.
2. I know I should have called the police, but instead I was just hiding there, hoping that someone I know would show up and take me out of that place.
Thanks in advance ;).

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

*someone else as well

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

oh my god you are a good teacher thanks a lot

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

    Yep!!! She’s such a great teacher!

    Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

thanks Jade

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014

Thank U..
You’re doing a good job..
I’m so grateful.

Thursday, April 24th 2014

Thanks Jade! Your accent is not a problem to me anymore… I can understand you perfectly! Your voice is clear and charming!

Thursday, April 24th 2014

    That’s great – I told you that you would get used to it. :)

    Wednesday, April 30th 2014

oh my god you are a good teacher thanks a lot

Friday, April 25th 2014

First class and I loved it. Simple, direct great business tips in English and in my own language. Thank you

Saturday, April 26th 2014

Excellent lesson! Thank you very much Jade, I like your accent.

Monday, April 28th 2014

Thanks got 50%.

Tuesday, April 29th 2014

What an impressive video! Are You married? Do You have kids? … it’s joke and learning =)))

Thanks a lot!!!

Tuesday, April 29th 2014

100% – Nice lesson. I learned new expressions.

Wednesday, April 30th 2014

are you Irish?

Thursday, May 1st 2014

I learned much from your class, thank you~

Thursday, May 1st 2014

thanks it was an interesting lesson

Sunday, May 4th 2014

yes, that was a good lesson, I liked it )) want more knowledge ))

Wednesday, May 7th 2014

Thank you so much

Thursday, May 15th 2014

Thanks for this lesson :D 9/10

Monday, May 19th 2014

Great tips, thansk…

Wednesday, May 21st 2014

6/10

:(

Saturday, May 24th 2014

Great lesson,

Thank you so much

Wednesday, May 28th 2014

Thank you very much Jade :) I really like it , and I think it’s the perfect solution for me to improve my english.
Really thank you :)

Thursday, May 29th 2014

Thank you Jade!!!

Sunday, June 1st 2014

Congrats! Very nice lesson!

Tuesday, June 3rd 2014

Thanks Jade..nice lesson..:)

Wednesday, June 18th 2014

Thanks

Saturday, June 21st 2014

I got 10 out of 10. It time to get down to jade’s lesson. thanks

Tuesday, June 24th 2014

Thank you dear jade these years for learning English I had no teacher but now I thank God I have a good one

Tuesday, June 24th 2014

please add julianalima25 on skype thank you very much

Thursday, June 26th 2014

ITS REALLY THE BEST WEBSITE I HAVE EVER SEEN

SO GOOD FOR LEARNING

Tuesday, July 1st 2014

Let’s go down to business. :) 10/10

Thursday, July 3rd 2014

I’m so happy that I can learn English from engVid,and I feel your topic is really usful for me.Thank u .

Saturday, July 5th 2014

used to watch your lesson on youtube, i should have watched your lesson while i was studying in the uk .

Wednesday, July 16th 2014

hay jade what did you want to say?

what do you think of the last signing or singing?

thank you very much lovely teacher

Wednesday, July 30th 2014

Ok, 80 % . Thanks Jade.

Saturday, August 2nd 2014

What would be your advice for a dyslexic person who needs to learn advanced English? Thanks for your video lesson, I appreciate it pretty much Jade.

Wednesday, August 13th 2014

very, very useful. Thanks Jade & EngVid team

Monday, August 18th 2014

you are great!

Friday, August 29th 2014

Great lesson! as always it’s delightful hear your accent,
thanks!

Monday, September 8th 2014

you are so beautiful,I love you

Monday, September 8th 2014

hi Jade, thanks for the class. For the question 9, it seems the customer is interesting in the election, if I was Mr. Fuji, I may keep discussing this topic with him, just one idea :)

Friday, October 24th 2014

i had many things from your lectures. i will keep it up!! :)

Thursday, November 6th 2014

Hi Jade, nice lesson. I’ll be on business trip in a week, so I’ll try to practice some of your advices.
If you like to know something about Spain, please tell me.
Regards!!

Saturday, November 8th 2014

Hi Jade.. It’s great lesson. Give us something about medicine subject. In hospital or clinic. Or body…. Thanks sooo

Monday, November 17th 2014

Great class Jade .
Congratulations and thanks a lot !!!

Are you married ? ( rsrsrs just for relaxing , please)

Wednesday, November 26th 2014

thank you!

Tuesday, December 9th 2014

THANKS.

Friday, December 26th 2014

Thank you for this lesson . You are a good teacher.keep smiling ….

Sunday, January 18th 2015

thank so much for this helpful lesson

Monday, January 19th 2015

my quiz
90
You got 9 correct out of 10.
:)

Sunday, February 15th 2015

Thanks for such useful lesson, Jade!

Thursday, March 5th 2015

10/10 Your pronunciation… Best of all at this site.

Thursday, March 19th 2015

interesting, thank you

Monday, April 13th 2015

Hi Jade,
Thank you so much~
I appreciated it!

Saturday, April 18th 2015

Jade, let’s get down to business. Are you married? Haha

Tuesday, April 21st 2015

thanks for the great lesson.

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015

10/10 =)

Friday, April 24th 2015

Thank you Jade

Sunday, June 21st 2015

Exellent lesson .I got 10 out of 10.
Thanks.

Tuesday, September 1st 2015

Thanks for this lesson :) I am going to take advantage of your useful hints in the near future during the meeting.

Thursday, September 10th 2015

I have got 80.but there is one mistake

Monday, October 5th 2015

I’m not interested in your wife and kids :D Funny end!
Thank you, Jade for this lesson! It was great! Iespecially liked questions in the quiz :)

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015

It was quite interesting..
I love your speech in this!!…..
Thanks Jade for your preparation effort that will help me so..
I just believe…..

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015

Great lessons

Friday, November 20th 2015

9/10 :)

Very good suggestions!
Thanks Jade!

Sunday, January 3rd 2016

really its useful lesson so thanx and good bless you miss jade

Monday, January 4th 2016

Hi Jade!! Your lessons are really awesome!! САЛАМ from Kyrgyzstan.

Wednesday, January 27th 2016

your lesson is usedful to me ,thank you so much teacher!

Friday, March 18th 2016

Hi 9/10 great very great teacher

Saturday, April 16th 2016

Thanks, helped alot…

Friday, June 10th 2016

Wonderful video…well, my wife doesn`t like when I watch videos from Jade…I wonder why. :)

Sunday, July 17th 2016

lovely lesson Jade
i think communication skills is really important not only in conversation business but also in real conversation.
when you in any conversation, the key thing is you need to be polite and choose words or topics out of the main thing to keep the conversation going smoothly and not weird.
and something more i want to mention is your knowledge is so important too coz imagining if you are a person who know things,it definitely give you the edges for your job.
thanks for everything Jade
All best to you

Monday, August 22nd 2016

Thanks Jade.

Saturday, September 17th 2016

thanks a lot Jade, I got 9 !!!

Friday, October 28th 2016

‘Let’s not beat around the bush’ is a saying used in Australia quite often.

Sunday, November 6th 2016
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