You are on page 1of 8

!"#$%&'()$#*"&(#+,(,-#)$#.

&

Business English

/+)0-&"

Place the words in the right column, then add a few more words of your own
!"#$%&'()&(##
"/-)&'+%&# #
14%3(5#
#
4"2.$(+%&# #
'()!+*+(7# #
#

$*+,!#
#
"/("&'+%&# #
+,-4%6","&(#
4+'"#
#
'()1&)(+%&# #

$%**)-'"#
0)**#
*"6"*#%00#
'5%%(#.-#
'()&2#)(#

#
#
#
#
#

$.(#
1%#2%3&#
-.'5#2%3&#
'%)4#
'()7#)(#

#
#
8"4!'#
#
8"4!'#
#
8"4!'#
#
8"4!'#
#
8"4!'#
#
8"4!'#
#
9%.&'#
#
9%.&'#
#
9%.&'#
#
9%.&'#
#
9%.&'#
#
9%.&'#

English materials by Veronica Gilhooly Learnwell Oy 2008


www.thelanguagemenu.com

Business English
Page 4

Business English

!"#$%&'()$#*"&(#+,(,-#)$#.&

/+)0-&"

Fill in the correct word

!"#$%"&$'()"""""""

*+,#'(+*"""""""

0/$1""""""

"'(,/+!2+*"2#'34)#5""""""" /+,$6+/+*""""""

"/+1!'(+*""""

2-**+(""""""" "

%+/+"

"

/'2'(3"24!/&#5"""""""

*$-.#+*"""""""

)$"""""""

"

*/$&"""""""

7("8!(-!/59"3$#*"2!#+2":::::::::::::"!.$-)";<<"1'##'$("*'/4!12"&+/"1$()4="7(">+./-!/5")4+5""
"
:::::::::::::")$"?42";;<"1'##'$(9":::::::::::::")$"!"&+!@"$0"AB<"1'##'$("*'/4!12"'("C!/,4="D6+/""
"
)4+"(+E)"0$-/"1$()429"2!#+2":::::::::::::"2)+!*'#59"/+!,4'(3":::::::::::::"$0"F;<"1'##'$("*'/4!12""
"
'("8-#5="
"
7("G-3-2)9")4+/+"%!2"!":::::::::::::"'(,/+!2+="H!#+2"!#1$2)":::::::::::::9"/'2'(3":::::::::::::""
"
?42"F;<"1'##'$("'("8-#5")$"?42";F<"1'##'$("'("G-3-2)="I4'2"%!2"0$##$%+*".5"!"JKL"'("H+&)+1.+/")$"?42""
"
F;<"1'##'$(="
"
>/$1"H+&)+1.+/")$"D,)$.+/9"2!#+2":::::::::::::"0/$1"?42"F;<"1'##'$(")$"?42"FM<"1'##'$(="7(""
"
D,)$.+/"!(*"N$6+1.+/9"2!#+2":::::::::::::2)+!*59"!(*")4+/+"%!2"!"21!##"'(,/+!2+"'("?+,+1.+/""
"
:::::::::::::"FO<"1'##'$("*'/4!12="

"
4))&PQQ%%%=!*1,=4,)=!,=!+Q4*FQ+(3#'24Q3/!&42Q3$#*2!#+2=4)1"
English materials by Veronica Gilhooly Learnwell Oy 2008
www.thelanguagemenu.com

Business English
Page 7

Business English

!"#$%&'()$#*"&(#+,(,-#)$#.&
!

9!

/+)0-&"

"#$%&!'(&!%)**&%'!#&''&*!+,!'(&!-).!
slump

rise

recover

plunge

pick up

plummet

drop

soar

climb

fall

rally

bounce back

take off

crash

escalate

slide

stabilize

flatten out

decline

rocket

dip

fluctuate

:!

;!

<!

=!

hold steady

>!

?!

=.7*&11+,5!$77*).+8$'+),!

!
@&!01&!4)*21!')!&.7*&11!$77*).+8$'+),!4(&,!'(&!7)+,'!4&!$*&!'*6+,5!')!2&1%*+-&!+1!
-&'4&&,!8+#&1'),&1!),!!'(&!5*$7(A!

/01'!0,2&*
!/01'!)3&*!
4&##!0,2&*!!
4&##!)3&*!
*)05(#6!!
,&$*#6!
$77*).+8$'&#6!!
$*)0,2!
$-)0'!

English materials by Veronica Gilhooly Learnwell Oy 2008


www.thelanguagemenu.com

Business English
Page 8

!"#$%&'()$#*"&(#+,(,-#)$#.&

Business English

/+)0-&"

!"#$%&&'()*+,%*-./%0%(+*.1*2*3'(%*
*

4%$5&*
*
***

6.7(&*

89:%;+'/%&**

89/%$5&*

9$202+';* *
&,2$#*
*
,7)%*
*
&+%%#*
*
&75&+2(+'2>* *
;.(&'9%$25>%*
&')('1';2(+* *
02$A%9*
*
0.9%$2+%* *
&>'),+*
*
&02>>*
0'('02>* *

9$202+';2>>?*
&,2$#>?*
,7)%>?*
&+%%#>?*
&75&+2(+'2>>?*
;.(&'9%$25>?*
&')('1';2(+>?***
02$A%9>?*
0.9%$2+%>?*
&>'),+>?*

***

$'&%*<+.=* *
2*$'&%*
*
'(;$%2&%*<+.=*
2(*'(;$%2&%* *
).*7#*+.* ***
*
*
)$.@*<+.=* *
)$.@+,*
*
;>'05*<+.=* *
2*;>'05*
*
5..0*
*
2*5..0* *
#%2A*<2+=* *
<$%2;,=*2*#%2A*<2+=*
12>>*<+.=*
*
2*12>>*<.1=* *
9%;>'(%*<+.=**
2*9%;>'(%*<.1=*
9%;$%2&%*<+.=*
2*9%;$%2&%*<.1=*
9'#*<+.=*
*
2*9'#*<.1=* *
9$.#*<+.=* *
2*9$.#*<.1=* *
).*9.@(*<+.=*
***
$%97;%*<+.=* *
2*$%97;+'.(*<.1=*
2*&>70#*
>%/%>*.7+* *
2*>%/%>'()*.7+*
(.*;,2()%* *
(.*;,2()%*
$%02'(*&+25>%*<2+=*
***
$%02'(*&+%29?*<2+=*
***
&+2?*<2+=* ***
&+2?*;.(&+2(+*<2+=*
***
02'(+2'(*+,%*&20%*>%/%>*

0'('02>>?*

B%&;$'5'()*+,%*C#%%9*.1*2*D,2()%*
*
***

***

89:%;+'/%&**

89/%$5&*

$2#'9*
E7';A*
&@'1+*
&799%(*
&+%29?*
)$2972>*
&>.@*

$2#'9>?*
E7';A>?*
&@'1+>?*
&799%(>?*
&+%29'>?*
)$2972>>?*
&>.@>?*

*
*
*
*
*
*
*

English materials by Veronica Gilhooly Learnwell Oy 2008


www.thelanguagemenu.com

Business English
Page 9

Business English

/+)0-&"

!" #$%&'()*%+&,-&-$./,01&-.'%&-,10-&.2&1)./+$"& &

33333&

&

4" #$%&'()*%+&,-&%5+)%'%67&8.6(+,6%"& &

&

33333&

9" #$%&:.;0<&-6,::%<&=(>*&(1(,0-+&+$%&<.66()"&&

&

33333&

?" #$%&@/,--&2)(0>&,-&-+(1,01&(&)%>.8%)7"&

&

33333&

A" #$%&7%0&6.-+&1).;0<&-6,1$+67"&

&

33333&

B" #$%)%C-&=%%0&(&<)('(+,>&<./0+;)0&,0&+$%&'()*%+"&

33333&

D" #$%)%C-&=%%0&(0&;:-;)1%&.2&,0+%)%-+&,0&1.6<"&

&

33333&

E" #$%&-$()%&:),>%&=.++.'%<&.;+&(+&!!&>%0+-"&

&

33333&

F" G.6<&:%(*%<&(+&H9II&(0&.;0>%"&

&

33333&

!I" J).2,+-&/,66&6%8%6&.22&(+&().;0<&H!IKIII"&

&

33333&

!!" @(6%-&$,+&(0&(66L+,'%&6./"&

&

33333&

!"#$%&'()$#*"&(#+,(,-#)$#.&

&

&

&

!4" #$%)%&$(-0C+&=%%0&';>$&'.8%'%0+&,0&+$%&:),>%&.2&+,0&

&

33333&

http://www.admc.hct.ac.ae/hd1/english/graphs/movement.htm

&
English materials by Veronica Gilhooly Learnwell Oy 2008
www.thelanguagemenu.com

Business English
Page 10

Business English

!"#$%&'()$#*"&(#+,(,-#)$#.&

/+)0-&"

!"#$%#&'%$"'%()*+#&#$,-'%#./%01+'&2#$,-'%3)&*0%)3%$"'0'%#/4'($,-'0%
%
%
1,234%-53(

!6.*#$#%-53(

78*3$0#%-53(

#((1&#$'%

('&$#,.%

().-'.,'.$%

()&&'($%

/#.5'&)10%

"#++6%

2,7'26%

*)/'&.%

.'8%

+)00,92'%

+&)9#92'%

1+:$):/#$'%

%
%
"$$+;<<,.$'&.#$,).#2=")2*'052'.=-,(='/1=#1<,'2$0>8&,$,.5=+/3%

%
English materials by Veronica Gilhooly Learnwell Oy 2008
www.thelanguagemenu.com

Business English
Page 12

Business English

!"#$%&'()$#*"&(#+,(,-#)$#.&

/+)0-&"

!"#$%&'()"*+,)-'./-+
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x

!0&+/)12+3%'+#%+/%%1+.#+#4)-+*$.54666++
72#+82+-4%9+3%'+#4)-+5)2+(4.$#666++
72#0-+4.,2+.+/%%1+.#+#4)-+8%&2/666++
72#0-+#'$"+#%+#4)-+8.5666++
:%+)//'-#$.#2+83+5%)"#+/2#;-+/%%1+.#+-%82+&).*$.8-666++
<-+3%'+(."+-22+=$%8+#42-2+=)*'$2-666++
!=+3%'+/%%1+.#+#42-2+54%#%*$.54-+3%'0//+-22666++
!=+3%'+/%%1+.#+#4)-+>.$+(4.$#+3%'0//+"%#)(2666++
!=+3%'+/%%1+.#+#4)-+4)-#%*$.8+3%'0//+.55$2().#2666++
!=+3%'+/%%1+.#+#4)-+=/%9+(4.$#+3%'0//+'"&2$-#."&+666++
!=+3%'+/%%1+.#+#4)-+8.#$)?666++

+
@.8)"*+#42+5.$#-+%=+&).*$.8-+
:42+,2$#)(./+.?)-+$25$2-2"#-+#%#./+.""'./+-./2-6+:42+4%$)A%"#./+.?)-+-4%9-+%'$+8.$12#+-4.$26+:42+('$,2B+
:42+-%/)&+/)"2B+:42+&%##2&+/)"2B+:42+>$%12"+/)"2B+:42+-4.&2&+.$2.B+:42+'"-4.&2&+-2(#)%"B+:42+&%##2&+
(%/'8"B+:42+(%/%'$2&+-2*82"#B+:42+$2&+>.$C+
+

+
+

+
English materials by Veronica Gilhooly Learnwell Oy 2008
www.thelanguagemenu.com

Business English
Page 13

Business English

!"#$%&'()$#*"&(#+,(,-#)$#.&

/+)0-&"

!"#$%&'&'()*&%(+%,-)
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x
x

.%$/-)+0-/)-$&(12$3)&')21/)4&'%$)56%+2/+7))
8+04&2-)4/$$)%)$&22$/)$%-2)3/%+7))
9/,%'*)&':+/%-/*)(/'2$3))
;6+'0</+)*/:+/%-/*)-2/%*&$3))
;6+'0</+)*+0##/*)-6**/'$3))
;6+'0</+)*/:+/%-/*)56&:=$37))
9/,%'*)&':+/%-/*)+%#&*$37))
8+04&2-)4/$$)*+%,%2&:%$$37))
>2)21/)?/(&''&'()04)21&-)3/%+)-%$/-)-2%('%2/*7))
@')21/),&**$/)04)>6(6-2)#+04&2-)-$6,#/*7))
>2)21/)/'*)04)$%-2)3/%+)*/,%'*)#/%=/*7))
@')21/)4&+-2)56%+2/+)04)ABBC)-%$/-)#$6,,/2/*7))
@')21/)-/:0'*)56%+2/+)04)ABBD)-%$/-)4$%22/'/*)0627))
@')21/)21&+*)56%+2/+)04)ABBD)-%$/-)$/</$/*)0447))
@')21/)$%-2)56%+2/+)04)ABBD)-%$/-)+/,%&'/*)-2/%*37))

(
(
English materials by Veronica Gilhooly Learnwell Oy 2008
www.thelanguagemenu.com

Business English
Page 14