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“Why don’t we go around the room and introduce ourselves, and say a few words about what you do here.”

English Lesson: Why don’t we go around the room and introduce ourselves, and say a few words about what you do here.

You're leading a training session for a small group of people at work. You'd like for all of the participants to know a little about each other, so ask them to give introductions at the beginning of the training.

Why don’t we go around the room and introduce ourselves, and say a few words about what you do here.

English Lesson: As I started to pull on the top strap, the cheap plastic buckle snapped into 3 pieces.
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You bought a backpack from an online store. Right after you got it, part of the backpack broke. Now you're writing a review of it on the store website and you explain your problem.

English Lesson: To be honest, that one's a long shot.
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You're a salesperson. Your boss asks about a company that you're trying to sell to. You think it's unlikely that you'll be able to sell them anything.

English Lesson: Go to the “Edit” menu and there should be an option to “Select All”.
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You're showing a coworker how to use a computer program. You want her to select an action that's inside of one of the program's menus.

English Lesson: I take full responsibility.
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You're the manager of a small team of programmers. The latest version of your software had a bug which made it insecure. You had to tell the company's CEO about the mistake. After describing the problem, you apologize and say this.


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