Companies and labour unions in France have agreed to limit business emails after 6pm to help improve their work-life balance and well-being. Do you think this is a good idea? Is it even possible in your job?
Respond as if you are a businessperson interested in subscribing to the Journal of Business News. In your e-mail, ask THREE questions.
From: Journal of Business News To: Business professionals Subject: Subscribe Sent: December 2, 20--
Dear Business Professional:
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Hello, Cyril! I hope you'll be able to join us for Estelle's retirement party on September 30. We're meeting at the Elks Lodge for dinner at 7:00 PM. The menu selections are grilled chicken, steak, salmon with lemon butter, or vegetarian lasagna (made with almond cheese for vegans). Please let us know if you're planning to attend, how many people you're bringing, and your meal selection(s).
RSVP by September 23 so we can let the caterers know how many meals to prepare.
(Respond to the email as if you are Cyril. In your email, make two requests and explain one problem.)
You are the CSO (Chief Security Officer) of a digital products manufacturer. Recently there has been a breach of security by an outside hacker. In response to this threat, you are asking all employees to change their passwords.
Write a company-wide email to explain the situation and request the change in passwords.
You are the owner of a car that you want to sell for $4000. You've put an ad in the local paper, and someone has emailed you for more information. Respond to their email (below), answering their questions and providing any other information that might help persuade them to purchase the car.
To: Car owner
From: Shana Lewis
Subject: Your car for sale
Sent: August 21
I saw your ad in the paper about your car for sale. Can you give me some more information about it? How old is it? How many miles (km) does it have on it? Are there any things that will need to be repaired right away? I'd also like to know if the price is negotiable.
QUESTIONS 1–5: Write a sentence based on a picture
DIRECTIONS: In this part of the test, you will write ONE sentence that is based on a picture. With each picture, you will be given TWO words or phrases that you must use in your sentence. You can change the forms of the words, and you can use the words in any order.