Written By: T. Pascal Brown
Description: A conversation between a team leader and a machinist, talking about work and targets
Instructions: Read the sentences below and answer the questions or fill in the spaces
Situation: Helen is a team leader. Her job is to help her team reach the team targets. She is talking to a guy, Ahmed, who is a machinist. They work in a food-processing factory. They are talking about work and targets.
Helen: My job is to help you to reach the targets.
Ahmed: Yes, I hope you can help me to do a better job.
Helen: Sure. Is there anything I can do to help?
Ahmed: Well, my machine is not going so well.
Helen: What is wrong with it?
Ahmed: Eh? Sorry?
Helen: Do you know exactly what is wrong with your machine?
Ahmed: No, I don’t. It is just making a funny noise.
Helen: What sort of funny noise?
Ahmed: A whirring sound.
Helen: A what ………..?
Ahmed: A whirring sound. …. like something is no running smoothly.
Helen: OK thanks for telling me. I will ask the mechanic to look at it.
Ahmed: Great. Thanks.
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1: How many people are in this conversation?CorrectIncorrect
2: What is Helen’s job?CorrectIncorrect
3: What is Ahmed’s job?CorrectIncorrect
4: What is Ahmed saying to his team leader?CorrectIncorrect
5: ‘Funny’ in the questions ‘What sort of funny noise?’ means ………CorrectIncorrect
6: What is the sound in Ahmed’s machine?CorrectIncorrect
7: ‘Smoothly’ means ………..CorrectIncorrect
8: Who fixes a machine in a factory?CorrectIncorrect
9: How did Helen try to fix the machine?CorrectIncorrect
10: ‘To reach’ means ………….CorrectIncorrect