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7 Obsessions – a business listening lesson

This is a great little video for business learners.  The pace is challenging, but with the comprehension worksheet and information exchange provided, it will be accessible to students with an intermediate level or above.  The key vocabulary is pre-taught, and the transcript provided as part of the follow-up.

7 obsessions worksheet

On its own I imagine that this will give you a profitable 30 to 45 minutes of classroom time, but this can be broadened to a discussion of what competitive advantage the learners’ company brings to the marketplace, or what competitive advantages they find attractive when selecting a power company, telephone operator, or holiday destination.  I’m sure you can think of plenty of possibilities …


For similar material, visit the ‘Art Of Leadership’ website by clicking here.


About Catherine Kennedy

Second year undergrad (super-mature) at Sheffield Uni doing single honours Religion, Theology, and the Bible. (Formerly TEFL teacher in France)

One comment on “7 Obsessions – a business listening lesson

  1. Adi Rajan

    Sounds really interesting. Thank you for sharing this activity.

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