Negotiating Business Contracts

 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the dialogue and continue with the correct response.
In exchange for an increase, would you agree to extend the contract?en
Your offer sounds great.en
 
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    • When is your next birthday?en
       
    • Should we go to the park?en
       
    • Lets finalize the contract then.en
       
 
 
What are your views on the offer?en
I’m afraid we can’t agree on this settlement.en
 
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    • Can you lift this up?en
       
    • How should we proceed then?en
       
    • Which one is your book?en
       
 
 
What did you have in mind regarding the contract?en
I would like to suggest a change.en
 
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    • What should we change?en
       
    • Winter is coming.en
       
    • Is this the right house?en
       
 
 
 
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Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
Thank you for meeting me to talk about the new sales contract.en
It's in both our best interests to sign this contract as quickly as possible. How should we proceed?en
Let's look over the main articles and make sure everything is in order.en
What about the terms of renewal?en
I know the renewal terms were a sticking point during our last negotiations. Are you satisfied with the compromise?en
Yes, this counter proposal looks much better, and we can live with the improved conditions.en
I'm glad you accept the new proposal.en
Now that we agree, should we summarize the main points to make sure we are on the same page and then finalize it?en
Yes, let's finish it.en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
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  •   Thank you  
      meeting me to talk about the new sales contract.
     
 
 
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  •   It's in both our best interests to  
      this contract as quickly as possible. How should we proceed?
     
 
 
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  •   Let's look over the main articles and make sure everything is  
      order.
     
 
 
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  •   What  
      the terms of renewal?
     
 
 
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  •   I know the renewal terms were a sticking  
      during our last negotiations. Are you satisfied with the compromise?
     
 
 
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  •   Yes, this counter proposal looks much  
     , and we can live with the improved conditions.
     
 
 
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  •   I'm glad you  
      the new proposal.
     
 
 
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  •   Now that we agree, should we summarize the main  
      to make sure we are on the same page and then finalize it?
     
 
 
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  •   Yes, let's  
      it.
     
 
 
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • The contract looks great.en
       
    • The contract needs suggestions.en
       
    • The new law doesn't need suggestions.en
       
 
 
 
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    • She wants more vacation days.en
       
    • She wants higher pay and more vacation days.en
       
    • She wants higher pay.en
       
 
 
 
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    • They want to change the business plan.en
       
    • They can't agree on the business plan.en
       
    • They don't want to change the business plan.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Ashlee
Thank you for meeting me to talk about the new sales contract.en
You
It's in both our best interests to sign this contract as quickly as possible. How should we proceed? en
Let's look over the main articles and make sure everything is in order.en
What about the terms of renewal? en
I know the renewal terms were a sticking point during our last negotiations. Are you satisfied with the compromise?en
Yes, this counter proposal looks much better, and we can live with the improved conditions. en
I'm glad you accept the new proposal.en
Now that we agree, should we summarize the main points to make sure we are on the same page and then finalize it? en
Yes, let's finish it.en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Thank you for meeting me to talk about the new sales contract. en
Business Partner
It's in both our best interests to sign this contract as quickly as possible. How should we proceed?en
Let's look over the main articles and make sure everything is in order. en
What about the terms of renewal?en
I know the renewal terms were a sticking point during our last negotiations. Are you satisfied with the compromise? en
Yes, this counter proposal looks much better, and we can live with the improved conditions.en
I'm glad you accept the new proposal. en
Now that we agree, should we summarize the main points to make sure we are on the same page and then finalize it?en
Yes, let's finish it. en
 
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