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NEJŘEMESLNÍCI


The

golden

h
ands

1.
What is the reputation of tradesmen, such as builders, plumbers,
handymen In our country? Have you heard some stories from your
parents or friends? Share your experiences.

2.
If you are able to earn money by manual labour, what trade would
you do and why? Have you ever tried it? Connect these
professions:
PLUMBER, ELECTRICIAN, CARPENTER, BUILDER

to the following words: TAP, SOCKET, BEAM, BRICK, WATER
PIPE, MORTAR, WIRE, SEWAGE, SWITCH, NAIL, CONCRETE,
FLOOR BOARD.

3.
Would you use an Internet site to find a person who could do
manual labour? Why or why not?

4.
What are some of the advantages of Internet networking to assist
builders and clients to find each other? Do you trust Internet
testimonials to be accurate? Do you have any experience of
misleading recommendations you found on the Internet?


Exercise

1

1.
What does the man say about the builders in the Czech
Republic today?

2.
What are the two ways that his company earns money?

3.
What are the biggest costs of running his business?

4.
What does a builder need in order to be listed in the
database of the
I
nternet

portal?

5.
What is the speaker’s opinion about the websites of
most construction companies?

6.
Why does he think that his websites are more
successful?


Exercise

2

Listen to
the

speaker

and
answer

the

following
:

Listen and fill in the gaps

1.
Řemeslníci

is a that helps to find if
they their homes etc. that have a good and will
do a good job because if you (are) searching for these companies,
there are maybe hundreds of but you get the phone
number and that’s not enough. If you, you know, pick from a
list, the results are .

2.
…maybe they even have some but people don’t
believe that because this is you, it’s just that somebody,
you know, some that you paid for has written.

3.
And, O.K., you won’t pay the price on the market, you
will pay a price but you can rely it will get finished and if
there is any , I come back and I it.

4.
We have two of .


side and the
side which is the fee side paid on the business
cases…


Exercise

3

Match the English expressions with their Czech equivalent


Exercise

4

1.
Consumer

a) Přestavět

O⸠
剥ou牢楳h

b) Slušný

P⸠
i楳瑩ng

c⤠péo汥hnou琠se

4⸠
剡odo浬m

d⤠佰lav楴

R⸠
Tes瑩浯n楡氠

e) Předplatné, členství

S⸠
Te浰污瑥

昩 mosudekⰠ牥晥牥nce

7.
Copywriter

g) Spotřebitel

8.
Decent

h) Náhodně

V⸠
剥oy
⡯n)

i) Záznam, položka

NM⸠
c楸

j) Šablona

11.
Revenue

k) Výnos, tržba

12.
Subscripti
o
n

l) Reklamní textař

ROLE PLAY

1.

RESEARCH: On the Internet, take a look at the company’s website at
http://www.nejremeslnici.cz/

Examine some of the references, and the
demands. Look at the layout, graphics, and the categories of service.
What are the FREEMIUM and CONVERSION RATE fees and how do
they work?


What is your assessment of the site? Who does the site appeal to? Who
are its main customers and business clients? Is it user
-
friendly? Would
you use it? Would you recommend it to a friend? Are there any categories
that you think are missing from these:
joinery and
carpentry

hourly
husband

apartmentrenovation
,

painter,painting
,

flooring
,

bathroom
,
kitchen
,

insulation
,

electrical
,

masonry
,

tile

2.

ROLEPLAY: Create a skit between a customer and a tradesman from one
of the categories above. Create a situation, a location, and an interaction
about a possible problem that occurred during the work. Try to consider
what are some feasible problems and exaggerate them for
humor’s

sake.


Exercise

5

ROLE PLAY

3.
In
groups of
two,
ROLE PLAY that you are one of the tradesmen
who works in one of the categories
listed in the company’s
website.
Select one of the demands from the website that your
trades person could possibly answer
.

You want to inquire into your
working conditions so that they will be satisfactory with adequate
time to finish the job.

Consider
what you would have to do to ensure a successful
relationship
wiith

a client
.

What kinds of questions do you need to
ask the client? What kind of contract do you need to develop to
ensure your
labor

is fairly compensated, paid on time and you are
protected against damages or losses on the job?

Brainstorm
a list of possible questions and desired answers. Then
ROLE PLAY a phone conversation between the tradesperson and
the client about their project
.


Exercise

5

Exercise

6





1.
The speaker

said the following sentence: “
They
could
totally ruin the reputation
if

it
didn’t go

well, right?


Which word

can you use to replace the

words
if + didn’t

in the sentence above
? REWRITE the sentence using it.



A) UNTIL




B) UNLESS




C) PROVIDED

2.
R
ephrase the following sentences using the word
unless.

a)

If you don’t help me, I’ll never finish it
on time.

b)

I won’t lend you my tools
, i
f you don’t promise to return them

by the weekend.

c)

We won’t go anywhere, if it doesn
‘t stop raining.

d)

You don‘t need to eat it all, if you aren‘t really hungry.

3.
Create

a sentence

for each vocabulary word about the content of the video:
customer, reputation,
testimonial, subscription fee, reve
nue stream, template
,

decent,

listing, randomly
and
rely.

GRAMMAR AND SYNTAX TEST