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Describe a successful small business

I. Skill-developing exercises

1. Lexical resource

Bài 1: Cho dạng đúng của các từ trong ngoặc.

Well, it is obvious that there is a new (boom) ___________ trend of start-ups in my city; however, not all of them are (success)__________. One of the (business) ___________ that I think is the most successful is Cora, a chain of café boutiques and bakery shops.

2. Grammar

Bài 2: Chia các động từ trong ngoặc sau đây ở thì phù hợp.

I remember 2 years ago, they only (1) (have) __________one business in our city. It quickly became one of the favorite spots for the youth to get together. Now they (2) (expand)__________ with franchises in almost every corner of my city. The name “Cora” has become a phenomenon and it (3) (spread) __________by word of mouth, and a friend of mine told me about this brand – the owner of this famous chain was a young man, who was only 27 years old when he (4) (found) __________Cora.

3. Pronunciation

Bài 3: Hãy viết từ hoàn chỉnh bên cạnh những phiên âm sau đây.
Since I have always taken an (/ˈæv.ɪd/)___________interest in opening up a small café of my own, I really admire his work and (/ˌded.ɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/)____________. As you know, he has successfully created an ideal place for modern and (/ˌen.əˈdʒet.ɪk/)_____________food lover, and has also introduced the foreign lifestyle to our city.

4. Coherence

Bài 4: Với mỗi chỗ trống, hãy khoanh tròn phương án chính xác nhất.

(1)___ I visit this restaurant, it is always full (2)___ this applies to all other Cora locations in our city, not just one specific place.
Recently, the group has announced that it has raised a 1- million-dollar investment from overseas funds. (3)___ proves that the Cora chain is considered to have great (4)___ in further development and become even more (5)___ in the future.

1. A. Even when B. Every time C. Once again

2. A. but   B. so  C. and

3. A. Which B. Therefore  C. This

4. A. potential B. ability  C. skill

5. A. successful  B. succeeding C. successor

II. Sample answer

1. Cue card

Describe a successful small business.

You should say about:

- Name of the business;

- Which kind of goods/service it provides;

- Why it is successful.

2. Suggested answer

Describe a successful small business.

A: Well, it is obvious that there is a new booming trend of start-ups in my city; however, not all of them are successful. One of the businesses that I think is the most successful is Cora, a chain of café boutiques and bakery.

R: I remember 2 years ago, they only had one business in our city. It quickly became one of the favorite spots for the youth to get together. Now they have expanded with franchises in almost every corner of my city. The name “Cora” has become a phenomenon and it has spread by word of mouth, and a friend of mine told me about this brand – the owner of this famous chain was a young man, who was only 27 years old when he founded Cora.

E: Since I have always taken an avid interest in opening up a small café of my own, I really admire his work and dedication. As you know, he has successfully created an ideal place for modern and energetic food lover, and has also introduced the foreign lifestyle to our city.

Every time I visit this restaurant, it is always full and this applies to all other Cora locations in our city, not just one specific place.

Recently, the group has announced that it has raised a 1- million-dollar investment from overseas funds. This proves that the Cora chain is considered to have great potential in further development and become even more successful in the future.

III. Useful expressions

1. Vocabulary

• Start-up (n) /ˈstɑːrt.ʌp/:  doanh nghiệp khởi nghiệp

• Booming (adj) /ˈbuː.mɪŋ/:  bùng nổ

• Phenomenon (n) /fəˈnɑː.mə.nɑːn/:  hiện tượng (= sensation (n) /senˈseɪ.ʃən/)

• She has become an Internet sensation for her tutorial make-up videos on Youtube.

• Spot (n) /spɑːt/: địa điểm (= place (n) /pleɪs/)

• Monsoon Festival which is held annually is an ideal place for the young to enjoy good music from various artists.

• Franchise (n) /ˈfræn.tʃaɪz/ : Cửa hàng nhượng quyền thương hiệu

• Potential (n/adj) /poʊˈten.ʃəl/: tiềm năng

2. Structures

• It is obvious that…: Hiển nhiên là

It is obvious that smoking is harmful to our health.

• In almost every corner of St: Ở mọi ngõ ngách của cái gì

The atmosphere of Tet has spread in almost every corner of Hanoi.

• To take an avid interest in St: cực kỳ yêu thích cái gì

I take an avid interest in seeing science-fiction movie.

• To raise investment: gây quỹ đầu tư

Last year, her company raised $500,000 investment from an angel investor.

• To introduce St to/ into St: đưa/ giới thiệu cái gì đến với cái gì

They have been successful in introducing a new breed of bees into Australia.

3. Idioms

• By word of mouth: truyền miệng

 The story about that hero has spread by word of mouth.

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Đáp án:

B1:

Booming, successful, businesses

B2:

1. had

2. have expanded

3. has spread

4. founded

B3:

avid, dedication, energetic

B4:

1. Every time 2. and 3. this 4. potential 5. Successful

BUSINESSMAN YOU ADMIRE

PART 2: Describe a businessman you admire

PART 3:

1. What do you think is the retirement age for men and women?

I would say that anyone between the ages of 60-75 can choose to retire. Around that time, people are ready to settle down, and they usually have the financial means to retire and live comfortably. I don’t think it changes too much if it’s a man or a woman retiring. Since we’ve come a long way in regards to gender equality, it’s normal for either a man or a woman to work all the way into their sixties.

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Tôi muốn nói rằng bất kỳ ai trong độ tuổi từ 60-75 đều có thể chọn nghỉ hưu. Vào khoảng thời gian đó, mọi người đã sẵn sàng ổn định cuộc sống và họ thường có đủ tài chính để nghỉ hưu và sống thoải mái. Tôi không nghĩ rằng nó sẽ thay đổi quá nhiều nếu một người đàn ông hay phụ nữ nghỉ hưu. Vì chúng ta đã trải qua một chặng đường dài liên quan đến bình đẳng giới, nên việc đàn ông hay phụ nữ làm việc cho đến hết tuổi sáu mươi là điều bình thường.

2. What kinds of qualities do people need to run their own business?

I think people need to be intelligent, determined, resilient, and enthusiastic in order to run their own business. People need to be smart enough to assess their target market and design a business that is appropriate for their customers. Plus, they need to be determined and resilient because running a business comes with many challenges and ups and downs. Finally, people need to be enthusiastic in order to inspire their employees and come up with unique ideas.

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Tôi nghĩ mọi người cần phải thông minh, quyết tâm, kiên cường và nhiệt tình để điều hành công việc kinh doanh của chính mình. Mọi người cần đủ thông minh để đánh giá thị trường mục tiêu của họ và thiết kế một doanh nghiệp phù hợp với khách hàng của họ. Thêm vào đó, họ cần phải quyết tâm và kiên cường vì hoạt động kinh doanh đi kèm với nhiều thử thách và thăng trầm. Cuối cùng, mọi người cần phải nhiệt tình để truyền cảm hứng cho nhân viên và đưa ra những ý tưởng độc đáo.

3. Is it easy to establish and run a new business in your country?

The reality is harsh. To launch a new company is quite simple in my country since you only need some investment money and a license from the Ministry of Finance, however, managing and maintaining it on your own is a different story. There are a million things to do, it’s stressful as well as required a large sum of capital and manpower. As a result, the vast majority of start-ups in Vietnam failed each year as they struggled in competition against giant enterprises or the shortage of demands.

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Thực tế phũ phàng. Để thành lập một công ty mới ở nước tôi khá đơn giản vì bạn chỉ cần một số tiền đầu tư và giấy phép của Bộ Tài chính, tuy nhiên, việc tự quản lý và duy trì nó lại là một câu chuyện khác. Có một triệu việc phải làm, nó rất căng thẳng cũng như đòi hỏi một lượng lớn vốn và nhân lực. Kết quả là, phần lớn các công ty khởi nghiệp ở Việt Nam thất bại mỗi năm khi họ phải vật lộn trong cuộc cạnh tranh với các doanh nghiệp khổng lồ hoặc do thiếu hụt nhu cầu.

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