Feb 192013

In this episode of the English at Work: Language to use in an acceptance speech

Paul, Anna and Tom are at an important International Plastics Conference. It’s been a busy day of networking but the big boss from America, Mr Socrates, has told Paul some bad news. Before he tells the team, there is an important award to be won – the Plastic Innovation of the Year award. Will Tip Top Trading win it?

Language to use when accepting an award:

This week’s programme focuses on the language that you might use if you win an award and have to make an acceptance speech.

Phrases from the programme:

Ladies and gentlemen, on behalf of everyone at Tip Top Trading, thank you for our award.
Our company is at the forefront of plastic innovation.
This award is a real boost for everyone working at the company.
This award really means a lot to us.

English at Work 49 – Award winning! Transcript Video


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