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41 Your Office

Colin Vickerstaff is a company director. He is speaking to a group of new graduate trainees. Listen and complete the company profile 






Vocabulary

leading ['liːdɪŋ] / 1. 1) ведущий 

hi-tech высокотехнологичный 

foresee [fɔː'siː] / ; foresaw , foreseen предвидеть 

found [faund] основывать, учреждать; создавать 

successfully [sək'sesf(ə)lɪ, -fulɪ] / успешно 

pound [paund] / I 1) lb а) фунт 

provide [prə'vaɪd] / 1) а) (provide with) снабжать; доставлять; обеспечивать (кого-л. / что-л.) 

microchip ['maɪkrə(u)ʧɪp] 1. 1) микрочип 

manufacturer [ˌmænjə'fækʧ(ə)rəˌ ˌmænju'fækʧ(ə)rə] / 1) изготовитель, производитель 

turnover ['tɜːnˌəuvə] товарооборот 

in excess выше 

total ['təut(ə)l] / 1. 1) весь, целый; общий, совокупный, суммарный 

workforce ['wɜːkfɔːs] рабочая сила 

aim [eɪm] / 1. 1) намереваться 

share [ʃeə] / I 1. 1) доля 

(Speaker= Australian) 
First I'd like to welcome all of you to AGMIndustries. As you know, we're fast becoming oneof the leading hi-tech companies in the world.Nobody could have foreseen back in 1989when the company was founded that we wouldgrow so quickly, and so successfully. Today fromour home here in Cambridge, AGM Industriescontrols a multi-million pound business, providingmicrochip technology to computer manufacturersall around the world. Last year our turnoverwas in excess of £250 million. We have a totalworkforce of over 1100 people worldwide, andwith your help we aim to grow our 150 per cent share of the market and become even stronger.