In this class: content about entrepreneurship
American accent / sotaque americano
Now, watch the video:
We recommend you watch the video at least twice.
In the first time, pay attention to the use of the vocabulary presented above.
Before playing it for the second time, take a look at the questions below. After watching it, try to answer them correctly.
1. Sara mentions she started the company Spanx because:
(a) she had USD 5,000 in savings
(b) she wanted to develop a new bra
(c) she was a frustrated consumer
(d) she is a self-made entrepreneur
2. According to Sara, when people say that your idea is not a great idea, that means:
(a) you’ve come up with something brand new
(b) they want to give you a compliment
(c) you need to make a complement to your product
(d) that your product is a waste of time.
3. What was her job before founding Spanx?
(a) She sold candies door-to-door
(b) She was a fashion designer
(c) She was an actress
(d) She sold fax machines
4. What are the three tips that she gives for entrepreneurs to focus in the beginning of their journeys?
(a) Make it, Sell it, Build Awareness
(b) Have an Idea, Find an Investor, Sell it
(c) Find an Investor, Make it, Sell it
(d) Build awareness, Find an Investor, Just do it
Check the answers at the bottom of the page.
Practice Your Listening Comprehension and Writing
Have you ever thought about starting a business? What kind of business would you like to to have?
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1-c / 2-a / 3-d / 4-a