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Teamwork

Introduction

Read through the following text and look up any vocabulary you are not sure about before answering the questions.

One problem that a lot of business owners or managers face is how to get their staff to work well together as a team.

There are many different ways that companies try to improve teamwork, but the most effective method is still up for debate.

Vocabulary

Try and use the following vocabulary when answering the question. Click to look up the definition in the dictionary
  • likely (adverb)
  • affect (verb)
  • as a result of (phrase)
  • communicate (verb)
  • benefit (verb)
  • beneficial (adjective)
  • come easily/easy/naturally (phrase)

The Question

Try and have a conversation for 2-3 minutes answering the following question.
What are the best things that businesses can do to improve the teamwork of their employees?

Additional Questions

Keep the conversation going with these follow questions related to Teamwork
  • How important do you think teamwork is for a business?
  • Have you ever done anything in your job to help improve teamwork? Did it work?
  • What mistakes do companies make when trying to improve teamwork?

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