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STEP 6

Audio Practice with Drills

First of all, read and study the following drills mentioned during the conversation. Then, click on PLAY to listen and repeat them aloud.

What's the average retail price for this type of file?

Wholesale prices are about twenty-five per cent off retail prices.

The agents suggest we should patent it at once.

We're applying for a patent.

We're hoping to break into the market.

We've had the report in from the patent agents.

 

 

STEP 7

Activities with Answers

A.

Rewrite the following sentences beginning with "IF" and changing the sentence as necessary.

ANSWERS

 

Example: To safeguard a new invention, an inventor must patent it.
Your sentence:
If an inventor wants to safeguard a new invention, he must patent it.

 

1.

Wishing to patent a new invention, an inventor must register it at the Patent‑Office.

 

 

 

2.

Unless the annual patent fee is paid, the patent will lapse.

 

 

 

3.

Selling a product without a trade-mark means that it can be copied by rival firms.

 

 

 

4.

To get information about the chances of selling a new stapling machine, Harper & Grant must ask for a marketing report.

 

 

 

 


B.

Make questions to which the following sentences can be answers.

ANSWERS

1.

It (the new box-file) works like this.

 

 

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2.

Yes, I have seen something like this before.

 

 

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3.

Yes, he (Mr. Wentworth) has arrived. He's here now.

 

 

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4.

You can apply to the Patent Office to register it (your new invention).

 

 

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5.

You can get them (copies of these drawings) photostatted quickly.

 

 

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