U4 training: invoice, e-invoice, modals, labels, orders, customs

10 esercizi
SVOLGI
Tipo di esercizi
Completamento aperto,
Completamento chiuso,
Posizionamento,
Domande in serie
Libro
Business for the Future
Capitolo
Unit 4 - Ordering
INFO

Lingua inglese

The commercial invoice and other types of invoices
Do the following statements refer to Pro-forma Invoices, to Consular Invoices or to Customs Invoices?
A: It has to be visaed.
B: It does not have any legal effects.
C: The customer receives it before purchasing the goods.
D: It is more detailed than a commercial invoice.
E: It involves an official from the country that imports goods living in the country that exports them.
F: It does not have a sequence number.
G: Customs ask for it.  
H: It is useful for a country to control the amount of imported goods.
I: It is necessary to understand the Customs import value of goods.
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Introduction to E-invoicing
1. More than 30% of companies have already ________.
2. European companies ________ more than 30 billion invoices every year.
3. For Italian businesses, the use of electronic invoices is ________.
4. Choosing e-invoicing helps to ________ costs.
5. E-invoicing can have a positive impact on reducing the use of ________.
6. E-invoicing allows ________.
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Customs procedures
1. The Maastricht Treaty has ________ business among EU State Members.
2. Since 1993, ________ controls are not required for goods that are dispatched form a EU State Member to another.
3. Thanks to ________, a company can verify the VAT number of a business partner.
4. VIES statements need to be issued either every month or every ________ months.
5. ________ helps to obtain information and statistics related to products bought and sold in the EU.
6. Many different documents are required for products that are ________ for the EU from an extra-EU Country.
7. The Chamber of Commerce issues the Certificate of ________.
8. ________ issue Import and Export Licenses.
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Ordering
Do the following statements refer to ordering as private customers or as business customers?
A: They can place an order by email.
B: Since the beginning of Covid-19 pandemic, they have been ordering more and more goods online.
C: They find it advantageous to buy online because they can find lots of bargains.
D: If they place an order on the phone, they are supposed to send a written confirmation afterwards.
E: When buying online goods from non-EU countries, they have to carefully check all the extra costs.
F: When placing an order, they usually refer to a previous enquiry.
G: When buying online, they can find all the terms and conditions of the transaction on the website.
H: When placing an order, they can ask the seller to pay attention to certain aspects (e.g. packaging)
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How to write an order
Dear Ms Hendrix,

thank you for your ________ of 8th March.

We have ________ to place an ________ order with you as follows:

n. 3 office printers, unit price € 1250.00, total price € 3750.00
n. 2 desktop PCs, unit price € 2029.00, total price € 4058.00
n. 5 laptops, unit price € 1275.00, total price € 6,375.00.

We accept your sales terms and confirm ________ on receipt of the ________. We would be grateful if you could immediately deliver the ________ as the goods are urgently needed.

As regards ________, all the items need to be covered as previously agreed.

If the order meets our requirements, we will be glad to do ________ business with you.

We look forward to receiving your confirmation.

Yours sincerely,

Tony Lowe
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Replying to orders
Decide whether the following statements refer to a positive or negative reply to an order.
A: Unfortunately, we cannot supply you with our products.
B: This is due to circumstances beyond our control.
C: We acknowledge the receipt of your order no. 2354 of 3rd June.
D: The items that you have required are currently out of stock.
E: We can guarantee delivery by 18th November.
F: Payment should be made by the end of September.
G: May we suggest that you consider item No. 356/A as a replacement?
H: We look forward to doing further business with you.
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Modifying or cancelling an order
Rearrange the sentences in the correct order.

Dear Mr Wilson,


________ We would also kindly ask you to supply us with 5 office printers instead of 3.
________ When we placed that order, we were ready to open our new subsidiary in Turin, therefore we needed new office equipment for our employees.
________ We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you and hope that you are able to accept the order modification despite the short notice.
________ We look forward to receiving your favourable reply as soon as possible.
________ We would therefore grateful if you could increase our order from 5 to 8 laptops.
________ However, owing to a present boom in trade we currently need to hire more staff.
________ I am writing with reference to your email of 31st January regarding our order No. 4453.
________ Due to the forthcoming opening of the Turin offices, would it be possible for you to deliver the goods by the previously agreed date (10th May)?


Best regards,

Hannah Barber
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Food labels and certifications
Decide whether the following statements are true or false.
A: Parmesan cheese is a type of cheese that can be produced anywhere in the world.
B: PDO is a trademark that is granted by the European Union.
C: The PDO is given to all products that meet certain standards of production.
D: The first records of Parmigiano Reggiano production date back to 1800.
E: There are countless imitations of Parmigiano Reggiano in the world.
F: EU regulations protect Parmigiano Reggiano from imitation only in Europe.
G: Each year, the USA sell much more cheese that is an imitation of Parmigiano Reggiano than the amount of actual Parmigiano Reggiano exported by Italian producers.
H: Parmigiano Reggiano is not exported to East Asia.
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Modals of advice, obligation, necessity, prohibition
1. Companies ________ invest in social media promotion to expand their business.
2. Sharon ________ speak to her boss right now.
3. Employees ________ be late for work.
4. I ________ wear a helmet at work.
5. You ________ place your order by the end of this week if you want to make sure that the goods are dispatched before the end of May.
6. My colleagues ________ do training in Public Speaking because our company wants us to deliver speeches in schools.
7. Luckily, we ________ postpone the conference: the lecturer has confirmed her presence.
8. They ________ arrange a visit to their subsidiary in Asia because they had some issues with the new machines.
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Ordering - vocabulary
1. When goods enter a country, they are checked at ________.
2. We look forward to________your confirmation.
3. To purchase goods, customers need to place an ________.
4. The order confirmation is legally ________.
5. In order to be paid, a supplier sends an ________ to their customer.
6. This is due to circumstances________our control.
7. I'm afraid we can't________ your order.
8. A ________ is a tax charged on the value of goods and services.
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