Beginners Level >> Conversation Materials/Surveys/Pairwork Activities >> A good way to introduce a 'business' angle at a very early stage. Students use phones to ring 'companies' requesting basic information for a 'survey' they are doing. Use in-building telephone extension for authenticity.
Speak on the phone to the other student and ask the following questions. The other student is a manager of a company.
Name of company:
Number of employees: