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Human qualities – positive

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to be confident ‘I’m confident that we can reach our sales targets.’

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to be considerate ‘My manager is very considerate. She always ensures I’m not being asked to do too much work.’

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to be determined ‘I’m determined to launch the product in the next three weeks.’

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to be friendly ‘The customer service team is friendly and helpful.’

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to be fun ‘It’s quite a fun team.’

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to be funny ‘She’s quite funny, so everyone looks forward to her presentations.’

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to be generous ‘He’s generous with his time.’

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to be helpful ‘The sales team was very helpful when I needed to locate a spare part for my oven.’

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to be honest ‘It’s important to be honest in your dealings with colleagues.’

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to be kind ‘It’s very kind of you to offer to rearrange the meeting, but I should be fine with 10 a.m. on Tuesday.’

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to be open-minded ‘I’m open-minded as to whether we should appoint an IT manager or outsource the services instead.’

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to be optimistic ‘I’m usually very optimistic, but I’m a bit uncertain we’ll be able to meet our targets this month.’

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to be polite ‘The IT helpdesk staff are always polite to me when I call them.’

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to be reliable ‘He’s very reliable. If he says he’ll attend the 9 a.m. meeting, we can be fairly certain he’ll be there.’

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to be respectful ‘He is very respectful when dealing with customers.’

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to be tenacious ‘This was a complex project to deliver. Fortunately, the project manager was tenacious in ensuring everyone completed their tasks.’

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to be thoughtful ‘Thank you, that’s very thoughtful of you.’

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to be trustworthy ‘I think he’s trustworthy, so I’ve asked him to deliver the cash to the bank.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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to be confident
‘I’m confident that we can reach our sales targets.’

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to be considerate
‘My manager is very considerate. She always ensures I’m not being asked to do too much work.’

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to be determined
‘I’m determined to launch the product in the next three weeks.’

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to be friendly
‘The customer service team is friendly and helpful.’

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to be fun
‘It’s quite a fun team.’

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to be funny
‘She’s quite funny, so everyone looks forward to her presentations.’

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to be generous
‘He’s generous with his time.’

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to be helpful
‘The sales team was very helpful when I needed to locate a spare part for my oven.’

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to be honest
‘It’s important to be honest in your dealings with colleagues.’

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to be kind
‘It’s very kind of you to offer to rearrange the meeting, but I should be fine with 10 a.m. on Tuesday.’

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to be open-minded
‘I’m open-minded as to whether we should appoint an IT manager or outsource the services instead.’

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to be optimistic
‘I’m usually very optimistic, but I’m a bit uncertain we’ll be able to meet our targets this month.’

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to be polite
‘The IT helpdesk staff are always polite to me when I call them.’

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to be reliable
‘He’s very reliable. If he says he’ll attend the 9 a.m. meeting, we can be fairly certain he’ll be there.’

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to be respectful
‘He is very respectful when dealing with customers.’

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to be tenacious
‘This was a complex project to deliver. Fortunately, the project manager was tenacious in ensuring everyone completed their tasks.’

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to be thoughtful
‘Thank you, that’s very thoughtful of you.’

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to be trustworthy
‘I think he’s trustworthy, so I’ve asked him to deliver the cash to the bank.’

Nouns


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confidence ‘The delivery was sent to the wrong address, which doesn’t inspire confidence in the company’s administrative processes.’

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determination ‘He showed great determination in his approach to increasing sales.’

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generosity ‘Thanks to your generosity, we raised over £1000 for a local charity.’

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honesty ‘Thank you for your honesty. We’ll find out who the bag belongs to and make sure it is returned.’

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kindness ‘My colleagues showed great kindness towards me when I was unable to work.’

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optimism ‘I’m known for my optimism, but I’m not sure we’ll meet our sales targets this month.’

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politeness ‘We expect our staff to show politeness towards others.’

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respect ‘We try to ensure we always treat our customers and suppliers with respect.’

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tenacity ‘They showed great tenacity in looking for the cause of the problem.’

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thoughtfulness ‘Thank you for your thoughtfulness, but I should be able to finish the project myself.’

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trustworthiness ‘We don’t have a list of who has which computer equipment, so we’re relying on the trustworthiness of the staff.’

Your score Vocabulary, Audio, Example sentence / notes

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confidence
‘The delivery was sent to the wrong address, which doesn’t inspire confidence in the company’s administrative processes.’

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determination
‘He showed great determination in his approach to increasing sales.’

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generosity
‘Thanks to your generosity, we raised over £1000 for a local charity.’

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honesty
‘Thank you for your honesty. We’ll find out who the bag belongs to and make sure it is returned.’

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kindness
‘My colleagues showed great kindness towards me when I was unable to work.’

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optimism
‘I’m known for my optimism, but I’m not sure we’ll meet our sales targets this month.’

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politeness
‘We expect our staff to show politeness towards others.’

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respect
‘We try to ensure we always treat our customers and suppliers with respect.’

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tenacity
‘They showed great tenacity in looking for the cause of the problem.’

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thoughtfulness
‘Thank you for your thoughtfulness, but I should be able to finish the project myself.’

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trustworthiness
‘We don’t have a list of who has which computer equipment, so we’re relying on the trustworthiness of the staff.’


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