Bernardo Gradin: Our Goal Is to Become One of the 10 Most Valued Petrochemicals Companies
Brazil's petrochemicals industry has been going through active consolidation, a phase that is almost at an end. That process, however, has seen the creation and growth of Braskem, a giant of a firm that is the largest petrochemicals producer not just in Brazil but in all of Latin America. Bernardo Gradin, who has been part of Braskem since the company's formation in 2002, took over in July as its CEO. In an interview with Knowledge@Wharton conducted at the company's Sao Paulo headquarters, Gradi
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Domaine: Langues & Cultures
Compréhension orale (TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS/CLES) comprend 52 extraits audio couvrant les domaines variés, susceptibles d’être rencontrés lors de ces tests : les sciences, l’histoire, la civilisation, des personnalités marquantes, entre autres.
Afin de familiariser les candidats avec les réalités du monde anglo-saxon, des native speakers de plusieurs pays anglo¬phones ont été retenus pour enregistrer les documents sonores authentiques.

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A recorded Entrepreneur's Forum on February 3, 2011 sponsored by Calit2's TechPortal and OCTANe@UCI.

Brant Cooper has 20 years of experience in the high tech industry. He has participated in several startup ventures in a variety of roles, including IT, marketing and business development. He recently co-authored a book, The Entrepreneur's Guide to Customer Development: A Cheat Sheet to The Four Steps to the Epiphany, and he blogs at Market by the Numbers.

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This lesson focuses on basic pronunciation and comprehension skills while reading the first chapter of the mystery "Sonar un crimen" by Rosana Acquaroni Mumoz. Students will also practice the use of interrogatives. As an end result, students will produce crossword puzzle clues that review key elements of the first chapter.
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