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Listening The story of Jeff Bezos. Match the pictures with the sentences. 4 1 E Jeff Bezos started his first business, the Dream Institute, when he was in high school. 2 After he attended Princeton University he started working on Wall Street. 3 Jeff Bezos set up the Bezos Family Foundation. They help poor children to get a good education. 4 He founded the company Amazon, named after the longest river in the world. 5 In 2013 he bought the newspaper The Washington Post. 6 Jeff Bezos’ newest project is space tourism. With his company Blue Origin he wants to send people into space. Listen to the story of Jeff Bezos. Tick T (true), F (false) or N (not in the text). T F N 1 Jeff Bezos is one of the most successful and richest men in the world. 2 He has got five children. 3 Bezos was still in high school when he started his first company. 4 His career on Wall Street was not going very well. 5 It was very difficult for Bezos to start his company Amazon. 6 His new project is to send people into space. 5 14Ó listening e8n42g A D E F B C 48 Unit 5 · Success stories Nur zu Prüfzwecken – Eigentum des Verlags öbv