实用交际英语(七)

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Conversation 1

A : Kat! Kate! Come here and clean this up for me! Quickly!

B : Jack , what's going on? I can hear you yelling from outside.

A : I need Kate help me to clean up.

B : Well that's no way to ask for help. Call nicely and she'll be more than happy to assist you . Just watch : Kate! Please come here for a second.

A : Yes , Amy?

B : Could you please clean up a little? It shouldn't take you long.

A : Sure, no problem!

 

Conversation 2

A : Good morning, sir. How can I help you?

B : Good morning. I left my briefcase behind yesterday. Has anyone handed it in?

A : No , sir . Where do you think you've left it?

B : I had breakfast in the restaurant, next to the bar.

A : Where were you sitting, sir?

B : At one of the tables on the terrace, near the fountain.

A : (Make a call)Mark, it's Lucy at reception. I've got a gentleman here with a missing briefcase.He thinks he left it in the restaurant at one of the tables on the terrace.(turn to B)Could you describe it, please sir?

 

B : Yes. It's black leather with a gold lock. It has my initials SW on the side.

 

A : OK. Thank you , Mark ...I'm sorry, sir . All they have is a brown one , but if you give me your details, we'll contact you if we find it.

B : Thanks. The briefcase is important to me. My name is Stephen, Thirty-six, Park Street.

A : And what's your phone number?

B : Three four six nine double eight zero two.

A : OK, I've got it.

 

Conversation 3

A : Excuse me , sir?

B : Yes . Is there anything that I can do for you?

A : Could you do me a favor? My hands are full.

B : Sure, what?

A : Just carry the suitcase for me , please .

B : With pleasure.

 

Conversation 4

A : I'm not very busy right now . Do you want any help?

B : I don't think so . I'm just cleaning the room .

A : I'll be glad to help you .

B : Well , OK . It's nice of you to offer .

A : My pleasure.

 

Conversation 5

A : Hello , Jack , I'd like to ask you for a small favor . I hope you don't mind .

B : No , of course not . Anything I can do for you ?

A : You see , Sarah and I are going to give a party and we want to invite a lot of people . But you know our apartment , which really isn't big enough. We wonder if it's possible for us to have it at your place , just for one evening , you know .

B : Well, I'd love to, of course. But just now it would be a little difficult, I'm having the house redecorated.

A : Oh , no . It wouldn't be now. It'll be in about two weeks.

B : Two weeks, I see. Unfortunately the job won't be finished until the end of the month.

A : Oh, that's a shame. I don't know what we'll do.

B : I'm sorry. I'd help if I could.

Conversation 6

A : Is there anything I can do for you?

B : Oh, no, I'm all right. Thank you.

A : Are you quite sure? It seems that you are in some troubles .

B : Well , it's just like this , my bicycle makes an unpleasant noise.

A : Shall I see if I can get it repaired ?

B : Oh , that would bring you too much trouble .

A : No trouble at all .

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