实用交际英语(十四)

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Conversation 1

A : Mr.James. I know that office hour is up now, but could you work during the weekend and finish the translations?

B : Well , unfortunately I have got something to do this weekend. But let me see...

A : Oh , I'm sorry . However, if you could help me out, I'll double the pay for the hours worked.

B : That's very kind of you . How soon do you really need them?

A : I'll need them for the conference on Monday afternoon. Do you think it can be done by then?

B : I'll try.

A : Thank you very much , Mr.James.

 

Conversation 2

A : Mary , could you please come in for a short while?

B : No problem.

A : Mary , I'd like you to meet Richard, Our new executive in the marketing.

B : Nice to meet you , Austin.

A : Welcome to our department. I hope you'll like it here.

B : By the way , Richard will assist me in the planning work . I hope you can work well together.

A : Sure, if you've got any problem you can ask me .

B : Thank you . It's very kind of you .

A : Richard , Mary is a very helpful and experienced secretary indeed , and I'm sure you will find out.

B : Thank you , sir . I'll try my best to assist Richard in his work.

 

Conversation 3

A : What a busy week !

B : Really ! I've never seen so much work .

A : Right. How are you going to spend your weekend?

B : I don't know. I have no idea.

A : Would you like to play some tennis with me before going home?

B : I'm not good at sports, I have never played tennis , and I know I would be terrible.

A : You should try it . It's a great game. Come on , let me help you .I'm a good player, and a good teacher, too. What do you say ?

B : OK , but don't say I didn't warn you .

A : That was a pretty good shot, Mary .

B : Thanks . This is fun!

A : Let me help you with your serve . I think that with a little help you can be a good player.

B : No one has ever tried to show me how to play a sport before. Maybe I should learn to do something.

A : Of course, you can . All you need is a little help and a lot of practice.

B : Do you really think I can be a good player?

A : Well , maybe not a Michael Zhang, but better than the average. Person would you like to play again Wednesday ?

B : Yes. This has been fun.

 

Conversation 4

A : Good morning , sir . Can I help you ?

B : Yes, I'd like to see the manager. Here's my card.

A : Thank you , Mr.Wang. Do you have an appointment?

B : No, I'm afraid I don't . Is it possible for me to see him now?

A : I'm afraid Mr.Li is engaged at the moment. Would you mind waiting ?

B : Well, how long will it be ?

A : About half an hour.

B : That's too bad. I can't wait that long. I have another appointment at ten.

A : Can the Assistant Manager meet you instead?

B : No , I have discussed the details about sales of our new equipment with the manager on the telephone yesterday.

A : Do you want to make another appointment?

B : Yes, I suppose that's the best thing I can do for now. I'll be here on Thursday morning at 10 o'clock . Is that all right?

A : Yes, I'll make a note of that and ask Mr.Li to confirm.

 

Conversation 5

A : Good morning . So this is the first day for you to work here, I hope you'll like your job.

B : Good morning , Ms.Wilson. I've got a lot to learn from you . I think I'll enjoy working with you .

A : I hope so . Now let me tell you your duties here. This is your desk . Please sit down.

B : Thank you .

A : Your main duty is to answer the phone calls and transfer them to the person wanted.

B : I see . What if the person wanted is out?

A : In that case, you are supposed to ask the caller to leave a message.

B : Is there anything else I should do ?

A : Yes , you are responsible for keeping all files in order.

B : All right.

A : If you have any questions. I will help you .

B : Thank you .

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