Listen to Susan Morris talking to a colleague about her arrangements for her trip.
Fill in the diary page in your book.
MAN:When are you off then?
SUSAN:I'm leaving on Sunday night.
MAN:What's your schedule?
SUSAN:I arrive in Singapore on Monday.
The plane lands at five thirty in the afternoon and Mr Wong's meeting me at the airport.
Tuesday's busy day.
I'm attending the conference in the morning
and in the afternoon I'm meeting Mr Goh.
SUSAN:One of the new agents.
MAN:Oh.Are you seeing Mr Hu?
SUSAN:Yes,I'm seeing him on Wednesday.
We're inspecting the factory in the morning
and I'm having dinner with him in the evening.
MAN:You've got a full schedule!
SUSAN:Oh,that's not everything.
I'm free on Thursday but I'm going to the fair on Friday
and then on Saturday I'm catching the 12 o'clock plane to Sydney.
MAN:What are you doing in Sydney?
Unit 8 Lesson 2
Listen to Asad Latif arranging a meeting.
Write the appointment in the diary in your book.
LATIF:Hello,Mr Alberti.This is Asad Latif from Bombay Cotton.
ALBERTI:Oh,hello Asad.How are you?
LATEF:Fine,thank you.I'm calling because I'm visiting Rome next week
and I'd like to arrange a meeting with you.
ALBERTI:Certainly.When would you like to meet?
LATIF:Are you free on Wednesday?
ALBERTI:I'm afraid that I'm seeing our auditor in the morning.
LATIF:I have a meeting in the morning,too.What about the afternoon?
ALBERTI:Yes,the afternoon is OK.
LATIF:Is 3 o'clock all right?
LATIF:Good.I'll see you on Wednesday,the tenth of March at 3 p.m.Goodbye.
Unit 8 Lesson 3
Listen to this conversation with another agent,Gabor Dombradi.
When is the meeting?
SHAW:Is that you,Gabor?This is Frank Shaw.
DOMBRADI:Oh,hello Frank.Nice to hear from you.
SHAW:Listen.I'm coming to Budapest in October
and I'd like to call in to discuss the marketing of the XJ3.
DOMBRADI:Great.When are you planning to come?
SHAW:Well,I'm visiting someone in Warsaw on the fourteenth and fifteenth.
I thought I'd fly to Budapest on the evening of the fifteenth.
Would the sixteenth be OK?
DOMBRADI:Let me check my diary.
Right.Here we are. Er... yes!I'm free on the sixteenth.
SHAW:Right.Wednesday the sixteenth.Would be morning suit you?
DOMBRADI:Yes,that,would be fine.
SHAW:OK.Shall we say nine o'clock?
DOMBRADI:Can we make it half past nine?
SHAW:Oh,yes.That's fine by me-I'll be a little tired by the end of this trip!
I'll just make a note of that.I'm seeing someone in the afternoon,
and I can book my flight to Prague for that evening.
Well,nice talking to you,Gabor.
I'll see you on the sixteenth at nine thirty.