Chapter 1 Daily Office Routines
Introduction and greetings
Let me introduce Mr. Jackson to you.
Allow me to introduce Mr. Norton to you.
Allow me to introduce you to Mr. Norton.
I’d like to introduce Peta to you.
I’d like you to meet my friend Edward.
Meet my friend Edward, please?
Let me introduce my friend to you.
Who is the lady in white?
Could you introduce me to the new assistant manager?
Paul is our accountant.
Cathy Will will be our manager from now on.
Have we been introduced?
Let me introduce myself.
May I introduce myself?
My name is Marcle Pervers.
Just call me Peda.
What’s your family name?
Your name just doesn’t come to me.
I am delighted to see you here.
It’s a pleasure to meet you.
I’m pleased to meet you.
The pleasure is mine.
I’m sorry. I didn’t catch your name.
How large is your family?
What’s your nationality?
I think I’ve seen you before.
I’ve heard so much about you.
Bronson is always talking about you.
Dialogue 1 Glad to meet you
Ben, I’d like you to meet Mary, a new co-worker in our company.
Glad to meet you. Guess we’ll be working together.
Yes. She’ll be working closely with you. Could you show her around?
Sure, come with me please.
Dialogue 2 I just started a couple of weeks ago.
Hi, there. My name is Elbert Cerke.
You’re new around here, right?
Yeah. My name is Angelina Hellen. I just started a couple of weeks ago.
Welcome to our company. If there is anything I can do for you, let me know.
Thanks. I’ll appreciate that.
Dialogue 3 I didn’t catch your name.
Hello. My name is Kalven, the assistant to the marketing manager.
Hi, Kalven. Pleased to meet you. My name is Pierce.
Sorry. I didn’t catch your name.
Oh, my name is Pierce.
Would you mind spelling it?
Not at all. That is P-i-e-r-c-e. Pierce
Thanks. Nice to meet you Pierce.
Dialogue 4 You have a special accent.
Good morning, Mr. Cerke. I’ve been sent over from the after sale service department to fill in for Paul Jackson.
Oh, really? Nice to meet you? You have a special accent. Where is your hometown, if you don’t mind me asking?
Not at all. I was born in Japan. But I came to China when I was ten years old.
I guess that must be what I am hearing. A little difference from accent of Chinese people.
Dialogue 5 How do you like China so far?
Mary, this is Joe. The new director of our export department.
I’m very pleased to meet you.
It’s a pleasure to meet you.
How do you like China so far?
It’s really different from what I expected.
Don’t worry. You get to used to it at no time.
Dialogue 6 Welcome our board
Welcome our board.
Thank you. I’m delighted to be working here. Shall I meet my colleagues?
Sure. Come with me. Mary, I would like you to meet our new co-worker, Jerry. He just graduated from Guangzhou University.
Nice to meet you.
I am new to the working world. I would appreciate your guidance.
Well, I will try my best to assist, if you need any help.
As the other guys are still not in. I will introduce you to them later.
Dialogue 7 I’m happy to work with you.
Ben, this is Angelina. Your new co-worker.
Hi, Angelina. Welcome to our board.
I’m happy to work with you.
Ok, now Let’s continue the tour and your introductions. Let’s go to the second floor. We can take the elevator over there. It’ll be faster. This is Edward, our accountant; and Paul, our cashier; and Meg, my sectary. This is Angelina, our new employee.
Welcome to our group.
It’s good to be here.