Business English. Time for your meeting.
Weiwei: Dr Luckket, it's time for our meetings.
Dr Luckett: Thank you. I'll be right there. Hello, I'm Dr Lin Luckett. I'm glad you can make today's meeting. We'll make a breath. Give us 25 minutes, we'll give you the world of business.
Consultant: How are things in the graphic design business, Mr Height?
Roy: Great, I really like being my own boss.
Consultant:You started your own business last year, didn't you?
Roy: Yes, right after I was laid off.
Consultant:Wasn't you working at an advertising firm?
Roy: Before they downsized.
Consultant:In the end, being downsized worked out. Your new business is a success.
Roy: As I said, it's good to be your own boss. No one can lay you off.
Consultant:Your graphic design business has worked out for you.
Roy: It has. Even Tailor Associates uses my design services.
Consultant:That's right. Didn't you design our logo?
Roy: I designed your logo and your letter head.
Consultant:You're going to do our website, too, right?
Roy: If I get into web design.
Consultant:If? web design is a logical next step for a graphic designer.
Roy: Perhaps, but it's a big step.
Consultant:So, you've come to us to...
Roy: I've come to you for advice. I need to expand. I need to grow.
Consultant:You want to expand into designing website...
Roy: I want to design website. No, I have to design website. But,...
Consultant:But with expansion comes investment.
Roy: Yes, I need to invest in computers and personnel.
Consultant:You'll need powerful computers to do web design
Roy: And skilled designers to use the computers.
A: We have coffee and tea. Which would you prefer?
B: Tea, please. Tea, thanks
A: We have cold tea and hot tea. Which would you prefer?
Dr Luckett: Miss Wei, How do you think the meeting went?
Dr Luckett: Let's go to another one.