VOA 商务英语Lesson 13
T: I hope Ms.Edersion considers employees attitude in her decision.
G: I’m sure she will. She understands that employees have to be happy in their jobs.
T: if they don’t have good a attitude, they won’t work well.
G: they have to have a good attitude during training too.
T: absolutely ,especially when they are learning new skills.
G: like learning computer skills.
T: becoming computer literates can be frustrating.
G: talking about having a bad attitude.
A: this is a difficult decision for the board
G: the bottom line is always time and money
A: true ,we are concerning with the initial costs
G: there are costs to both alternatives
A: costs in both time and money
G: and of course ,you don’t want any downtime
A: there will be some lost time, but we have to minimize it
G: as I said , it all boils down to time and money
A: to minimize downtime, we are going to do both on the job and off site training
G: how ? by spliting the workforce into two groups?
A: half will train off site but during normal working hours
G: and the other half will tain on the factory floor with new machines
A: by alternating two groups, we can keep the productions going
G: that will minimize the downtime but you still have the oops factor, do you know ?
A: yes, but production will increase as soon as the workers are up to speed
G: then you will be able to keep up with relailors demand
A: and keep our workers
G: sounds like a win-win situation
A: let’s take a break and get some lunch
B: I’d like to but I can’t ,I’m too busy
That soulds like fun, but I can’t ./ what a good idea, but I can’t / I wish I could but I can’t .
I have too much work to do/ I don’t fell well /I have another appointment