A: Hello! Welcome to Guangzhou Fair.
B: Thank you. I’m from America. Here is my business card.
A: Glad to meet you, Mr. Smith. My family name is Wang and here is my name card.
B: Great! This is my first visit to the Fair. Everything is new to me. Would you please give me some information?
A: Glad to. The Fair is a big gathering taking place twice a year. Thousands of businessmen from more than a hundred and fifty countries and regions are here to trade with China.
B: What about your company?
A: Ours is a company specializing in exporting leather products. And what about yours ?
B: My shoes firm has a high standing in my country. My bank is the City Bank, New York. You may refer to it for my references.
A: Good morning, Mr. Wang!
B: Good morning, anything special?
A: A Mr. Wilson called ten minutes ago. He wanted you to call back. Here is his number.
B: Thank you. Miss Zhang, ...............................Everything is ok?
A: I am worried about the hall decoration.
A: It should be completed by October 9th, and we have only one more week.
B:I think we will have to try our best. What about the transport of the exhibits.
A: So far so good! I think they’ll be here on time.
B: Good. I want everything on good order before the fair. By the way, Miss Zhang, the opening ceremony will be held on October 10. Have all the visitors been notified?
A: Yes, sir. VIPs included. I sent them formal invitations a week ago.
B: Have you prepared the guidebook, which includes the introduction and schedules of the fair?
A: Yes, I have also prepared a fair memo.
B: Good. By the way, will you help me to type these letters and mail them immediately?
A: Yes, of course.
B: And please phone Mr. Smith in New York and confirm his flight.
A: I will do that right after I finish typing these letters.
B: One final thing, please ask Mr. Zhao to come to my office now. I want to talk to him about the fair.
A: Ok. I will.
A: Pure silk carpets are marvelous. Our company has a great interest in these carpets.
B: What kind of design would you like?
A: Both the Chinese and the Turkish.
B: And what size do you want?
A: Small wall carpets, say 4 feet by 3 feet. And would you tell me how many carpets you can manage to produce by early December?
A: We would want 10000
B: That’s a lot. I can’t promise you 10000 by early December, but can confirm 5 000.
A: Thank you. Now what is the price per piece?
B: We have a fixed wholesale price for this carpet. That’s $30 each.
A: But we are dealing with a bulk purchase……………
B: Ok. We can offer you a 5% discount.
A: That sounds nice.
A: Good morning, can I help you?
B: Yes, I’m interested in your range of toys for children.
A: Right. We’re got some new models here. If you come this way, I will show them to you.
B: Could you tell me something about them?
A: Well, the toys on the right are machine toys, electronic toys, electrical toys and intellectual toys, suitable for children from the age of five upwards. The toys on the left are bamboo wooden toys, plastic toys and plush toys, suitable for children under five. They are all available from stock.
B: Quite interesting.
A: They’ve only been on the market for a few months, but they already are very popular.
B: How about the prices?
A: The recommended retail prices can be found on the price list. Here is the price list, Sir.
B: Thank you. What about delivery time?
A: We can deliver the goods within the days upon receipt of your order.
B: I’d also like to get some information about the discount. .........................................
A: Well, it depends on the size of the order. I’ll have to check that. Perhaps could you give me your name and address?
B: Here’s my card.
A: Thank you. Would you like a copy of our brochure in the meantime?