Dialogue 1 Making a Business Call
represent vi & vt
S: Hello, Blue Company. May I help you ?
Z: Yes, May I speak to Mr. Baker please?
S: Just a minute. sir, I'll put you through.
B: Baker speaking .
Z: Mr. Baker? This is Zhang Hua.
B: How are you ,Mr.Zhang?
Z: Mr.Braker. I represent the China National Silk Corporation.
I'd like to show you some of our silk products if you like .
B: Well, but we have our regular suppliers, and we are on very friendly terms.
Z: I'm sure you'll find our rice most favorable and satisfactory It won't take long at all.
B: Ok, When would you like to come?
Anytime would be fine.
Then come around at about 9:00 tomorrow morning.
I'll be looking for you.
Thank you, Mr. Baker. I'll be there on time.
Placing an Overseas Call
overseas adv & a
Mr Huang is placing an overseas call to America from China.
H: Hello, I'd like to place a person-to-person call to New York USA.
Could you give me the rate?
30 yuan for the first three minutes and 10 yuan for each additional minute.
Ok, Please go ahead and place the call for me.
Could you tell me the number ,please?
503-629-9735. Right? May I have your name ,please ?
Yes, I'm Huang He.
Ok. Just a minute, I'll put you through.
Hello, Mr ,Smith. This is Huang He speaking .
Mr .Huang ?What a nice surprise to talk to you!
Mr. Smith. I've got something wonderful to tell you.
I'm going to New York next week to attend a conference on applied linguistics.
That'll be wonderful, I'll meet you at the airport. When will you arrive?
I'll get in at 7:30 Thursday evening. CAAC flight number 302 .
Ok, I'll see you then.
Thank you very much, It'll be good to see you. Bye.
Dialogue 3 He Will Call You Back
reach vi& vt
at the moment adv.
Good morning. Mr .Johnson's office.
Good morning. I'm calling for Mr.Johnson.
I'm sorry, Mr. Johnson is not here at the moment.
Then when can I reach him?
I'm afraid he is not available till afternoon.
Who's that speaking please?
This is Chen Gong.
Do you want to leave word for him to call you?
Yes, That would be the best, My number is 7878444, extension 6275.
I'll have Mr. Johnson call you as soon as possible Mr. Chen.
Thank you., Good-bye.
Tips On Reception of Foreigners
I came to see you yesterday.
You went shopping.
I came back.
I will come to see you tomorrow.
have you had yourd meal?
You are repairing your bike?
You ar fat (thin).
Have you found a new job?
How is your divorce?
Are you sick?
I'm so amazed that I meet you here, .