Dialogue 1 At the Airport.
Excuse me, are you Mr. Wilson from the United State or America?
Yes , I am.
I'm Mei Wen,the secretary of China National Textiles Import & Export Corporation.
How do you do. Miss Mei.
how do you do, Mr.Willson, Welcome to China.
Thank you. It's very kind of you to come to meet me at the airport ,Miss Mei.
It's my pleasure , I hope you will enjoy your stay here.
Thank you , I'm sure I will.
Did you have a pleasant flight?
Yes, quite a nice flight.
I'm glad to hear that , Now shall we go and see about your baggage?
Yes, Where is the bagage-claim area?
Notes : Where is the baggage-claim area?
It's down there at Gate No 5. How many pieces of baggage do you have?
Here we are , Could you point them out?
Yes, This blue one, and that black one.
Since you have picked up your baggage. and now let's proceed through the customs.
Since you have picked up your baggage,and now let's proceed through the customs.
proceed through the custom
Dialogue 2 At the Customs
Welcome to China. May I see you passport . customs and health declaration forms?
Notes : May I see you passport , customs and health decaration forms.?
customs and health declaration forms
Yes, here you are .
Let me see. You have a tourist visa. Where will you be staying ?
Beijing. Shanghai, and some other cities.
Do you have anything to declare.?
Yes, I have some foreign currency and a few gifts to declare.
Then fill out this currency declaration form please.
What's in your suitcases? May I see it?
Yes, my clothes and some other personal belongings. Do contrabands.
May I see the gifts you mentioned.
Yes, here they are.
Do you have receipts for this gold watch and the necklace .?
Yes, I do.
I'm afraid you have to pay quite a sum of duty on these valuables.
They are dutiable articles.
How much shall I pay for these?
Here is 100 Yua
And here is the receipt.
You are through now. Mr. Baker.
Hope you will enjoy your stay in China.
Thank you, Could you please tell me where I can exchange my money?
Yes, go right out those doors and you'll see the exchange window straight ahead.
Dialogue 3 On the Way to the Hotel
The city is really beautiful.
Yes, it is . Where shall I be staying ?
you'll be staying at the Garden Hotel.
Is it a first class hotel?
Yes, it is one of the best in the city.
It's really hot . is it an air-conditioned hotel?
Yes, of course.
We have reserved a room with a private bathroom.
At the Garden Hotel, twenty-four-hour room service is guaranteed.
At the business center, services including copying ,typing telex and facsimile are available.
The hotel offers a complete convention service.
It has a nice restaurant ,a bar and a laundry etc.
Sounds great, But is it conveniently located?
Yes, it is located downtown We, shall get there soon, It is only about a fifty minutes ride.
Mr. Li what about tomorrow's arrangement?
I'll pick you up at the hotel at 8:30 in the morning and our general manager will be meeting you in our company at 9:00.
In the afternoon you both will attend a news conference Is that all right?
That's all right.
Here we are, Mr Brown.
This is the Garden Hotel.
Let's go in and go to the recepion desk.
Good It's really a beautiful hotel.
Welcome to Our Hotel
Good morning What can I do for you?
Good morning .We have reserved a sinle room for Mr. Williams from Britain.
Mr. Williams. just a minute please I'll check the list .
Yes I have the reservation Mr.Williams .John William from London.
How do you do Mr. Williams? Welcome to our hotel
I am Xiao Hui. a reception clerk.
How do you do Miss Xiao!
Would you please fill out this hotel registration form?
Yes, here you are , I'd like a room on the Sunny-side ,please.
Yes, it is on the sunny side.
What's my room number?
Number 605 ,on the sixth floor.,
The elevator is at the end of the hallway on the left.
You can collect the key to the room from the floor attendant at a counter near the elevator.
Thank you, Miss Xiao, But is it a room with a bathroom?
Yes, it has a private bathroom.
What's the rent for it?
One hundred and fifty Yuan per night.
Is the service charge including.
Yes, it is.
Is there a special rate by the month?
Yes, there is a 10% discount.
That's fine .By the way, where is the restaurant.?
It is on the ground floor.
What are the dinning hours?
Breakfast is from 6:00 to 9:00 ,lunch from 11:00 to 2:00 and supper from 5:00 to 8:00.
Thanks. Do you have any daily in English?
Yes, You can get a copy of China Daily if you like.
Mr.Williams .may I look at your passport for a moment?
Yes, here it is.
Thank you, Then you can go to your room.
The bellboy will send your baggage up right away.
It's late . I must be leaving.
See you tomorrow, Mr. Williams.
See you tomorrow Miss Zhang.
fill out this hotel registration form
a room on the sunny side
Is there a special by the month?
a 10% discount
on the ground floor
The dining hours
Tip On Reception of Foreigners
How to Receive Foreign Guests?
Before the foreign guests arrives , you should reserve a room at at hotel for him.
Usually the hotel must be comfortable,air-conditioned,
and the most important is that each room must be equipped with a private bathroom ,because western guests usually insist on having a shower every day.
When the foreign guest arrives ,you can either meet him at the airport or at the train station in person or send a representative to meet him.
Never let him go to your unit by himself.
Upon the arrival ,.foreigners usually like to go to their hotel room immediately.
On the way to the hotel ,you can have some casual and friendly talks with him but you should never try to get down to business right away.
But you should never try to get down to business right away.
get down to business
At the hotel , help him to go through formalities and tell him about the next day's program.
Notes: At the hotel ,help him to go through formalities and tell him about the next day's program.
go through formalities
Usually you should let the guest walks on the right.
It is polite for you to open the door for him and let him go through the door first.
It is offending to call a young lady madam, and you should not ask her about her age, salary ,and some other private matters.
You can't smoke unless you are permitted.
Make sure that you're clean and tidy.
On a formal diplomatic occation, it is best to dress in black or blue.
Don't be humble or pushy, but show respect for him and his customs.
You must be punctual and keep your promise.
When shaking hands, you can use a little strength, but not too tightly.
You should always use please, thanks in your talks.
Get ready to help your guest whenever he has troubles.