初级商务英语口语目录

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导读:www.TopSage.com大家网1 / 19初级商务英语口语目录Lesson One自我介绍 (Self-Introduction) )Lesson Two 更多了解 (Effective Question and Answer Techniques)Lesson Three 电话技巧 (Western telephone etiquette)Lesson Four 制定

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www.TopSage.com大家网1 / 19初级商务英语口语目录Lesson One自我介绍 (Self-Introduction) )Lesson Two 更多了解 (Effective Question and Answer Techniques)Lesson Three 电话技巧 (Western telephone etiquette)Lesson Four 制定日程 (Setting agenda for meetings, travel and events)Lesson Five安排事物 (Inviting, accepting, declining, offering, refusing)Lesson Six商业用餐 (Translations on foods, showing opinions)Lesson Seven 工作之余更多精品在大家!http://www.topsage.com大家网,大家的!

2 / 1964941145.docTopSage.com(Choosing and developing topics of conversation)Lesson Eight工作面试 (Job interview)Lesson Nine 办公自动化 (Office Automation)Lesson Ten商业会议 (At the Meeting)大家网,大家的!http://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网3 / 19Lesson One 自我介绍 (Self-Introduction) )Welcoming On behalf of …, I’m very glad to welcome you… It’s a pleasure to see you here. Welcome to… Thank you for coming all this way. Self Introduction Please let me introduce myself. I’m… How do you do? My name is… May I introduce myself? I’m… It’s a pleasure to make your acquaintance. My name is… Third-party Introduction It’s my pleasure to introduce you to … I’d like to introduce you to … A, let me introduce you to … A, I’d like you to meet … A, I don’t believe you’ve ever met … This is … He’s in charge of… He looks after… He’s our … Director/Manager. Offering Let me get you a coffee. Would you like a coffee? Let me take your coat. Small talk topics Travel How’s your flight? How do you like our city? Is this your first visit to…? Did you have a good trip? Was it easy to find here? Weather It’s a beautiful day, isn’t it? I heard it’s going to rain this afternoon. My flight was cancelled because of the heavy snow. There will be a storm tomorrow. Finally we’ve gotten a beautiful day. I hate the summers here. There’s too much rain and it’s usually very hot. 更多精品在大家! http://www.topsage.com 大家网,大家的!

4 / 1964941145.docTopSage.comI’m a spring/summer/autumn/winter person. Cold, isn’t it? I’m freezing. It’s lovely/sunny/warm. It was dismal/cloudy/cold/damp/wet/stormy/windy. Accommodation How’s your hotel? It’s very comfortable/convenient/luxurious. The service is excellent. It’s rather noisy/dirty. The service is rather slow. The rooms are a bit cramped. Sample Dialogue A: Welcome to ABC. I’m John Smith. I look after the accounting department here. B: Nice to meet you. My name is Susan Wong. A: Nice to meet you, Susan. How was your trip? B: Slow. It was caught in awful traffic. A: Sorry to hear that. Anyway, have you checked in? B: Yes. A: Everything OK? B: Fine. A: So how do you find our weather? B: It’s hot. When I left home, it was only ten degrees.Lesson Two 更多了解 更多了解(Effective Question and Answer Techniques)Greetings Good morning/afternoon/evening. How are you doing? How’s everything going? How have you been? What have you been up to lately? What’s new/cooking/grilling/going on? Hi/Hey/What’s up! Responses I’m doing very well. Thank you. How about yourself? Okay/Not bad/All right. How are you? Great! Thanks. What about you? Couldn’t be better! You? Same ol’.大家网,大家的!http://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网5 / 19Awful. /Couldn’t be worse. Jobs What do you do? I’m a teacher/lawyer/nurse. (profession) I work in finance/waste management/show business. (field of business) I’m in marketing/human resource/executive administration. (function) I work for the ABC Corporation. (employer) I work for myself at the moment. (self-employed) I look after the children. /I’m a homemaker. I’m between jobs right now. (unemployed) How long have you been with them? How do you like it (your job)? How’s business? Family Are you married? What does your husband/wife do? Do you have any kids? How old are they? Are they at school/at college/working? Do they still live at home? Spare time What do you do in the evenings/on weekends? Where do you spend your holidays? What do you do in you spare time? Do you like movies/gardening/sport/cooking? Origins Where do you come from? Where did your family come from? Where were you brought up? How young were you when you moved to New York? Which part of China were you born in? Sample Dialogue A: What do you do? (question) B: I’m self-employed. (answer) A: That’s great! I always want to do that. (comment) B: Well. It’s a very hard job too. (added information)更多精品在大家!http://www.topsage.com大家网,大家的!

6 / 1964941145.docTopSage.comLesson Three 电话技巧 (making and answering phone calls, western telephone etiquette)Answering the phone Hello! Good morning. Grant Hotel. Reception. Susan Park speaking. How may I help you? Susan Park’s Office. Susan Park/Susan/Park. May I know who’s calling please? May I know what this is in reference to? Asking to speak to someone May/Could/Can I speak to/with Dr. Smith please? This is John Green speaking. I’d like to speak to Dr. Smith please. This is John Green. This is John Green from ABC. Is Dr. Smith in, please? Is Susan there? Dr. Smith please. I’m with… and I need to talk with… about… I’m representing … May I speak with…, please? Asking someone to wait for a moment Would you mind holding a minute while I try to find her? Could you hold on, please? Please hold on for a second. One/Just a moment, please. Hang on. I’ll get him. Just a second. One moment, please. I’ll see if he’s in. Asking the caller to leave a message I’m sorry but he’s not here right now. May I take a message or would you like to call back later? I’m sorry but he tied up/busy/occupied/in a meeting now. Would you like to have him return your call? I’m afraid he can’t come to the phone/speak to you/take the call at this moment. Could you call back in a few minutes/later/in a little while? I’m sorry he’s not answering the phone. Perhaps he stepped out for a moment. May I have him return your call? Transferring information Could you repeat that, please? Could you say it once again? Can you say it louder/slower? Have you got that?大家网,大家的!http://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网7 / 19Could you please spell it? Anything else? Would you like me to read it to you again? Let me repeat to see if I get it.Lesson Four 制定日程 (setting agenda for meetings, travel and events)Making appointment I’m calling to make an appointment with you for next Monday. I wonder if it would be convenient to meet you tomorrow. Would it be convenient if I call on you tonight? Could you arrange an appointment with Mr. Green for me? I’d like to drop by tomorrow to talk over our plan. I look forward to seeing you at your office on July 18. Can you squeeze in some time for me next week? Suggesting a time Can you make it at 3:00 on Monday? Will 9:00 be alright/okay with you? How about/what do you think of 3:30? Let’s say about 9is tomorrow? Anytime before 6 p.m.. Anytime except Monday will be fine/okay/all right with me. I’m available from 9:00 to 3:00. Making enquires about flights I have an enquiry about the flights to London on Saturday. Have you got any morning flights on Sunday from Beijing to New York? Is it a non-stop flight? How long will the flight take? What’s the fare for a one-way/round trip to Shanghai? When does the flight depart/leave? When is the departure/arrival time? Is there a discount for a night flight? Can you put me on the waiting list? What time am I supposed to check in? Booking tickets I’d like to book a business class ticket on United Airline Flight 518 to Boston. 更多精品在大家! http://www.topsage.com 大家网,大家的!

8 / 1964941145.docrdTopSage.comCan I make a reservation for a morning flight on May 3 , please? I’d like to stop over in Chicago if it all right. I’d prefer first/business/executive/economy class. Could you book me an aisle/a window seat? Could you make arrangement for vegetarian meals? Confirming and canceling reservations I’d like to reconfirm my connecting flight reservation. I wonder if I could cancel my reservation with United Airlines to New York on November 16. Sample Dialogue A: Good morning. Can I please have your ticket and passport? How many pieces of luggage would you like to check in? B: Just this one piece. Can I carry on this bag? A: Sure. I’m sorry. Your luggage is 8 kilos overweight. B: How much should I pay for the excess weight? A: The charge for excess weight is 6 dollars per kilo. B: Guess I don’t have a choice. A: Here’s your boarding pass, ticket and passport. Have a good trip, sir.Lesson Five 安排事物 (inviting, accepting, declining, offering, refusing)Making invitations I would like to invite you to a reception next Sunday at my home. I would like to invite you to dinner at the new Chinese restaurant. Would you like/care to join us for dessert and coffee? Would you like to go to New York with me next month? I was wondering if you’d like to go to the beach on Saturday. I was wondering if you’d like to come to dinner on Tuesday evening. Can/Will you meet me at the mall after class for some shoe shopping? Can you come over tomorrow night and watch the game with us? How/what about a movie tonight? Why don’t you/not jog with me in the mornings? Why don’t you stop by for a visit on your way home? Accepting invitations Thank you very much. Thanks for your invitation. I’d be delighted to. /I’d love to. Sure. That would be fun/wonderful/great.大家网,大家的!http://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网9 / 19What a terrific idea! I’d really love to. Sounds great! Sounds like fun! Sure thing! I’ll see you there. Dinner/6:00 it is! Why don’t we! Declining invitations Thank you, but I’m afraid I have other plans for that night. Thank you, but I’m afraid I have an appointment that day. I’m sorry. I can’t go to the movie with you. I… (excuse) I wish I could, but I’m busy. Maybe another time, though. I hate to turn you down, but I must… I would love to any other time, but I’ve already made plans. Thank for asking, but… I appreciate the invitation, but I’m afraid I can’t. I’m afraid I can’t, but thanks anyway. What about a rain check?Lesson Six 商业用餐 (Chinese/western/business table manner, translations on food’s name, showing opinions)Ways of cooking Baked Boiled Steamed Stewed Braised Deep fried/pan fried/stir fried Grilled Barbecue Ways of cutting Whole Steak Chunk Diced Sliced更多精品在大家!http://www.topsage.com大家网,大家的!

10 / 1964941145.docTopSage.comShredded Mined Skewer Commenting on food It smells good/looks great/tastes delicious. The sweet potato pie is the best that I’ve ever had. Sichuan food is too hot for me. My mouth is burning. This dish tastes kind of salty/sour/greasy/stale. The soup is too heavily seasoned/plain. Proposing a toast May I propose a toast to our friendship and cooperation? I’d like to propose a toast to our distinguished American guests. Let’s drink to your promotion. Here’s to your health/pleasant trip to Beijing/a successful new year. Cheers! Asking for check May I have the check please? I’m afraid you made a mistake here. Could please make sure the check gets to me? Check, please. Paying for the check It’s on me. It’s my treat. Let me do the honor. I’ll get it this time. I insist. Let’s split it. Let’s go 50/50.Lesson Seven 工作之余 (after-work entertainments, choosing and developing topics of conversation) )Introducing topics/agendas I’m glad to bump into you. I wanted to ask you about… While we’re on the subject… I just wanted to mention… You know you mention…?大家网,大家的!http://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网11 / 19There were a couple of points I wanted to mention… The other point was… There’s just one thing I wanted to say… Changing/ending a topic Anyway, let’s talk about something else. So, let’s leave that (for later). Changing the subject for a moment… By the way… Talking of… That reminds me… Checking and clarifying Do you see what I’m getting at? Is that clear? Do you mean…? Are you saying…? Let me see if I get it clear/correctly. Do you mean…? Asking about hobbies and interests Do you have any hobbies and interests? What do you do in your spare/free time? Expressing likes and dislikes I like football. I love reading. I enjoy cooking. I adore Tom Cruise. I’m interested in antiques collections, especially Chinese antique furniture. I’m quite into golf. I’m crazy/mad about rock’n’roll. I fall for folk dance. John is enthusiastic about hiking. I don’t like soccer. I hate boxing. Expressing preferences I prefer jazz to pop. I prefer staying at home to going out with him tonight. I prefer to play badminton rather than play basketball. Joe has a preference for European movies. Of all kinds of music, I like R&B best. Classical music is my favorite music. Hip Hop is my least favorite. As far as I am concerned, poetry reading is for the birds. For me, the best time is to sit back with a cold beer in my hand. 更多精品在大家! http://www.topsage.com大家网,大家的!

12 / 1964941145.docTopSage.comI’d rather take the bus home. Sample Dialogue A: Have you watched any movie lately? B: Not really. I have been kept busy recently. A: That’s too bad. I went to watch the Red Dragon the other day. It’s really fantastic. B: Red Dragon? I haven’t even heard about it. A: What are you? From the cave? It has been an instant hit after it was put on show in the theatre. B: Well, I told you I was busy. So what was it about? A: It’s actually the prequel to The silence of the Lambs. In this one, the story of a former FBI agent Will Graham, who was nearly killed by Hannibal Lecter, is told, and it includes the initial capture of “the Cannibal”. B: Really? I have watched The silence of the Lambs. It features Anthony Hopkins and Jodie Foster, right? A: You are right. But the new movie has a stronger cast, including young talents like Edward Norton and Ralph Fiennes. Of course, Anthony Hopkins stays and still plays Dr. Lecter. B: It sounds really exciting. I should try to find some time to go.Lesson Eight 工作面试 (Job interview)About education What is your education background? I graduated from Peking University. I attended New Oriental School for its spoken English courses in 2003. I’m a law/accounting/mathematic major. I minored in finance/computer science. I have a BA/BS/BBA/MBA/MS/MA/PHD degree in Chinese literature/Computer science/finance. I received my BA degree from Tianjin University in 1999. I finished primary school in 1990, and went to middle school that September. I graduated from high school in July 1996, after which I entered Shanghai University of Foreign Studies. About honor, award and activities I won the university scholarship for three academic years. I won second prize in the English Speech Contest of our university in 2001. I’ve received the honor of the most outstanding student in 2000. I served in the schools basketball team/as monitor for class. About Experience Have you got any experience in management? I’m afraid not. I’ve jut graduated from college. Though I have no experience in this field, I’m大家网,大家的!http://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网13 / 19willing to learn. I worked as an interpreter in a foreign trade company for 3 years. I’m currently with a state-owned enterprise. I’m an administrative assistant with a joint venture company. I’m in charge of the personnel department. Reasons for quitting and application I quit due to the expiry of my employment contract. My job is not in line with my area of study. I didn’t like the working environment there and there was little opportunity for advancement. I’d like to work in a company that gives me more room for personal growth. I’d like a career that’s more dynamic and challenging. I’d love have an opportunity to further develop my abilities. Yours is a famous company with excellent management. If I have an opportunity to work in such a company, I believe I’ll be able to fully develop my abilities and obtain wider experience, and at the same time, make valuable contributions to the company. Yours is a multi-national corporation mainly engaged in manufacturing electronic products, with its headquarters in the USA. You entered China’s market 5 years ago and your products made in China are enjoying good market shares both at home and abroad. About qualification I was specially trained for this kind of job. For the past four years, I’ve been working as office director for a joint-venture. I’ve had many years of experience in customer service. I have the educational background and relevant experience required for the job. Since my past work experience is closely related to this job. I’m confident I can do this job well. I know a lot about how north China’s market works and how business is done there. Besides Mandarin, my mother tongue, I can also speak English, Japanese and Cantonese. I have been holding a driver’s license since 1999. I’ve got a certificate of CET band 6. I’m energetic and decisive. I always manage to have things done on time. I maybe kind of shy around people. But I’m working on it by creating myself more opportunities to social.Lesson Nine 办公自动化 办公自动化(Office Automation)Talking about hardware I’d like to buy a computer with up-to-date components. I’m afraid this software is not compatible with the main board. Your memory is too small to run this application software. A good model of computer includes a Pentium 2.2G processor, 256MB of RAM, a 40GB hard drive, a DVD-ROM drive, a SB live deluxe and a 17-inch monitor. 更多精品在大家! http://www.topsage.com 大家网,大家的!

14 / 1964941145.docTopSage.comTalking about virus, internet and operation Virus is a self-duplicating computer program that interferes with a computer’s hardware of operating system. In order to protect your data, you need to install a powerful anti-virus program on the hard disk. These two documents have been infected with a virus. CIH is a very destructive virus. CIH virus triggers/strikes/breaks out on the 26th of April or any month. Do you often go online? I love surfing the internet. He’s a netizen/nethead/cyber addict. John Dow has a lot of net pals. What kind of web site do you often browse? Our homepage was attacked by hackers. Do you do online shopping? You can download all kinds of cute clip arts from this site. My computer is down again. Press the right button on the mouse. Move the cursor here, and double click the left button on the mouse. Please key/type in your password. Please log in/out. Remember to save before you exit. Please backup your important documents on a mobile hard disc drive. Giving instructions Key in your password. Insert a floppy disc into Drive A. To turn on the machine, turn the power knob clockwise. Turn it counter-clockwise to turn it off. Press the button once to start the machine. To stop it, press the same button once again. If you press these two keys (ctrl and space bar) at the same time, you can switch the status from English to Chinese, or vice versa.Lesson Ten 商业会议(At the Meeting) 商业会议( )Starting a meeting Shall we get started? Now that everyone is here, let’s get down to business. We are going to discuss three problems this morning. Proceeding to the next item Shall we move on to the next item on the agenda? Let’s turn to the second problem.大家网,大家的!http://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网15 / 19How about proceeding to the next question? Guiding people in the discussion First, I’d like Mr. Hunter to briefly introduce the situation. Could you elaborate on that? Miss Brown, can we have your report now? Would you take the minutes of the meeting, Miss Jones? Would you wind up? We’re running out of time. Whose turn is it next? Coming back to the main point I think we are getting side-tracked. Shall we get back to the main point? I’m afraid we’re getting a bit off the point. I see your point, but could we please stick to the main problem here? Checking agreement Are we all agreed? Do I have your support on this? Are we all for this plan? Are we all in favor of this decision? Has anyone got any objection to this proposal? Do we all agree on this? Those in favor/against, please put up your hand. Declaring results Meeting’s adjourned. Let me take a minute to sum up the main points of this discussion. If nobody wants to add anything, we can draw the meeting to a close. That’s about all. Giving an opinion and introducing ideas I think… In my opinion, … Personally,… As far as I’m concerned,… As I see it,… Wouldn’t it be possible to… Could I make an additional recommendation? I’d like to make one more point. Agree with an opinion Yes, I quite agree. I entirely agree with you. That’s exactly what I have in mind. I’m all for this plan. I’m in favor of this proposal. 更多精品在大家! http://www.topsage.com大家网,大家的!

16 / 1964941145.docTopSage.comI can’t agree more. You’re absolutely right. Half-agreeing with an opinion Yes, I agree up to a point, but… Yes, in a way, but… Yes, I partially agree, but… I suppose so, but… Well, you’ve got a point there. There’s something in that, I suppose. Disagreeing politely I’m having a second thought on that. Well, I don’t know. Well, I think it depends. Well, I’m not sure about that. Do you think so? Are you sure about that? Disagreeing strongly No, I disagree. No, I don’t agree with you at all. No, I wouldn’t accept that for one minute.大家网,大家的!http://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网17 / 19附录: 高级商务英语口语》 《高级商务英语口语 附录: 高级商务英语口语》目录 《Lesson 1♦ ♦ ♦ ♦Formal Verbal Communication in Business ILeading Seminars Questioning Techniques Be a Leader and A Good Listener At the Same Time Giving CriticismLesson 2♦ ♦ ♦ ♦Formal Verbal Communication in Business IIFour Main Parts of a Presentation Delivery Skills What to Say When You Forget What to Say Presentation Language FocusLesson 3Cross-Cultural Communication in Business♦ Six Fundamental Patterns of Cultural Differences ♦ A General View of Corporate Culture♦ Decoding Body-language of North AmericaLesson 4Business Etiquette♦ Guidelines for Business Entertaining and Gift-Giving ♦ Acceptable Public Conduct in North America更多精品在大家!http://www.topsage.com大家网,大家的!

18 / 1964941145.docTopSage.com♦ The Art of “Small Talks” ♦ Welcome Topics of ConversationLesson 5♦ ♦ ♦ ♦Contract EnglishMain Characteristics of A Contract Elements of a Contract Commonly used Legal Terms Tips on Contract LingoLesson 6 Negotiation English♦ What You Should Know Before Negotiating ♦ Negotiation Tactics ♦ Negotiation Language FocusesLesson 7 Business Reporting♦ Research Tools and information Sources For Earnings, Performances and SEC Filing ♦ General Theory of The “Double Entry Accounting”System ♦ The Contents and The Equation of A Balance SheetLesson8Business News Reading♦ Features and Styles of Writing in Western Business Journalism ♦ What is it in an Earning Report? ♦ Idiomatic Usages and Set Phrases Often Used to Describe and Predicting Economic DevelopmentLesson9大家网,大家的!Interview Englishhttp://www.topsage.com更多精品在大家!

www.TopSage.com大家网19 / 19The ABCs of Job Interviews In North America Common questions guidelines to proper answers “Tell me something about your self” – The tone-setting question Nonverbal Pitfalls to Watch For更多精品在大家!http://www.topsage.com大家网,大家的!