場景1緊急預約(A last minute appointment)
A: Joe, can you squeeze me in sometime today?
B: That’s a big order, Jane. I am really swamped.
A: I know what you’re saying, but I have to go over the books with you before I go see our tax guy.
B: Right. Okay, let me see what I can do. How about 1:30 right after my lunch meeting? It won’t take more than a half hour, will it?
場景2：預約延期(Delaying an appointment)
A: I’m afraid we are really short staffed this week, Mr. Crandal. I’d like to accommodate you, but I just don’t think I’ll have the time.
B: Are you telling me you’re not going to meet with me?
A: Not at all, sir. I’d just like to push it up to next week. I’ll have a lot more free time at the beginning of next week.
B: Well, I don’t like it, but I guess I don’t have any choice.
場景3：秘書組織會議(Secretary schedules a meeting)
A: Mr. Crane’s office. Sandy speaking. May I help you?
B: Hi, Sandy. It’s Walter Knight. I need to book some time with Mr. Crane.
A: Certainly, Mr. Knight. When would you like to meet with him?
B: Can you see what his schedule is like on Wednesday?
場景4：商務會面( Making a sales appointment)
A: Good morning, Mr. Emory. I was hoping to set up an appointment with you for sometime this week.
B: Hmm. I’m pretty booked up this week. Let’s move it up to next week.
A: Fine, Mr. Emory. Would next Monday at 4:00 o’clock be all right for you?
B: Let me take a look. All right, that’s no problem. See you then.
A: Paul, can I set up a time with you to go over the training manual?
B: Sure. Let me just grab my calendar. All right. I’m free all day Tuesday and Thursday morning.
A: Tuesday morning is good for me. How about 10:30 in my office?
B: Okay. Sounds good. See you then.
A: Hi, good morning.
B: Hi, good morning. Nice to meet you.
A: Nice to meet you, too, what do you do, please?
B: I'm a teacher, how about you?
A: Oh really? My sister is a teacher, too. I'm an office lady.
B: Sounds like a good job, do you like it?
A: Yes, I like it very much. Where do you teach?
B: I teach in No. 1 Middle school, and you?
A: I work in a company on Renmin Road.
B: Great! My brother works there, too.
A: Oh? Good. I have to go now, bye.
A:Good morning, may I help you?
B: Yes, please. I want to buy a dress.
A: Oh, good. What color do you like?
B: I want a red one.
A: How about this one?
B: Nice. Can I try it on?
A: Yes, go ahead.
B: How much is it?
A: It's 70 yuan.
B: Good, I'll take it.
A: Thank you.
A: Tell me about yourself and your past experience.
B:I have worked as an executive secretary for five years, first for a trading company, and now I am working for a trust company. I interact well with peers,clients, administrators and bosses. I thrive on challenge and work well in high-stress environments.
A: How are your typing and shorthand skills?
B:I can type 100 Chinese words a minute and take dictation in English at 150words a minute.
A: Can you operate computers skillfully?
B:Yes, I can. I have received some special training in computers. Besides I amgood at operating common office ma-chines,such as fax machines and duplicatingmachines.
A: Sometimes we are very busy and need to work overtime. How doyou feel about that?
B:That's all right. But could you tell me how often and how many hours I shouldwork overtime?
A: It just depends. If we have important visiting delegations,you have to stay with us. It's not unusual.
B:Mr. Smith, I'd like to ask you a question.
A: OK, please.
B:What specific duties would I perform if I am hired?
A: Nothing different from a secretary's common responsibilities.However, you know , our company is an international trade-oriented company. Canyou handle English papers and write English correspondence?
B:Yes. I'm specialized in English secretary studies at college and that's one ofthe main parts of my present job.
A: What are your salary expectations?
B:I really need more information about the job before we start to discuss salary.Maybe you could tell me what is budge-ted for the position.
A:￥4000，with raises afterthe half year according to your competence.
B:I think it's acceptable and I really like the job. And when can I know thedecision?
A: We'll inform you of our final decision by early August. Doyou have any other questions?
B:No. Thank you for the time.