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I really Like it when our Listeners Send us e-mail


VOA Station ID

Functioning In Business(FIB 8E-4)

Lao Opening

FIB Opening

MUSIC lead-in and then background

Eliz: Hello, I’m Elizabeth Moore. Welcome to Functioning in Business!

MUSIC swells and fades

Larry: Functioning in Business is an intermediate level business English course with a focus on American business practices and culture.

Today’s unit is “Keeping in Touch, Part 2.”

This program focuses on Talking about the future.

Saly: Functioning in Business is an intermediate level business English course with a focus on American business practices and culture.

Today’s unit is “Keeping in Touch, Part 2.”

This program focuses on Talking about the future.

(In Lao)

MUSIC

Story Interlude: Talking about e-mail

Larry: OK... and we’re off the air.

SFX: Door opening, footsteps.

Kathy: (VO) You know, I really like it when our listeners send us e-mail.

Max: Yes, it’s great.

Eliz: I love e-mail too.

Kathy: Hi, Elizabeth. So do you use e-mail in your radio show, too?

Eliz: Oh yes, I couldn’t do my show without e-mail.

Max: Do you use e-mail at home, Elizabeth?

Eliz: Yes, I do. I keep in touch with all my friends that way.

Boris and I send e-mail to each other all the time.

Even my mother.

Kathy: Your mother uses e-mail?

Eliz: Oh yes, she decided one day that she wanted to give it a try.

Now she e-mails me almost every day.

Kathy: That’s great that you can stay in touch that way.

Eliz: Well, excuse me. It’s time for my show.

Larry: Alri-i-i-ght. Quiet please. Music...

Interview: Blake and Epstein Parting

Larry: Interview

Saly: Interview in Lao

Epstein discusses his final meeting with Mr. Blake(in Lao).

· a prospective customer Lao translation

We wanted to stay in touch. Lao translation

Eliz: Today, we are talking again to Mike Epstein from his San Jose office.

SFX: Phone beep

Eliz: Hello again, Mr. Epstein.

Epstein: Hello.

Eliz: Today, we’re listening to your conversation with Mr. Blake.

It took place after Ms. Graham rejected Mr. Blake’s proposal.

Epstein: Oh, yes. I remember that we were both a little sad.

Eliz: Yes, and you talked quite a bit about the future.

Epstein: That’s right! We wanted to stay in touch.

Eliz: Let’s listen to that conversation.

MUSIC

Dialog: FIB Dialog,

Larry: Dialog

Saly: Dialog (in Lao)

Epstein: So listen, what are your plans from here?

Blake: Well, tomorrow I’m flying to New York in the afternoon to meet with some prospective customers.

Epstein: I certainly wish you the best of luck out there.

Blake: Thank you.

Epstein: Also, I’d like to ask if you could just keep in touch later.

I’m very interested to know what happens.

In the future, we never know what’s going to happen.

But it may be possible for us to work together.

Blake: Okay. I certainly will, Mike.

MUSIC

Language Focus: Variations

Larry: Variations.

Listen to these variations.

Saly: Listen to these variations (in Lao).

Eliz: What are your plans from here?

Larry: What are you going to do next?

(pause)

Eliz: I wish you the best of luck.

Larry: Best of luck to you.

(pause)

Eliz: I’d like to ask if you could keep in touch.

Larry: I’d appreciate it if you could keep in touch.

(pause)

Eliz: I’m very interested to know what happens.

Larry: I’d like to know what happens.

(pause)

Eliz: It may be possible for us to work together.

Larry: We may be able to work together.

(pause)

MUSIC

Saly: Learing specials words: blanket and bleed(instructions in Lao)

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