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I Have an Appointment to See Mr. Chapman, Stewart Chapman, at Ten Thirty


FIB VOA Jingle

Functioning In Business, FIB 9C-5

Saly: Opening

FIB Opening

FIB 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 “A New Customer, Part 3.”

This program focuses on Offers and Requests.

MUSIC

Interview: Receptionist at Federal Motors

Larry: Interview

· a receptionist Lao Translation

· an administrative assistant Lao translation

Eliz: Today, we’re talking to Ms. Sylvia Silverstone of Federal Motors.

Ms. Silverstone was the receptionist who greeted Mr. Blake on his first visit to Federal Motors.

SFX: Phone beep

Eliz: Hello, Ms. Silverstone.

Sil: Hello.

Eliz: Today, we are listening to a conversation you had with Mr. Charles Blake of International Robotics in June of last year.

Sil: Oh, yes. I remember.

Mr. Blake arrived at our office expecting to meet with Mr. Chapman.

Eliz: Let's listen to that conversation.

MUSIC

Dialog: FIB Dialog, Blake at Federal Motors

Larry: Dialog

Saly : The word dialog in Lao

Larry: Mr. Blake has an appointment to see Mr. Chapman, but Mr. Chapman is out of town.

Saly : Instructions in Lao

Sil: Good morning, sir. Can I help you?

Blake: Yes. I have an appointment to see Mr. Chapman, Stewart Chapman, at ten thirty.

Sil: Oh, Mr. Chapman. Can I have your name please?

Blake: Yes. The name is Blake, Charles Blake of International Robotics.

Sil: All right, thank you. Just a moment please.

(pause)

Yes, there’s a Mr. Blake here to see Mr. Chapman.

Oh, I see, thank you.

(pause)

Uh, Mr. Blake. I’m sorry. Mr. Chapman is not here today.

Blake: Uh-huh...

Sil: Uh, but there’s a Mr. Gomez who can come talk to you.

Would you take a chair and wait for a moment?

Blake: Okay, sure. Thank you.

Sil: Thank you.

MUSIC

Language Focus: Variations

Larry: Variations.

Listen to these variations.

Saly : Instructions in Lao

Eliz: I have an appointment to see Mr. Chapman.

Larry: I’m here to see Mr. Chapman.

(pause

Eliz: Can I have your name please?

Larry: Could you please give me your name?

(pause)

Eliz: The name is Blake, Charles Blake.

Larry: My name is Charles Blake.

(pause)

Eliz: I’m sorry. Mr. Chapman is not here today.

Larry: I’m afraid that Mr. Chapman isn’t here today.

(pause)

Eliz: Would you take a chair and wait for a moment?

Larry: Would you mind waiting here for a moment?

(pause)

MUSIC

Saly: Brief explanation in Lao the above dialog

Sil: Good morning, sir. Can I help you?

Blake: Yes. I have an appointment to see Mr. Chapman, Stewart Chapman, at ten thirty.

Sil: Oh, Mr. Chapman. Can I have your name please?

Blake: Yes. The name is Blake, Charles Blake of International Robotics.

Sil: All right, thank you. Just a moment please. (pause)

Yes, there’s a Mr. Blake here to see Mr. Chapman.

Oh, I see, thank you.

(pause)

Uh, Mr. Blake. I’m sorry. Mr. Chapman is not here today.

Blake: Uh-huh...

Sil: Uh, but there’s a Mr. Gomez who can come talk to you.

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