FIB VOA Jingle
Functioning In Business, FIB 9D-5
Saly: Lao 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 4.”
This program focuses on Arriving at an Office.
Saly: Explanations in Lao what Functioning in Business is.
Saly: Lao word for interview
Eliz: Today, we are talking to Charles Blake.
He is in his office in Beijing. :
SFX: Phone beep
Eliz: Hello, Mr. Blake.
Eliz: Today, we are listening to your first conversation at Federal Motors.
You arrived to see Mr. Stewart Chapman.
Blake: Yes.... but he was out of the office on a personal matter.
So I met with Dave Gomez.
Eliz: Let’s listen to that conversation. MUSIC
Saly: Explanations in Lao of the phrase "personal matter" with examples.
Saly: The word dialog in Lao.
Larry: Mr. Gomez welcomes Mr. Blake to Federal Motors.
Saly: Explanations about the following dialog.
Gomez: Good morning Mr. Blake.
Welcome to Federal Motors. My name is Dave Gomez.
Blake: Pleased to meet you, Mr. Gomez.
Gomez: Nice to meet you.
Did you have a good trip to New York?
Blake: Yes, and I’m looking forward to staying here for a few days and doing some business.
Listen to these variations.
Saly: Explanations in Lao about variations.
Chinese: Listen to these variations.
Eliz: Welcome to Federal Motors.
Larry: I’d like to welcome you to Federal Motors.
Eliz: My name is Dave Gomez.
Larry: I’m Dave Gomez.
(pauseEliz: Pleased to meet you.
Larry: I’m very pleased to meet you.
Eliz: Nice to meet you.
Larry: It’s a pleasure to meet you.
Saly: The word interview in Lao
Eliz: Mr. Blake, how did you feel when you found out that Mr. Chapman was out of
Blake: Well, naturally, I was a little disappointed at first.
I was looking forward to meeting Mr. Chapman.
But instead I had to talk with someone else.
Blake: He seemed very nice, but I didn’t know anything about his background.
That made me a bit nervous.
Eliz: I understand completely, Mr. Blake.
Well, thank you for talking to us today.
Blake: Sure. You’re welcome.
Eliz: Let’s take a short break.
Saly: Explanations in Lao the word with an example.