In today's lesson(Monday, January 17, 2005)we'll begin with a business dialog. This dialog is between Mr. Epstein, Mr. Blake, and Ms. Graham. Mr. Epstein introduces Ms. Graham to Mr. Blake. After the introduction Mr. Blake and Ms. Graham begin their business dialog with a small talk. One of the questions in the small talk Ms. Graham asks Mr. Blake is "Is this your first trip to the west coast?"