At work-related events Introducing people Im … / My name is … This is … Hes / Shes in sales Hes with Nokia Greetings Pleased to meet you / Nice to meet you Good to see you again You, too Asking about business Hows business? Replying Not bad, thanks Fine./ OK. / Not too good. Oh, really? Sorry to hear that
At work-related events Offering a drink / replying Would you like a drink? How about coffee? (Another drink?) Thanks very much. Id love one. Yes, please / No, thanks. Saying goodbye See you later Nice talking to you. Goodbye. See you soon.
Two friends meeting –Hi! –Hi! How are you? (or How are things? or Hows life?) – Fine thanks, and you? (Fine thanks, what about yourself? or Not bad. or Can't complain)
Introducing a friend to a work colleague –Sarah, have you met my colleague John? or –Sarah, I'd like you to meet my colleague John. –Pleased to meet you, John. or –Nice to meet you, John." –Nice to meet you too, Sarah. or –Hello, Sarah. –How was your trip? or Did you find our office easily?
Questions What / name? Where / from? What / job? Where / office? How / business?
True or False 1.Patrick Keller is a Sales assistant 2.Diana Vincent is a Sales Manager 3.Hiroshi Ito is Mayumi Nittas assistant 4.Dan Marshall is in Finance 5.Jimmy is pleased to meet Dave 6.Business is good