2011年11月9日 星期三

電話英語 - 結束電話--10

. 2011年11月9日 星期三

171. I recognized your voice right away.
我一听就知道是你的聲音。
172. I'm calling to ask you some question about Jim,you knowhim,don't you?
我打電話來問一下有關吉姆的問題,你認識他,對吧?



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173. Oh,Mary,I'd better go now.
噢,瑪麗,我要掛電話了。
174. Is the boss coming by?
是老闆過來了?
175. OK. I'll let you get back to your work.
好,回去工作吧。
176. I'll call you again later,OK?
我過一會兒再打給你,好嗎?
177. Call me at home.
打到我家來。
178. Certainly,I'll make sure he gets your message.
當然,我一定會轉達您的話。
179. Hello! Is that you,Tom?
餵,你是湯姆嗎?
180. I'd know your voice anywhere.
你的聲音我到哪裡都聽得出。
181. I can't believe I got hold of you at last.
我真不敢相信終於和你聯繫上了。
182. I tried to contact you by phone several times,but you werenot in.
我給你打了好幾次電話,但是你都不在。
183. Oh,somebody's at the door. I have to go.
噢,有人來了,我得去開門。
184. And I have to say“good-bye”.
我不得不說再見了。
185. Nice talking to you.
很高興跟你通話。
186. Same here,bye-bye.
我也是,再見。
187. What's your FAX number,please?
你的傳真號是多少?
188. I'll think about it and call you back to discuss it to some de-tails soon.
我考慮一下,然後儘快打電話給你具體討論這件事。
189. I'll be looking forward to hearing from you.
我期盼你的回音。
 
Dialogue A
 
(A:Mary B:Julia)
A:Hello. I wish to speak to Julia.
B:This is Julia speaking.
A:Oh,how do you do,Julia. This is Mary speaking.
B:Mary,I recognized your voice right away. I'm glad you calledme.
A:Julia,listen,um…I'm calling to ask you some questions aboutJim,you know him,don't you?
B:Sure.
A:What's he like?
B:Well,why are you asking adout Jim?
A:Well,I want to try and get a part-time job at his store…
B:Oh,well,Jim's a nice guy…I mean he'll give you decenthours,a decent wage,and plenty of breaks.
A:Well,that sounds good. Um,what does he look like? I've gotto meet him at the Sunset Restaurant for lunch and I can't re-member.
B:Oh,well,he's about thirty-six…
A:Hu-hum.
B:…six-foot-two…
A:Right.
B:…oh,has dark,wavy hair with a little gray at the temples.
A:Oh,sounds kind of nice.
B:Mm.
A:Um,is he,a formal kind of guy,or does he dress casually?
B:Oh,he rarely dresses casually. He always wears three-piece suitsand ties——dresses very much in style. Oh ,Mary,I'd better gonow.
A. Is the boss coming by?
B:Yeah,and I have to finish this report by four.
A:OK. I'll let you get back to your work.
B:I'll call you again later,OK?
A:Call me at home. I want to hear all about him.
B:(business like,to cover up)Certainly,I'll make sure he getsyour message. Good-bye.
 
Dialogue B
 
(A:Philip B:Tom)
A:Hello! Is that you,Tom?
B:Philip! Yes,this is Tom.
A:Oh,how do you know it's me?
B:I'd know your voice anywhere.
A:I can't believe I got hold of you at last. And what have you be-ing doing?
B:Yeah,I haven't been home a lot lately. And I've had a lot ofwork and social engagements. Oh,Philip,when did you getback to London?
A:I just came back about a week ago,I tried to contact you byphone several times,but you were not in.
B:Sorry,Sorry. Did you have a nice holiday,then?
A:Lovely. I went to Scotland and travelled aroud.
B:Did you go up to the Highlands?
A:No. I stayed at a hotel near Loch Lomond for a few days andcame back to London down the west coast.
B:Did you have good weather?
A:Quite good,and everybody was very kind. People aren't quitesuch a hurry up there you know.
B:How I admire you! Oh,I feel like I'm under too much strainthese days. I need a holiday indeed.
A:Well,I suppose so.
B:Oh,somebody's at the door. I have to go. And I have to say“good-bye”. Nice talking to you.
A:Same here,bye-bye.
 
Dialogue C
 
(A:Receiver B:Mr.Kent)
A:Hello,Australian Trading Company. Can I help you?
B:Hello. Yes. This is Mr. Kent of Oriental Ltd. We are interestedin the carpets advertised by you and I think the carpet will finda rea​​dy market in our country.
A:May I have your specific inquiry? If you make an inquiry,wecan offer you firm.
B:Could you give me some idea about your prices?
A:Well,if you please,I can send our price sheets to you by fax.
What's your fax number,please?
B:688​​5486. If your prices are favourable,we can place the order.
A:By the way,enquiries for carpets are getting more numerous.
You'd better place your order as soon as possible.
B:I see. Well,I'll think about it and call you back to discuss it tosome details soon.
A:OK,I'll be looking forwad to hearing from you. Good-bye.
B:Good-bye.
 
Words and Expressions
 
recognize vt.認識到;識別;承認
past-time 逝去的時光
guy n. 〈美俚語〉傢伙;人
decent a. 1.正派的;端莊的
2.相稱的;合宜的
wage n. [常用複數][按週發的]工資
temple n.太陽穴,額頭
formal a.正式的;外表的
casually a.偶然的,不注意的
rarely ad.很少;罕有
style n.文風;風格;時髦
businesslike a.認真的;一板一眼的
social a.社會的;社交的,交際的
engagement n.訂婚,婚約;約定,約會
Highlands n.高地,高原
Scotland n.蘇格蘭
coast n.海岸,海濱
hurry up 匆忙;慌忙
admire v.羨慕,讚賞,欽佩
stair n.樓梯
suppose vt.讓;猜想;假定
Loch Lomond (地名)洛蒙德湖
carpet n.地毯
advertise vt.為……做廣告
market n. (交易)市場;菜市(場)
inquiry n.詢問;調查
firm n.商號;商行
sheet n.被單;(一)張,(一)片;大片
favourable a.好意的;贊成的;順利的
place the order 定購;訂購
enquiry n.調查;詢問
numerous a.數量大的,數目更多的

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