Business: Formal Introduction

 

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Good morning, I don't think we have met.
Good morning. No we haven't. My name is David Brown.
Pleased to meet you Mr. Brown. My name is Elizabeth Peters.
How do you do, Mrs. Peters?
I'm doing quite well. How about yourself?
Good as well. What company are you working for?
I'm with Ferox, a computer company based in Chicago.
Have you met Mr. Smith from Compex? He specializes in computer engineering.
No, not yet.
Let me introduce you to him. I think you would be interested in learning about his business.
Sounds good.
 

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Good morning, I don't think we have .
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Good morning. No we haven't. My is David Brown.
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Pleased to you Mr. Brown. My name is Elizabeth Peters.
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How do you , Mrs. Peters?
 
 
 
I'm quite well. How about yourself?
d o i n g
 
 
 
Good as . What company are you working for?
w e l l
 
 
 
I'm Ferox, a computer company based in Chicago.
w i t h
 
 
 
you met Mr. Smith from Compex? He specializes in computer engineering.
H a v e
 
 
 
No, not .
y e t
 
 
 
Let me introduce you to him. I think you would be interested in learning about his .
b u s i n e s s
 
 
 
Sounds good.
 

Learn more important phrases

I'm responsible for sales and shipping.
He takes care of the garden department.
I'm in charge of a small local company.
It's a pleasure to meet you.
I would like to introduce myself.
I'm currently working on a new project.
Do you have a business card?
It has been really interesting talking to you.
I'm responsible for sales and shipping.
 
He takes care of the garden department.
 
I'm in charge of a small local company.
 
It's a pleasure to meet you.
 
I would like to introduce myself.
 
I'm currently working on a new project.
 
Do you have a business card?
 
It has been really interesting talking to you.
 
 
 

Cultural Notes

Shaking hands and eye contact are important parts of greeting and meeting new colleagues.

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Speak a dialog

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Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Ms.Peter
Good morning, I don't think we have met.
You
Good morning. No we haven't. My name is David Brown.
Pleased to meet you Mr. Brown. My name is Elizabeth Peters.
How do you do, Mrs. Peters?
I'm doing quite well. How about yourself?
Good as well. What company are you working for?
I'm with Ferox, a computer company based in Chicago.
Have you met Mr. Smith from Compex? He specializes in computer engineering.
No, not yet.
Let me introduce you to him. I think you would be interested in learning about his business.
Sounds good.
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Good morning, I don't think we have met.
David
Good morning. No we haven't. My name is David Brown.
Pleased to meet you Mr. Brown. My name is Elizabeth Peters.
How do you do, Mrs. Peters?
I'm doing quite well. How about yourself?
Good as well. What company are you working for?
I'm with Ferox, a computer company based in Chicago.
Have you met Mr. Smith from Compex? He specializes in computer engineering.
No, not yet.
Let me introduce you to him. I think you would be interested in learning about his business.
Sounds good.
 
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