bbc english at work:introduction
大家好我是昊宇欢迎收听 bbc 英语教学推出的新系列《白领英语》。这办公室里的故事将为他家提供 很多职场技巧。 在接下来的几分钟里我带你到伦敦塑料水果公司之一 tip top 贸易公司参观。 你将认识那里的 几位职员，公司的生意可全靠这些人的辛勤努力了。 快来吧，咱们一起偷着听听这位可能成为 tip top 贸易公司新职员的求职者是怎么应对面试的。我说 ‘可能’的意思就是，她眼下仍在为申请销售员的职位接受面试呢。能不能通过，谁也说不准…
anna: firstly, this job is an ideal match for my skills and experience: i've spent several years working in sales and i get on with people easily. well, i mean, apart from the ones i don't like of course!... secondly, i know tip top trading is one of the fastest-growing companies in london, and i want to be part of that.
paul: that's absolutely right. tip top trading is the fastest-growing company in the plastic fruits sector. anna! 说得好！我敢肯定如果她被录用一定会成为该公司的栋梁之才。不过决策人是经理 paul , 我们 刚才已经听到他说话了。他是个很不错的人，只不过是工作上有点儿缺乏条理，但是在业务上出了问题 的时候，他得站出来说话负责，你听…
paul: yesterday was not a gre
at day. two clients came in with serious complaints. mrs kumquat received a delivery of imitation bananas that were purple – not very convincing, and mr lime ordered grapefruits, but got pineapples. tom!
tom: yeah, listen...
paul: were you responsible for these errors?
tom: well... yes, but -
paul: look, mistakes happen. but it seems that mrs kumquat left our offices even angrier than when she came in and she says she will never use tip top trading again!
tom: i tried my best.
paul: hmmm. 说得好 tom! 我还来没来得及介绍 tom 了，他是公司的销售总管，很能干。
tom: (on phone) tom speaking. yah! frankie! so what's the latest, are we on? 不过他的人际交流能力需要提高，不信你听。
tom: my computer has crashed. i've lost my phone. and there's a big, big problem with my timetable. i have two meetings scheduled at the same time with two extremely important clients. i can't do them both at once! 我说得没错吧！我们都知道每个办公室都需要有一位能干的助理，那 tip top 也不例外了，这位助理 就是 denise， 她的工作包括协助，组织，还有沏茶倒水…
denise: oh sorry excuse me, here's your tea paul.
paul: thanks denise. 不过有一点。denise 特别喜欢说话 but goodness! she likes to talk…
denise: really! 'denise do this! denise do that!' i'm telling you sharon, i've almost had enough! i get treated like i'm some kind of servant! 那就是典型的 denise! 我觉得咱们该走了，好让他们继续工作。你刚刚听到的就是 tip top trading. 日后我们还会认识更多人，所以欢迎你登陆 bbcukchina.com. 跟随我们的《白领英语》系列。我们 下次再会！