Dec 122013
 

For many people, business socialising is a very important aspect of working life – but some people find it quite tricky, especially if English isn’t their first language.
In this special business edition, Neil and Feifei explore basic business socialising language – and find out what to do if you can’t quite remember someone’s name!

Business socialising: Key phrases

Finding out someone’s name:
I think we’ve met before, haven’t we?
You must be…
I can’t quite remember your name.

Apologising:
Of course, how silly of me to forget.
Oh yes, of course, I’m so sorry!

Moving on:
How are things with you?
How are you?

 


 
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