Feb 282013
 

In this programme you can find out how to give someone some bad news.

Introducing bad news Example of bad news
I’m afraid… you didn’t get the grades
we’ve got to cancel your holiday
we’re not going to be able to offer you the job
your dog’s died
I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news for you: you didn’t get the grades
we’ve got to cancel your holiday
we’re not going to be able to offer you the job
your dog’s died
Unfortunately, I’m afraid … you didn’t get the grades
we’ve got to cancel your holiday
we’re not going to be able to offer you the job
your dog’s died
I’ve got some bad news for you, I’m afraid: you didn’t get the grades
we’ve got to cancel your holiday
we’re not going to be able to offer you the job
your dog’s died
Say something positive too
You did really well in your interview, but…
It’s not all bad news though because you can apply to another university.

 

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