Oct 252012

Tip Top Trading’s big boss, Mr Socrates, has announced a new strategy to sell plastic fruit to Europe and, hopefully, keep the company afloat. But, before the real work begins, it’s time for him to enjoy some good English hospitality at the pub. But after drinking a few pints of beer, Mr Socrates says things he shouldn’t.

This programme focuses on tactfully telling your Boss to keep the conversation professional.

Phrases from the programme:
It’s not appropriate to talk like that
Could we change the subject, please?
Can we keep our conversation professional, please

English at Work 28 – Home truths Transcript Video


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