Feb 192013

In this episode of the English at Work: Language to use when networking

It’s the big day of the International Plastics Conference and a good opportunity for the staff at Tip Top Trading to promote its business. Mr Socrates, the big boss from America, is also there and he wants a quiet word with Paul. What does he have to say?

Language to use for clearing up confusion:

This week’s programme focuses on the language that you might use when you are trying to make new business contacts at a conference.

Phrases from the programme:

Excuse me, hello, I’m Anna. I work as a Sales Executive at Tip Top Trading.
Can you tell me about your company?
Can I briefly tell you about what our company does?
I think we might be able to help you.
Here’s my business card should you want to call.

English at Work 48 – Face-to-face Transcript Video


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