Oct 182012
 

Anna is still getting used to how things work in her new job. She turns to her colleagues to ask for help, but upsets Denise by sounding too bossy.

This episode looks at language for making polite requests.

Phrases from the programme:
I was wondering if you could do something for me…
Would you be able print out a file for me?
Could I have it within ten minutes please?
Could you possibly help me with the printer?
Would you mind writing your email later?


 

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