Apr 022013

In this episode of the English at Work: Language for offering and accepting promotion.

Mr Socrates has sacked Paul from his position as manager of Tip Top Trading and he’s offered Anna a promotion to be the new boss. But will she accept?

Language related to being offered and accepting a promotion:

This week’s programme focuses on the language you may hear if you are offered a promotion and what to say in return:

Phrases from the programme:

This promotion recognises your achievements at the company.

It’s an opportunity of a lifetime.

You would be my right-hand man/woman.

And what you might say:

I’d be delighted to accept. Thank you.

When would I start?

Could we discuss the terms and conditions of the new job?


English at Work 61 – Decision time Transcript Video


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