Introductions and Greetings 介紹與寒暄
A：I'm Butler Smith. Nice to meet you, Lily.
B：Nice to meet you.很高興認識你。
●Let me (Allow me) introduce Mr. Jackson to you.讓我來介紹一下杰克遜先生。
●May I introduce myself? 如果你不介意，我想介紹一下我自己。
●It's a pleasure to meet you.很榮幸見到你。
A：Rosa, please allow me to introduce our Vice Minister Ms. Wu to you.
B：How do you do? I have heard your name many times before.
●I've heard a great deal about you. 久仰大名。
●The pleasure is mine. 這是我的榮幸。
●It's nice to meet you. 見到你很高興。
A：What's your full name? 你的全名叫什么?
●Your name, please? 請問你怎么稱呼?
●How do you pronounce your last name? 你的姓怎么讀?
How do you spell your surname? 你的姓怎樣拼寫?
A：Hi. Have we met before? 嗨. 我們以前曾見過面嗎?
B：I don't believe we've met.我不認為我們曾見過面。
●Don't I know you? 我好像認識你。
●May I introduce myself? 我可以自我介紹一下嗎?
A: Good evening! I don't believe we've met before. May I introduce myself? My name is Jack.
B: It's a pleasure to meet you. My name is Lucy.
A: I'm very happy to meet you. You're from the United States, aren't you?
B: Yes, I'm from Salt Lake City.
A: I've been to Salt Lake City a few times. I really like your city.
B: I'm glad to hear that. I think it's the nicest city in the United States.
A: Hello, I'm Tom. You are…?
B: Hi, Tom. I'm Mary.
A: Nice to meet you. Where are you from?
B: I'm from Korea.
A: Really? How nice! How long have you been in the U.S.?
B: Three years.
A: That's a long time. Have you been back to your country?
A: You must miss your home.
B: Sure. I miss my family and friends.
A: How do you like America?
B: Pretty nice. I met some friendly people.
A: I'm one of them, right? Just kidding.
B: You do look nice.
A: Thank you so much. Very nice to meet you. Hope to see you again.
B: Me too. See you later!
A: Good afternoon. I'm afraid we don't know each other. Allow me to introduce myself. My name is John Smith. I'm from New York.
B: Yes, I can tell from your accent that you're American. My name is Li Ming. I'm a secretary. I've traveled the trans-Pacific routes before, and I know how tiring they can be.
A: I feel as crisp as a new dollar bill.
B: Glad to hear it. How about eating first?
A: Oh, thank you very much, but I think I'd better to have a rest.
B: You're welcome. Would you like an informal dinner with us tonight?
A: This is a good idea.
B: See you at eight, tonight then.
A: OK, see you tonight.
A: Mr. Sun, I'd like you to meet Mr. Jonathan Mitchell, salesmanager for Northern Reflections of Canada. Mr. Mitchell, Mr. Steven Sun, general manager of Apex Trading.
B: It's very nice to finally meet you, Mr. Mitchell, after so many phone calls and faxes. I'd like you to have my business card.
C: Thank you very much, Mr. Sun. Please accept mine.And please, call me Jonathan.
A: If you don't mind, Jonathan, while you and Mr. Sun get acquainted, I'd like to check the arrangements for the meeting.
C: You're certainly on top of things, Helen.
B: (Looking at Helen.)You'll find Ms Helen Tayler is a force to be reckoned with at Apex Trading.
A: Thanks for the vote of confidence, Mr. Sun. I'll be right back. (Leaves room.)
C: She appears to be a top-notch young person, Mr. Sun. Talent and enthusiasm like that are hard to find.
B: Don't I know it. She's doing a great job for us. And please, call me Steven.
C: Steven, can you tell me in a nutshell what the retail market is like in China?
B: Well, as per capita income goes up and up, the growth sector seems to be in the top-end.
C: Retail is going upscale here? China is certainly growing more quickly than I had imagined.
B: Yes. Things certainly have changed since I was a boy. We've developed very quickly.
C: Do you think the trend will continue?
B: I don't see why not. We do have some problems, but we are still willing to work hard and wages aren't too high at this point.
C: Everything I've seen so far is very impressive. Very impressive indeed.
A: OK. My name is Harvey Judd. I'm the Chief Purchasing Officer with Hale and Hearty Foods. I'm responsible for finding new products for the company to sell. Today I'm going to introduce to you my colleagues in the International Department, that is, if I can get anyone to speak to me. Everyone's so flat out…Ah, there's Victoria. Hi, Vicky.
B: Hello Harvey… Goodbye, Harvey.
A: Please Vicky…
B: Harvey, I prefer Victoria, if that's OK.
A: Oh, sure, sorry. If you could just give your name, your title and a description of what you do.
B: Oh, is this for tomorrow?
A: It's for our promotion at the Beverage Fair, yes.
B: OK. My name's Victoria Song. I'm Assistant International PR Manager. I establish and maintain relationships with our overseas partners.
A: Thanks, Vicky.