Mr. Jones is talking to Mr. Rooney who he has just met in a cafe. They are having a conversation when Mr. Jones asks Mr. Rooney what he does for a living . . .
Mr. Jones: What do you do for a living?
Mr. Rooney: Am sorry I don’t understand the question.
Mr. Jones: What is your occupation?
Mr. Rooney: I’m a mechanic; I work in a garage on Oxford street.
Mr. Jones: A mechanic? You must do a lot of work and get very dirty.
Mr. Rooney: yes I do lots of work. Every day I fix cars and it takes a long time to get clean after work.
Mr. Jones: That is really interesting. How many cars do you think you fix in a day?
Mr. Rooney: On average I probably fix about seven cars every day I do get tired.
Mr. Rooney: What, sort of job do you have Mr. Jones?
Mr. Jones: I don’t have a job at the moment.
Mr. Rooney: why?
Mr. Jones: I’m at college learning English.
Mr. Rooney: Thanks for the chat I have to get back to work now.
Mr. Jones: yes, thanks also.
Making contact Conversation
Hello / Good morning / Good afternoon
This is Jason Brown speaking
Could I speak to Jane please
I’d like to speak to ….. …..
I’m trying to contact ……….
Introducing yourself in a work enviroment – Conversation
Good morning, Mc Donalds how can I help you?
Hello, the Grand Royal Hotel. Sarah Brown speaking what can I do for you?
Hello, this is John from Manchester college.
Hello, my name’s Peter . I’m calling from Microsoft .