Taking a Message
Mr Barnes: Hi, Kathy, is everything all right?
Miss Hughes: Yes sir.
Mr Barnes: Any incoming calls?
Miss Hughes: Yes sir, a certain Mr Ross called form Medica Supply Ltd.
Mr Barnes: What does he want? I hope he doesn’t want to sell anything.
Miss Hughes: No, sir. He’d like to ask for a tender about advising his company.
Mr Barnes: Ah, a new customer then. Great. Do you have his data, Kathy?
Miss Hughes: Yes, sir. I’ve put it on your desk.
Mr Barnes: Thanks. I’ll tell Parry to call him instantly. And Kathy…?
Miss Hughes: Do you mean your coffee, sir?
Mr Barnes: You read in my thoughts. That’s it.
Telefonos üzenetek bemutatása
Leaving a Message at a Company
Secretary: Hello, Barnes&Smith Assistance Ltd, Kathy Hughes speaking.
Mr Ross: Hello, this is John Ross from Medica Ltd. May I speak to Mr Barnes please?
Secretary: Sorry, sir, Mr Barnes is abroad now. Can I take a message?
Mr Ross: Yes, please. I would like to ask Mr Barnes to make an appointment.
Secretary: Sure, sir. Please, tell me what it’s about.
Mr Ross: I’d like to ask for a tender about advising my company.
Secretary: Right. Let me take some data. What is the exact name of the company?
Mr Ross: Medica Pharmaceutical Supply Ltd.
Secretary: …Ltd. Would you give me an address and a phone number please?
Mr Ross: 413 High Street. And the phone number is 3555-417. It is a direct line to my office.
Secretary: Thank you, sir. May I get your name once more?
Mr Ross: John Ross, with double‘s’.
Secretary: Right. Mr Barnes will call you back as soon as he gets indoors again this afternoon.
Mr Ross: Thank you very much. Goodbye.
Visszahívás cégvezető megbízásából
Calling Back on Commission
Mr Ross: Hello, Medica Pharmaceutical Supply Ltd., John Ross speaking.
Mr Parry: Good afternoon Mr Ross, this is Thomas Parry, on behalf of Barnes&Smith Assistance Ltd. You have left a message at our secretary.
Mr Ross: Barnes and Smith? Oh, sure.
Mr Parry: As far as I am informed, you would like to ask our company to advise you.
Mr Ross: Well, I am only enquiring after a tender for the time being.
Mr Parry: I see. Would you like our representative to visit your company and make an introductory survey?
Mr Ross: Yes, of course.
Mr Parry: Which day during this week would be the most suitable for you?
Mr Ross: Thursday definitely, but I do not yet know exactly when.
Mr Parry: OK. Is it good for you if our representative calls you later on this week to agree on the exact time?
Mr Ross: Perfect, thank you!
Mr Parry: You are welcome. I do hope we can win your satisfaction.
Mr Ross: I hope so, too. Thank you for calling me back.
Mr Parry: Not at all.