A new version of this lesson is available here: BEP 21 あ – 電話スキル: 通話を開始する
This is an intermediate level Business English Podcast on making telephone calls in English. Some of the key language phrases we cover in this episode are: 自分と発信者を識別する, 電話の目的を述べ、メッセージを残す.
These telephone calls are about a contract between a large aircraft company and one of its suppliers, also known as a subcontractor. The contracts department from the client is calling to ask about a proposal it is expecting from the supplier for a new contract. すべての提案を受け取るまでの時間は非常に短い, そして今のところ, 航空機会社はこのサプライヤーから何も受け取っていません.
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