BEP 53 – 顧客サービス: 苦情の処理 1: 共感する

Good customer service is essential to success in any industry, but it is particularly important in the service and hospitality sector. “Hospitalitymeans treating guests well; and here, we’re talking specifically about hotels. Because service is so vital to hospitality, hotels are a good place to look for excellent service practices.

So today we’ll be listening in on a phone call from an angry customer at the Majestic, a five-star hotel in Shanghai. By listening to a bad example and a good example of service practice, we’ll be studying skills that are useful in any industry, no matter whether you are dealing with internal or external customers.

We’ll see that a very important part of handling angry customers is showing empathy: Empathy is similar to sympathyit means showing that you understand the customer’s pain.


1) How does the customer, Steve, learn the service associate’s name?
2) What is Steve’s problem?
3) How could Jenna have handled the complaint better?

1) When Steve says, “I’m at the end of my rope,” what does he mean?
2) What does Sandy do to calm Steve down?

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BEP 23 – 電話をかける: 難しいお客様への対応

A new version of this lesson is available here: BEP 23c – Telephone English: 行動を起こす

最近のビジネス英語ポッドキャストで (BEP 22), 私たちは電話で英語で話すときに技術的な問題に対処する方法を見ました. 今日, 発信者の問題に対処する方法について話します, もちろんそれらは扱いがはるかに難しいです! だが, 適切な言語とフレーズで, あなたが助けたい発信者を示すことができます, 問題を解決する手助けができることを安心させます.

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