Business English Lessons

Office Basics: 8 Units:

Samples:

1. Machine Problems
2. Mail Room

Talking to Coworkers: 6 Units:

Samples:

1. Talking to Co-Workers
2. Asking for help or offering help

Late or No Show: 6 Units:

Samples:

1. A Little Late
2. Very Late

Talking to the Boss: 5 Units:

Samples:

1. Talking to the Boss
2. Asking for more work

Computer Related: 8 Units:

Samples:

1. Removable Disk
2. Hard Drive

Talking to Subordinates: 7 Units:

Samples:

1. Talking to your Subordinate or Direct
2. Project Change

Email: 8 Units:

Samples:

1. Asking for Email Address
2. Requesting information through email

Business Trips: 5 Units:

Samples:

1. Business Trips
2. First time business trip Q’s

Offices and Cubicles: 4 Units:

Samples:

1. Office and Cubicles
2. Cubicles

Explanations and Presentations: 3 Units:

Sample:

1. Explanations and Presentations General

Review Process: 5 Units:

Samples:

1. Performance Review Period
2. Achievements

Meetings: 5 Units:

Samples:

1. Before the meeting
2. Canceling a Meeting

Quitting or Leaving Work: 4 Units:

Sample:

1. Quitting or Leaving Work

Phone Calls: 6 Units:

Samples:

1. Phone Call
2. Telling person you will call them back

 

Overview

Machine Problems

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There are many things to say while in the office. Something can go wrong with the printer, or you could be wondering why a package didn’t arrive. The next several short lessons will be about Basic Office scenarios.

“Do you know what’s wrong with the printer?”
“Who do we call to report a problem with the printer?”
“When is the printer going to be fixed?”
“The printer next to the break room is broken. Where is the other printer?”
“The copy machine is jammed again.”
“The copy machine is broken.”
“We need to get the copy machine fixed.”
“A technician is coming this afternoon to fix the copy machine.”
“Where is the paper for the copy machine?”
“We need to order more paper. We’re running low.”