Work with a partner and practice the dialog with the people in the table below. Use the full dialog from the bottom of the Making Appointments Lesson.
One student can be the person being called and the other can be the receiver of the call. Change parts of the dialog is you are able to.
|person||Anna Shope||Michael Greg||Thomas Chen||Mohammed al Faisal|
|company||Sumatra Sprocket||Rio Conveyor Systems||Software Advisors, Inc.||Panama Banking Trust|
|calling||Victor Lee||Jimmy Gale||Yun-Ja Yee||Roberto Soto|
|reason for appointment||production problems with your order||show you some new more- efficient conveyors||demonstrate the latest in project management software||restructuring the trust for your children|
|first suggested date and time||Tuesday at 5 p.m.||the 12th at 11 a.m.||next Monday at 2 p.m.||tomorrow at 6:30 p.m.|
|agreed date and time||6 p.m.||the 14th at noon||Tuesday at 2 p.m.||5:30 p.m.|
Activity 2. Work with a partner and and use the dialog, but use your own names and information for your own companies. Go around the room and practice with at least three different students. Be sure to exchange roles.
Business English Making Appointments Activity