LESSON NINE (THE NINTH LESSON)
(to be learnt by heart)
Mr White. 'Let’s have a 'look at the ~\diary. | 'What are the en'gagements for to~\day? |
Secretary. 'Mr Pe'trov has an ap'polntment for "Ven. I And 'then there’s a 'conference at “Vhree. |
Mr White. 'Get the 'documents ready for the “^confer* ence. | I’m a'fraid 'these 'bills will f keep me 'busy till “^twelve. |
Secretary. 'Shall I ar'range for 'Mr Pe'trov to f come “plater?
Mr White. "\Yes, you’d “^better. | Phone him f straight a way and ~Vhen at'tend to the "^documents. j Secretary. 'Very ~\good. |
Secretary. 'Could I 'speak to 'Mr Pe'Vrov, please? | Bobrov. He’s on a'nother 'line at the "^moment. | 'Would you hold *\on? |
Secretary. I'm a'fraid I~\can’t. | I’ll 'leave a^message for him. 'Will you 'please 'ask him to 'call at 'Mr 'White’s 'office at^twelve -o’clock instead, of^ten? |
. Bobrov. 'All fright. | I’ll 'let him "^know. |
ACTIVE WORDS AND WORD COMBINATIONS
a diary to be on the phone
an appointment to get smb. on the phone
to have (to make, to' keep, to straight away
call off) an appointment to attend to smith,
to appoint to see to smth.
appointed a message
to arrange to leave a message (for smb.
an arrangement with smb.)
to make arrangements to call on smb.
to phone smb. to call at smb.’s place
(See Vocabulary (or Lesson 9, p. 410)