Informal and Formal Telephone Conversations
Неофициальные и официальные телефонные разговоры
Договоренность о деловой встрече
Being Unable to Keep an Appointment
MR. STUNNS: Hello. Could I speak to Mr. Ivahov's secretary, please?
SECRETARY: Good morning. This is Mr. Ivanov's secretary.
MR. STUNNS: This is Stunns, of the Ministry of Transportation. I would like to know whether Mr. Ivanov has received an invitation to our Annual Meeting?
SECRETARY: Yes, Mr. Stunns, we have received your invitation, thank you.
MR. STUNNS: Is Mr. Ivanov coming?
SECRETARY: No, Mr. Stunns, he is not. I am sorry but Mr. Ivanov left town and he won't be back until next week. Haven't you received our letter informing you that he is not attending the Meeting?
MR. STUNNS: No, not yet.
SECRETARY: We sent it to the Department yesterday afternoon.
MR. STUNNS: It's a pity that Mr. Ivanov won't be able to be present at our Annual Meeting. Give him my best regards when he returns, please.
SECRETARY: Thank you, I will. Goodbye.
MR. STUNNS: Goodbye.