C.使用工作场合中常用的套话使得交流更加自然。例如：Shall we get down to our business?
D.在讨论中表达同意时所用的句型：I think so. / You are right. /That’s quite true. /Definitely. /I have the same view. /I share your concern. /That’s a good point. / No doubt about it.
E. 在讨论中表达不同意时所用的句型：That’s true but…. Yes I know but…. I understand but…. I don’t think that I agree with you. I don’t think so. I can’t agree with you. I have some difficulty with your view.
Attending Trade Fairs
Your company has been invited to take part in a trade fair, which will take place during the busiest time of the year. You have been asked to decide whether staff should be sent to this trade fair.
Discuss and decide together:
*what the advantages and disadvantages are of attending trade fairs
*which members of staff would most usefully represent a company at a trade fair
Model Answer 1:
A: You know our company has been invited to this year’s Guangzhou Trade Fair in July. But July is our busiest time. So we have to decide whether to send our staff to attend this fair. What’s your opinion?
B: I think we should send our staff because….
A: I agree with you. From my point of view, we should…because….
B: Which members of staff will you choose to represent our company to attend the fair?
A: My ideal members of staff are … You know…
B: I think that is the exact reason why we should …
A: I am very happy that we hold the same idea.
B: So let’s make this decision.
A: Ok. I’ll let our boss know our decision this afternoon.
A: You know our company has been invited to this year’s Guangzhou Trade Fair in July. But July is our busiest time. So we have to decide whether to send our staff to attend this fair.
B: I think we should send our staff because…
A: To be frank, I don’t agree with you…
B: But the fact is we can benefit much more from sending our staff to the fair than keeping them at work. You know…
A: Ok, maybe you are right.
B: Let’s move to the next agenda. Which members of staff should our company send?
B: I agree with you. …
A: Ok. Let’s make this decision.
B: Ok. I’ll let our boss know our decision this afternoon.
An international conference on tourism will held soon. You have been appointed to a committee which will make recommendations on how your region should be promoted at the conference.
●Which types of tourist attractions and facilities generate most income from foreign visitors?
●How other attractions and facilities should be promoted effectively to foreign visitors?
Your company wishes to recruit more young business graduates. You have been asked to produce a recruitment video, which will be used to attract more job applications from business students.
●What types of information about the company to include in the video?
●Which members of staff should be involved in making the video?
Your company has recently singed an agreement with a foreign company, which means that foreign business people will be working in your company for short periods. You have been asked to help with preparations for their arrival.
●How to familiarize foreign business people with the working practices of your company?
●What arrangements need to be made for the foreign staff for outside working hours?
A local newspaper is planning a series of articles about successful companies in the area, including your company. You have been asked to communicate with the newspaper about the content of the article on your company.
●What kinds of information about the company should be included?
●How the company could benefit from the newspaper article?