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Business Chinese -吉娜和戴夫在隔间里 – Chinese School

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Dave:          Do you think maybe it would be better to just talk to Vince? Explain the situation?

戴夫:         你觉得去跟文斯说会不会好一点?解释这整个情况?

Zina:           No way. I want the satisfaction of 1) squishing this bug myself. Plus, what if it’s Vince?

吉娜:         门都没有。我要自己享受压扁这只虫子的满足感。而且若文斯就是那小子怎么办?

Dave:          I don’t think so. Your admirer seems kind of sweet. Aren’t you even a little 2) curious about him?

戴夫:         不会吧。你那仰慕者似乎还蛮贴心的。难道你对他一点都不好奇?

Zina:  He’s just a 3) distraction, like a mosquito buzzing in my ear. I want no distractions.

吉娜:         他只会让人分心,就像耳边蚊子嗡嗡叫。我才不要分心。

Dave:          A little distraction might 4) do you some good, Zina.

戴夫:         稍微分点心或许对你有好处,吉娜。

Business Chinese – 体验篇—应聘信息产业的工作- Chinese School

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

应聘信息产业的工作

互联网已成为名副其实的当今最大的富翁制造工厂,网络人才变得越来越吃香,其中最走俏最赚钱的是下列三类人才:软件工程师、游戏设计师和网络安全师。
BASIC EXPRESSIONS  基本句型表达

1) I have eight years of experience working in the IT industry.
我在信息技术行业已经有八年的工作经验了。

2) I have been working as a project manager for a dotcom.
我一直在一家网络公司当项目经理。

3) I抳e been searching for a while now to find a company that had a business model and corporate philosophy like yours.
我一直在寻找一家具有贵公司这样商业模式和公司理念的公司。

4) I am excited and interested in the idea of developing business relationships through e- commerce.
我对通过电子商务发展商业关系的理念很感兴趣。

5) Who are your financial backers?
你们的金融资助者有哪些?

6) Who are the key competitors?
你们的主要竞争对手是谁?

7) Does the company have a plan for the IPO?
贵公司对新股发行有何计划?

CONVERSATIONS  会话
(A=Applicant   I=Interviewer)
Dialogue 1
I:  Tell me something about yourself and your past experience.
A:  I have eight years of experience working in the IT industry. For the past two years, I have been working as a project manager for a dotcom. I am also PMI certified. I抦 looking for a team environment where I can join the excitement of building a company.
I:  What experience have you had that qualifies you for this position?
A:  I have worked on a variety of projects and jobs in the high tech industry. I wanted to have the experience of working for a dotcom and have learned something about being in on the ground floor of a business.
I:  What attracted you to this job?
A:  I抳e been searching for a while now to find a company that had a business model and corporate philosophy like yours. I am interested in working for a company that provides products and services to the K-12 education market. My background is in this field, and my strength is in building relationships and solving problems. I am excited and interested in the idea of developing business relationships through e-commerce.
I:  What qualities do you think are important to this position?
A:  To have a combination of technical and business knowledge and to be very results-oriented. My past record shows that I have those qualities and more. Because of my business acumen and technical know-how, the teams I have managed accomplished outstanding results, including booking more than $50 million in online revenue.
I:  When have you been most motivated?
A:  When I have a specific project to complete, I like to know the specifics of a project   from beginning to end. I like definite deadlines and I like to meet those deadlines. I expect some deviation from the original plan, but I try to stay focused and not let myself drift too far. I have great attention to detail and like to take my time and do it right the first time.
I:  Why did you leave your last position?
A:  I抳e set some goals for myself and my career, and unfortunately I抦 at a standstill in my current situation. I have begun to explore options available before I spend too much time in a job where I can抰 advance. My goal is to continue to take on new responsibilities and be a key contributor to the success of an online venture.
I:  What are your salary expectations?
A: I really need more information about the job before we start to discuss salary. I抎 like to postpone that discussion until later.
I:  Do you have any questions?
A:  Yes, I do. Who are your financial backers? Who are the key competitors? Does the company have a plan for the IPO? What would you say is the best thing about your product or service?
I: 说说你自己和过去的经历吧。
A: 我在信息技术行业已经有八年的工作经验了。在过去两年中,我一直在一家网络公司当项目经理,而且得到了项目管理协会的认证。我想找一个有团队精神的环境,共同体会创建公司的兴奋。
I: 你有什么样的经验能使你胜任这个职位?
A: 我在高科技产业完成过很多项目,做过不同的工作。我想在网络公司工作,并学会了一些商业上的基础知识。
I: 这份工作有什么吸引你的地方呢?
A: 我一直在寻找一个具有贵公司这样商业模式和公司理念的公司。我很兴趣为K-12教育市场提供产品和服务的公司工作。我有这方面的经验,我的优势就是能够建好人际关系并能解决问题。我对通过电子商务发展商业关系的观念很感兴趣。
I: 你认为这个职位最重要的品质是什么?
A: 同时具备技术和商业知识,而注重结果。我过去的履历表明我具备这些品质而且还有更多的品质。由于我在商业上很敏锐以及懂得技术,我负责的团队取得了显著的成绩,包括预订的在线收入超过五千多万美元。
I: 你什么时候最有动力?
A: 当我有一个特定项目要完成时,我想知道项目从头到尾的具体细节。我喜欢有个最后期限,同时喜欢在最后期限前完成任务。我知道会和原来的计划有所偏离,但我会把握好方向不让自己偏离太远。我很注意细节,喜欢多花点心思把事情一次性做好。
I: 你为什么离开了以前的工作?
A: 我为自己和我的事业设定了一些目标,但不幸的是,目前情况下我一直处于停顿状态。我开始寻求各种可能的选择,不想在一个不能使我得到发展的工作上花费太多的时间。我的目标是继续接受新任务,成为在线企业成功的灵魂人物。
I: 你期望的薪水是多少?
A: 在讨论薪水前,我需要更多了解工作方面的事情。我愿意以后再讨论这个问题。
I: 你有什么问题吗?
A: 是的,你们的金融资助者有哪些?你们的主要竞争对手是谁?贵公司对新股发行有何计划?贵公司的产品或服务有何最大的优点?

Business Chinese – 面试篇—谢绝职务- Chinese School

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

谢绝职务

由于某些原因,你可能不想接受这个职位,所以在接到被录用的通知时,一定要坦白告诉对方你的决定。谢绝职位时,可以诚恳地说出自己的想法,并要感谢对方录用自己。
BASIC EXPRESSIONS  基本句型表达

1) I抎 like to tell you that you can come to work for us.
我想通知你你可以来我们公司工作了。

2) I am sorry but I just accepted another offer that I feel is more suitable to my needs.
很抱歉,我刚接受了一个我认为更符合我需要的工作。

3) I really appreciate your offer, but I must decline it.
非常感谢贵公司的录用,但我不得不拒绝这份工作。

4) Frankly speaking, I have been thinking that the position is not right for me after the interview.
坦白地说,面试后我一直认为这个职位不适合我。

5) I really think that position suits my education background better.
我真的觉得那个职位更适合我的教育背景。

CONVERSATIONS  会话
(A=Applicant   I=Interviewer)
Dialogue 1
I:  Hello, is that Mr. Sun? This is Mrs Smith with ABC Corp.
A:  Yes, this is Sunlin.
I:  I抎 like to tell you that you can come to work for us.
A:  Oh, I am sorry, but I just accepted another offer that I feel is more suitable to my needs.
I:  I see.
A:  I really appreciate your offer, but I must decline it.
I:  You are welcome. Please call us if you change your mind.
A: I will. Thank you.
I: 你好,孙先生吗?我是ABC公司的史密斯女士。
A: 是的,我是孙林。
I: 我想告诉你你可以来我们公司工作了。
A: 哦,很抱歉,我刚刚接受了另一个我认为更符合我要求的工作。
I: 我知道了。
A: 非常感谢贵公司的录用,但我不得不拒绝它。
I: 不用客气,如果你改变了主意,可以打电话给我们。
A: 我会的,谢谢你。

Dialogue 2
I:  Mr. Sun, this is Mrs Smith at ABC. I am calling to offer you the Sales Manager position. I am wondering if you are still interested in it.
A:  Frankly speaking, I have been thinking that the position is not right for  me.
I:  Really, what changed your mind?
A:  I think there is too much responsibility for me. I wonder if I can handle it.
I:  I am sure you can.
A:  But I have my doubts, and I don抰 want to accept a position that I don抰 think I will be happy in.
I:  You are right.
A:  But thank you for the offer. Good luck.

I: 孙先生,我是ABC公司的史密斯女士。我打电话是想告诉你销售经理一职你已被录用了。我不知道你还有没有兴趣。
A: 坦白地说,面试后我一直认为这个工作不适合我。
I: 是吗,是什么让你改变了主意?
A: 我认为这份工作要承担的责任太多了,我不知道能否应付得了。
I: 我相信你能应付的。
A: 但我怀疑我自己,我不想接受一份自己感到不快乐的工作。
I: 你说得对。
A: 但还是非常感谢你的录用。祝你好运。

Dialogue 3
A:  Hello, this is Sunlin, may I speak to Mrs. Smith?
I:  Yes, this is Mrs Smith. Mr. Sun, have you received our letter?
A:  Yes, Mrs Smith. I am just calling to thank you for your offer. But I am sorry to tell you I have accepted another position.
I:  May I ask why?
A:  I really think that position suits my educational background better. What抯 more, that company will supply me with an apartment, you know I haven抰 my own house and I have to rent.
I:  I see.
A: 你好,我是孙林,我可以和史密斯女士讲话吗?
I: 我就是史密斯。孙先生,你收到我们给你的信了吗?
A: 我收到了,我打电话就是感谢贵公司的录用,不过非常遗憾地告诉你,我已经接受了另一个职位。
I: 我可以问为什么吗?
A: 我觉得那个职位非常符合我的教育背景,而且那个公司会为我提供一套住房,我没有自己的房子,必须租房子住。
I: 我明白。