A: I am an eloquent speaker in the classroom. But when I face a stranger outside, I get tongue-tied and nothing comes out.
B: You should pay close attention to your manner of speaking. Speech is a reflection of personality, you know. You should reflect confidence by speaking in a low voice, loud enough to be heard without being aggressive or overpowering.
B:你应该特别注意你的谈话方式。讲话是 一个人个性的体现。你说话的声音应该 高低合适，让面试官听得清楚,又不专横 跋扈。
A: I will go out of my way to catch the attention of the interviewer.
B: Your speech should not call attention to itself, but should reveal your individuality and ability.
A: I’m very shy. I think I might shake in my boots at the moment 丨 meet the interviewer.
B: You’d better overcome your nervousness. it is considered an indication that you lack self-confidence.
A: Another problem is that I dare not look into their eyes whenever I meet strangers, especially foreigners.
B: In China, it is impolite to look into the senior speakers eyes while speaking. But in Western countries it is the opposite. Eye contact gives a strong feeling of sincerity. Looking downwards or sideways shows that you are either insincere or absent-minded.
B:在中国，年轻人说话时看着长者是很不 礼貌的。但在西方国家，正视对方的目 光是一种礼节。“目光接触”会给人留下 真诚、坦率的强烈印象。而目光低垂或 朝旁边看，则说明你不真诚或不专心。
A: Is there anything else that I should pay attention to in an interview?
B: Yes. Don’t eat onions or garlic before you come. If you do you’ll have bad breath.
A: I’ll remember to bring gum with me.
B: You should never chew gum or smoke during an interview, even if you are 由-lowed to do so.
A: I remember now. Your advice is very helpful.