A: Excuse me, sir. I’n Mr. Taylor at 3:00. of Secretary.
B: I’m Taylor. Have a seat,
B: Now, Miss Qin, lefs get straight to the point. I need somebody who’s good at shorthand and typing.
A: I was trained in English shorthand and typing at a vocational training school. I’m quite capable at both. I’m also familiar with office practices.
A:我在一家职业训练班接受过英文速记和 打字训练。这两项我都很在行。对于办 公室事务我也很熟。
B: Good. I can see that you speak English quite fluently. Where did you learn your English?
A: Well, I was an English major in the university. I maintained an A average throughout four years. Now I keep practicing English by reading English magazines and newspapers and by listening to VO A.
B: I see. Do you have any secretarial experience?
A: Yes, I do. For the past three months, I worked for a small medicine factory as a secretary.
B: What did you do there?
A: I arranged appointments, took phone calls, dealt with orders, and other office work.
B: What kind of office machines can you operate?
A: I can operate a telex machine, the photocopier, and fax machine.
B: Thafs good. Miss Qin, do you have other work experience?
A: No, that was my first job.
B: Why do you leave the medicine facto-ry?
A: I was laid off. The factory was run by two brothers. They had some financial entanglements which resulted in the firm’s being closed down, and I was out of job.
A:我是被遣散的。那家工厂由两兄弟经 营，他们发生了财务上的纠纷,导致工厂 倒闭，而我也失业了。
B: I see. Well, now let me tell you a few things about the job. Office hours are nine to six, and we work six days a week, which means we work full time on Saturday. We don’t offer a bonus. But we offer a raise every year. We a^ so offer additional compensation If you work overtime. Do you have any questions?
B:原来是这样。现在我来告诉你一些关于 这份工作的事情。上班时间是早上九点 到下午六点,每星期工作六天,也就是说 星期六要上全天班。我们公司不提供奖 金，但是每年都会加一次薪。如果加班 的话,会有加班费。你还有没有问题？
A: Could I ask about my salary?
B:3,500 per month.
A: Do you deduct my pay if I take time off?
B: No, we don’t, but a doctors certificate is needed for sick leave and for personal business, you must notify us in advance. Anything else?
B:不用。但如果是病假，必须有医生证明， 事假则必须事前通知公司。还有其他的 问题吗？
A: No, that’s about all.
B: All right. I’ll get in touch with you in three days, Thank you for coming.