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Put Me Through to Mr. Cai
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ID: 2641 Intermediate
Telephone language is quite different to most forms of spoken Chinese, and if you're not used to calling people in a formal setting it could be quite an intimidating experience. There are however certain customs and phrases that are often used over the phone, so if you learn today's phrases, you should be comfortable phoning in the future.
Wed Feb 18 2015 | Gwilym, Fiona Tian
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|喂||wéi||Hello (on phone)|
wéi ，yǒngfā màoyì nínhǎo 。
Hello, this is Yongfa Trading Company.
nǐhǎo ，wǒ shì chénggōng gùwèn gōngsī qìhuàbù yèwù ，bì xìng Liú 。
Hello, I'm Mr Liu, I work with the planning department of Chenggong Consulting.
Liú Xiānsheng nǐhǎo ，qǐngwèn yǒu shénme wǒ kěyǐ bāngmáng de ma ？
Hello Mr Liu, is there anything I can help you with?
qǐng bāng wǒ zhuǎn cài zhǔrèn 。
Can you put me through to Mr Cai?
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