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ID: 1742 Upper Intermediate
Formal Chinese can be a bit tricky at first. In this lesson, your trusty ChinesePod hosts dissect a typical announcement from HR, explaining in everyday terms what that formal language about "flexible work hours" is trying to say.
Sun Aug 21 2011 | John, Dilu
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gèwèi yuángōng hǎo ！
wèi tígāo guǎnlǐ xiàolǜ ，bìng wèi yuángōng chuàngzào gèng kuānsōng hé tánxìng de gōngzuò huánjìng ，cóng jiǔyuèyīrì qǐ ，gōngsī jiāng shíxíng tánxìng gōngzuòzhì 。
In order to improve managerial efficiency and to create a more relaxed and flexible working environment for our employees, starting September 1st the company will be implementing a flexible working system.
yuángōng kěyǐ gēnjv4 shíjì qíngkuàng xuǎnzé zài zǎoshang bā diǎn zhì shí diǎn zhījiān jìn bàngōngshì shàngbān 。
Employees may choose to come to work between 8:00 and 10:00 AM according to their own circumstances.
měitiān gōngzuò shíjiān bìxv1 mǎn bā xiǎoshí 。lìrú ：zǎoshang bā diǎn jìn gōngsī kěyǐ xiàwǔ wǔ diǎn líkāi ，jiǔ diǎn bàn jìn gōngsī kěyǐ liù diǎn bàn líkāi 。bāokuò yī xiǎoshí wǔcān shíjiān 。
Every work day must consist of eight working hours, e.g. entering the office at 8:00 AM allows employees to leave at 5:00 PM; entering the office at 9:30 AM allows employees to leave at 6:30 PM. This includes one hour for lunch.
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