Trouble Getting to an Interview
Brief Lesson Summaries
IN THIS LESSON
ID: 3092 Intermediate
In this dialogue, a friend is describing how lucky they were to get to an interview on time despite a large traffic jam. Arriving on time was all thanks to the other friend who provided an extra-early wake-up call, thus ensuring they weren't late.
Wed Jun 14 2017 | Fiona Tian, Gwilym
|面试||miànshì||to interview (for a job)|
|要不是||yàobùshì||if it weren't for|
Wénwén ，nǐ zuótiān de miànshì zěnmeyàng ？
Wen Wen, how did your interview go yesterday?
tǐng shùnlì de ，tāmen jiào wǒ xià lǐbài zài qù gēn dānwèi zhǔguǎn miànshì ，lǎoshi shuō ，néng zhème shùnlì duōkuī le nǐ 。
It went quite well actually. They've asked me to go next week to interview with the department manager. To be honest, it's all because of you that it went so well.
wǒ ？wǒ yòu méi zuò shénme 。
Me? I didn't do anything.
yàobùshì nǐ zuótiān tízǎo dǎ diànhuà jiào wǒ qǐchuáng ，wǒ kěnéng jiù chídào le 。
If it weren't for your call yesterday, waking me up ahead of time, I would have been late.
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