TakingandPassingMessages(II)

TakingandPassingMessages(II)
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     Mr Kola rings back to dictate Melita’s reference to Opal over the telephone. It is a report on Melita’s work, attendance, punctuality and character. It is also a report on her ability and her hopes for the future. The reference is found satisfactory. And Melita gets the job. Here is Mr Kola dictating Melita’s reference to Opal.

  MR KOLA: (ON TELEPHONE) Melita Fagurianhas worked here for two years as a shorthand typist. Her attendance has been very good ……

  You know Opal, she’s been absent only once. She was away for three days …… I think she had a cold…… it wasn’ t anything serious. Oh, er …… have you got that?

  OPAL: Yes,Mr Kola. I’ve got (READS) Melita Fagurian, 19 years old, worked at the  National Bank for two years. Her attendance was very good. In two years she was absent only three days.

  MR KOLA: Right. (DICTATES) She is honest and you can rely on her. She can use a duplicator and calculating machine…… She wants to learn as much as possible so that she can get a secretarial job …… Have you got all that, Opal?

  OPAL: Yes, Mr Kola. (READS) She’s always been punctual, she’s honest and reliable. Miss Fagurian can use a duplicator and a calculating machine …… And she’s ambitious.

  MR KOLA: Yes,that is the right word for Melita’—— she is “ambitious”。 Well, is there anything else you want to know. Opal?

  OPAL: No, I don’t think so. Thank you,Mr Kola. Goodbye.

  MR KOLA: Goodbye.

  OPAL: (To SELF) Now I’ll start by typing Melita’s reference. I’ d better take an extra copy. Melita Fagurian age 19 (SPOT, TYPEWRITER) …… has worked at the National Bank for two years. During this time her attendance and punctuality have been very good. She is honest and reliable. She can use a duplicator and a calculating machine …… Her ambition is to be a senior secretary and she will work hard to get the job she wants.

  (DOOR OPENS AND SHUTS)

  MR BALLITO: I’m back, Opal. Are there any messages?

  OPAL: Yes, Mr Kola rang with the reference for Melita Fagurian.

  MR BALLITO: Oh good.

  OPAL: I’ ve typed it out and put it on your desk.

  MR BALLITO: Thank you. Is it satisfactory?

  OPAL: Yes, it’s very satisfactory.

  MR BALLITO: Good, then would you write her the usual letter of appointment offering her the job.

    Kola 先生通过电话回电,要求 Melita 提到 Opal。这是一份关于梅丽塔工作、出勤、守时和品格的报告。这也是对她的能力和对未来的希望的报告。发现该参考是令人满意的。梅丽塔得到了这份工作。这是 Kola 先生口述 Melita 提到 Opal 的地方。

  MR KOLA: (电话上) Melita Fagurian 在这里做了两年速记打字员。她的出勤率一直很好……

  你知道欧泊,她只缺席过一次。她离开了三天……我想她是感冒了……没什么大不了的。哦,呃……你明白了吗?

  OPAL:是的,科拉先生。我有(阅读)Melita Fagurian,19 岁,曾在 国家银行两年。她的出席非常好。两年来,她只缺席了三天。

  MR KOLA: 对。 (口述)她很诚实,你可以信赖她。她会使用复印机和计算机……她想尽可能多地学习,这样她就可以得到一份秘书的工作……你懂了吗,欧泊?

  OPAL:是的,科拉先生。 (阅读)她总是守时,诚实可靠。 Fagurian 小姐会使用复印机和计算机……而且她很有野心。

  MR KOLA:是的,这就是梅丽塔的正确词——她“野心勃勃”。嗯,你还有什么想知道的。欧泊?

  OPAL:不,我不这么认为。谢谢你,科拉先生。再见。

  MR KOLA:再见。

  OPAL: (To SELF) 现在我将输入 Melita 的参考。我最好多拿一份。 Melita Fagurian 19 岁(SPOT,TYPEWRITER)……在国家银行工作了两年。这段时间她的出勤率和准时率都非常好。她诚实可靠。她会使用复印机和计算机……她的志向是成为一名高级秘书,她会努力工作以得到她想要的工作。

  (门打开和关闭)

  MR BALLITO:我回来了,欧泊。有留言吗?

  OPAL:是的,Kola 先生打电话给 Melita Fagurian。

  MR BALLITO: 好啊。

  OPAL:我打出来放在你桌上了。

  MR BALLITO: 谢谢。满意吗?

  OPAL:是的,非常满意。

  BALLITO 先生: 好,那你会给她写一封平常的聘书给她吗?

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