BEC商务英语活学活用 名片（一） I.核心学习：Business Cards商业英语－名片 Michael: What are you doing, Billy? Your desk looks like a disaster zone. 迈克尔：你在做什么，比利？你的桌子看起来像个灾区。 Billy: I have a spare half-an-hour, so I t
Michael: What are you doing, Billy? Your desk looks like a disaster zone.
Billy: I have a spare half-an-hour, so I thought I would organize my business cards.
Michael: I have never really understood what the point of name cards is.
Billy: Business cards have a long history and many, many uses.
Michael: They might be good for you, but I am a hermit and never meet new people.
Billy: If you worked in sales and marketing like me, you would find that names cards are indispensable.
Michael: Maybe. But I don't think I need a small piece of paper to help people remember who I am.
Billy: That's probably true. I think that most people would try, but not be able to forget you!
1) Disaster zone: a place that has been hit by a bomb or other very large accident
ex: My mother said that my bedroom looked like a disaster zone, so my dad made me clean it up.
2) Hermit: a person who lives alone and never talks with people
ex: Some days I dream of being a hermit and leaving all of the hassles of modern life behind me.
3) Concocted: made or invented
ex: I concocted a new alcoholic drink at the party last night, but I drank too many of them and now my head hurts.
4) Aristocrat: a member of the upper class of society
ex: The idea of social classes really makes me sick - I don't understand why aristocrats treat poor people so badly.