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Mandarin English Dialogue #37 – Company Profile

Briefing You have been called to interpret for an English-Speaking Writer (ESW) and a Mandarin-Speaking Businesswoman (MSB). The writer is researching the company the businesswoman works for, as he is currently writing a feature on it for a finance magazine.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin English Dialogue #37 – Company Profile

Mandarin English Dialogue #36 – Marketing Strategy

Briefing You have been called to interpret for a Mandarin-Speaking Employee (MSE) and an English-Speaking Consultant (ESC). They are talking about how the Chinese company can improve its marketing strategy in China and South-East Asia.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin English Dialogue #36 – Marketing Strategy

Mandarin English Dialogue #35 – Child Vaccination

Briefing A Mandarin-speaking Father is visiting the office of an English-speaking GP. He wishes to make some enquiries about the immunisations for his child, Xiaoming.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin English Dialogue #35 – Child Vaccination

Mandarin English Dialogue #34 – Onshore Protection Visa

Briefing The following is a taped interview between an Indonesian Chinese named Lia and an immigration officer named Shawn from the Onshore Protection Department.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin English Dialogue #34 – Onshore Protection Visa

Mandarin English Dialogue #33 – Setting Up a Bank Account

Briefing A Mandarin-speaking man has called a bank to set up a new account. He is being served by an English-speaking teller.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin-English Dialogue #33 – Setting Up a Bank Account

Mandarin English Dialogue #32 – Constipation Troubles

Briefing A Mandarin-speaking patient is speaking to an English-speaking General Practitioner. The patient is having some trouble with constipation.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin English Dialogue #32 – Constipation Troubles

Mandarin-English Dialogue #31 – Investment Enquiry

Briefing A Mandarin-speaking customer has come into the office of an investment broker to make some enquiries about investment options.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin-English Dialogue #31 – Investment Enquiry

Mandarin-English Dialogue #30 – Neighbourhood Dispute

Briefing You have been called to interpret for Mrs Lai, a Mandarin-speaking woman, who has come into the office of Mr Wilkinson, a mediator. Mrs Lai is currently involved in a dispute with her neighbour and is seeking to resolve it by means of mediation.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin-English Dialogue #30 – Neighbourhood Dispute

Mandarin-English Dialogue #29 – Catering Booking

Briefing An English-speaking Personal Assistant (PA) of a multinational company has rung Viva Catering Services (VCS) to make a booking for the catering of an upcoming Annual General Meeting. The catering receptionist is a Mandarin-speaking woman.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin-English Dialogue #29 – Catering Booking

Mandarin-English Dialogue #28 – Burglary Tip-off

Briefing A Mandarin-speaking woman has telephoned Crime Stoppers to report a crime currently being committed outside her residence.   Listen to Dialogue Mandarin-English Dialogue #28 – Burglary Tip-off