Here are some English phrases that you may find useful in the workplace.
|how long have you worked here?
|I'm going out for lunch
|I'll be back at 1.30
|how long does it take you to get to work?
|the traffic was terrible today
|how do you get to work?
Hopefully you won't hear this:
|she's on maternity leave
|he's on paternity leave
|he's off sick today
|he's not in today
|she's on holiday
|I'm afraid I'm not well and won't be able to come in today
|he's with a customer at the moment
|I'll be with you in a moment
|sorry to keep you waiting
|can I help you?
|do you need any help?
|what can I do for you?
|English phrase guide
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➔At the opticians
Applying for a job
|he's in a meeting
|what time does the meeting start?
|what time does the meeting finish?
|the reception's on the first floor
|I'll be free after lunch
|she's having a leaving-do on Friday (colloquial)
|this invoice is overdue
|he's been promoted
|here's my business card
|can I see the report?
|I need to do some photocopying
|where's the photocopier?
|the photocopier's jammed
|I've left the file on your desk
|there's a problem with my computer
|the system's down at the moment
|the internet's down at the moment
|I can't access my emails
|the printer isn't working