Anna is still getting used to how things work in her new job. She turns to her colleagues to ask for help, but upsets Denise by sounding too bossy.
- Polite requests
This episode looks at language for making polite requests.
Phrases from the programme:
I was wondering if you could do something for me…
Would you be able print out a file for me?
Could I have it within ten minutes please?
Could you possibly help me with the printer?
Would you mind writing your email later?
- Listening Challenge
What reason does Tom give for being too busy to help Anna with her printer?
The answer is at the end of the pdf script.