Most large organizations employ a receptionist. The work of a receptionist is interesting and varied. She has a lot of different things to do. The work is also important because the receptionist is the first person visitors see when- they come to a firm. So the -receptionist gives them the first idea of the firm. Rose is a receptionist at Modern Office limited.
In this part Rose will speak to Mr. Hussein， who has an appointment with the Sales Manager Mr. Shelli at， 11：30.
Here comes Mr Hussein.
ROSE： Good morning. Can I help you？
MR HUSSEIN： Good morning. Is this Modern Office Ltd.？
ROSE： Yes it is.
MR HUSSEIN： I have an appointment with the Sales Manager at 11-30.
ROSE： May I have your name， please？
MR HUSSEIN： Hussein. Omar Hussein. I'm from the Gulf Trading Company.
ROSE： Let me see …… Ah yes， Mr Hussein.Please take a seat， Mr Hussein. I'll tell the Manager's Secretary you are here.（DIALS）
MARIA： Mr Shelli's Office.
ROSE： Hello Maria， this is Reception.Mr Omar Hussein is here. He has an appointment with Mr Shelli at 11.30.
MARIA： Mr Omar Hussein？
ROSE： Yes， he's from the Gulf Trading Company.
MARIA： Oh， yes， that's right. I'll come and fetch him now.
ROSE： Thanks.（REPLACES PHONE） Mr Shelli's secretary is coming down now.
MR HUSSEIN： Thank you.
MARIA： Mr Hussein？
MR HUSSEIN： Yes， that's right.
MARIA： I'm the Sales Manager's secretary. Please come this way. I'll take you to his office.
☆the Sales Manager 销售部经理
☆the Gulf Trading 海湾贸易公司
☆to fetch 接（人）
☆at the moment 现在
☆to be free about half past twelve 在12点半左右有空
☆first floor 二楼（英），一楼（美）
☆to expect 等待，期待
☆office furniture 办公家具
☆to deal with 办理，处理
☆to cancel 取消