B: Good. Is there anything you find changed about the Fair?
A: Yes, a great deal. The business scope has been broadened, and there are more visitors than ever before.
B: Really, Mr. Brown? Did you find anything interesting?
A: Oh, yes. Quite a bit. But we are especially interested in your products.
B: We are gladhear that. What items are you particularly inter - ested in?
A: Women’s dresses. They are fashionable and suit Australian women well, too. If they are of high quality and the prices are reasonable, we’ll purchase large quantities of them. Will you please quote us a price?
A: I’m gladhave the opportunity of visiting your corporation.hopeconclude some substantial business with you.
B: It’s a great pleasuremeet you, Mr. Brown.believe you have seen our exhibits in the showroom. Mayknow what particular items you’re interested in?
A: I’m interested in your hardware. I’ve seen the exhibits and studied your catalogues.think some of the items will find a ready market in Canada. Herea list of my requirements, for which I’d likehave your lowest quotations, C.I.F. Vancouver.
As one of the largest dealers of garments, we are interested in ladies? dresses of all descriptions. We would be grateful if you would give us quotations per dozen of C.I.F. Vancouver for those items as listed on the separate sheet. In the meantime, we would like yousend us samples of the various materials of which the dresses are made.
We are givenunderstand that you are a state-owned enterprise and we have confidence in the quality of Chinese products. If your prices are moderate, we believe therea promising market for the above-mentioned articles in our area.
4 A: Could you make offers for the items listed in your catalogue? Would you give me an offer for Item No.7? Mayhave your offer of Model ZX 02?
B: Here’s the price list, but the prices’re subjectour final confirmation. Here it is, but the pricesubjectyour confirmation before Friday. Here you are, but the offerbased on immediate acceptance. 你能给出目录中所列产品的报价吗？给出七号物品的报价吗？给我ZX 02型的价格吗？
5 A: How long will you leave your offer open? valid on the table
B: It’s valid for three years.
It’s good for twenty-four hours only.
It’ll remain firm until Friday.
6 A:We wantfind out if you can supply walnut meat. article No.6available. B:Walnut meatin high demand these days. As far as this itemconcerned, the supply cannot meet the demand.
7 7 A: Any chance of scraping up a small quantity?
B: To be honest, we’ve sold out.
tell the truth, the supply has run out.
put it simply, we have nothing on hand.
8 We’ll keep your order on file. When the next supply comes in, we’ll get in touch with you. We’ll keep your requirement in mind. When new crops come in, we’ll let you know. We’ll inform you as soon as we have new supplies in the near future.
9 Therejust a limited quantity for the time being.
in the long run
0 Would you quote me your lowest prices for the goods at present?