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In this lesson we will learn what to say when you are being promoted.
Ethan: Hello Mark. Did you call me?
Mark: Oh yes, Ethan. Please have a seat. I have good news for you.
Mark: There was a meeting yesterday and we decided to make you the new Senior Manager!
Ethan: Oh! That’s fantastic! Thank you!
Mark: Yes, you have worked very hard. You deserve it.
Ethan: Thank you Mark. I am sure I will fulfill the expectations.
Mark: I am sure you will. Keep up the good work, Ethan.
Ethan: I’m so happy today!
Anna: What? Got a promotion or something?
Ethan: Yup! I’m a Senior Manager now!
Anna: Wow! Congratulations! Who told you? Mark?
Ethan: Yes! He told me that they are very pleased with my work.
Anna: That’s fantastic! You are doing great!
Ethan: Thank you. This puts a lot of responsibility on me. I hope I can do this.
Anna: You will do it, Ethan! You will do great!
Anna: Ethan! I’ve got a surprise!
Ethan: Got a promotion too?
Anna: Hell, yes!
Anna: The mail came from the corporate headquarters! I’m promoted to SeniorManager of Marketing!
Ethan:Great Job Anna! Congrats!
Anna: Well, but there’s this damn glitch!
Ethan: What’s that?
Anna: They need me in the corporate head office in Jersey.
Ethan: Oh! So, you’ll have to relocate.
Anna: Yes. I will miss you guys.
Ethan: We will miss you too! But Jersey is a great place!
John: Congratulations on your new position, Ethan.
Ethan: Thank you, John. I haven’t worked in this department before, so I will need your help.
John: No problems, Ethan. That’s what I am here for.
Ethan: How many people are there in our team?
John: We have 5 people in this department.
Ethan: I think we should have a team meeting where we can get introduced.
John: Good idea. How do you want the meeting?
Ethan: What do you say we go out and get a coffee after work tomorrow?
John: I will update the team. That should be a good start.