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In this lesson we will learn the phrases you can use when you want to reschedule an appointment.
HR: Hi, may I speak to Mr. Peter Aston?
Peter: Yes, it’s Peter here.
HR: I am calling from Domain Corp. You have an interview scheduled with us for this Thursday.
Peter: Yes I know. I will be there.
HR: I am sorry but we need to shift it to Friday as the person who is supposed to take your interview will be out of town.
Peter: Oh! That’s ok. What time do I have to be there then?
HR: 11:30. I really apologize for this.
Peter: That’s completely okay. I understand.
Peter: Hello, how are you doing?
Assistant: Doing great. How can I help you?
Peter: Actually I have an appointment for a haircut at 4 pm today and I need to cancel it.
Assistant: Which day would it be best for you then?
Peter: Friday or Saturday would be great for me.
Assistant: There’s a slot Saturday morning. Would 11 a.m. be okay for you?
Peter: It suits me just fine.
Assistant: Well, in that case I’ll just write you in.
Peter: Hi! I have an appointment for high-speed Internet installation. My last name is Smith.
Assistant: Yes, Mr. Smith, your appointment is for 3.00 pm on Friday.
Peter: Yes, but unfortunately there is a conflict in my schedule. Can I reschedule it for Monday afternoon?
Assistant: The only time we can come on Monday is at 3.00 pm
Peter: Is it possible for someone to come a bit earlier?
Assistant: I’m sorry but we are booked up on Monday.
Peter: Can you send someone on Tuesday at 2 p.m. then?
Assistant: Yes, Sir. So your appointment is now rescheduled for next Tuesday at 2.
Peter: Steve? It’s Peter here. How are you doing?
Steve: I am good. So are you ready for the presentation?
Peter: Well, I’m calling you up to let you know that I won’t be able to make it because some of my relatives are coming home.
Steve: But we have to submit the presentation by tomorrow at any cost or else the boss will give us a hard time!
Peter: Don’t worry about that. I’ll have a word with him. I am sure he’ll understand.
Steve: How can you be certain of that?! Well, just make sure I don’t get burnt because of you.
Peter: Yes, of course Steve.