(15)On the Telephone
On the telephone I
Operator: East-West Trading Company.
Buyer: Mr. Bruce Wang, please.
Operator: I'm sorry; he's not in. Could I take a message?
Buyer: This is Mr. Winston from New York Novelties. When do you expect him?
Operator: He didn't say when he'd return. Do you want him to call you back?
Buyer: If he gets in before 3:00 -- your time -- have him call me. Otherwise, I'll get back to him tomorrow.
Operator: I'll be sure to give him the message.
On the telephone II
Operator: Good morning, Far East Die Casting Corporation.
Buyer: May I speak to Ms. Bonnie Chen in the export department?
Operator: May I ask who's calling please?
Buyer: This is Mr. Elliot of Minnesota Motors.
Operator: Please hold just a moment, Mr. Elliot.
Ms. Chen : Hello, Mr. Elliot. This is Bonnie Chen speaking. How are you?
Buyer: Just fine. How about you?
Ms. Chen : Fine, thanks. What can I do for you?
Buyer : We find we need a lot more of those die-out gaskets we've been ordering.Would you be able to supply them at such short notice?
Ms. Chen: How many would you need, and when would you need them?
Buyer : We'd need 500 cases by the end of the year- at the latest.
Ms. Chen : I think we could do it for you, but I'd have to check with our production team before I promise.
Buyer : That would be great. When could yo