Five: Who will arrive late at the meeting?
Woman: Oh, Mr Smith, before you go... I need to send out the agenda for Monday’s meeting...who will be there?
Man: Er, John Brown from Sales will be there, and so will Mary Jones from Purchasing. . . But I know she’ll be a bit late.
Woman: Who will be there from Production? Peter Wilson? He’s back from holiday now.
Man: Yes, he’ll be there.
Woman: Thanks, Mr Smith...
Six: What does the annual report show about sales of clothes?
Woman 1: We were expecting some loss of business this year, but I’ve just looked at the annual report, and I see sales have remained steady.
Woman 2: So, no change then?
Woman 1: Only in the pattern of sales. Men’ s clothes are our biggest earner now, about 50% of the total. Women’ s and children’ s clothes are selling equally well.