A: What’s your impression of our city, Tom?
B: Oh, It’s a lovely city, of course. I can see a lot of changes have taken place since I was here last time.
A: We’ve put up many new buildings recently.
B: Yes, a lot of construction is going on.
A: What do you think of it, Tom?
B: Surely, it’s a good thing, but there’s one thing that bothers me.
A: Oh, what’s that?
B: Honestly speaking, the high rises here are beginning to look like any other city in the world. Don’t you think you’re tearing down too much ancient Chinese architecture with historical value?
A: Yes, I quite agree with you. But we had to have wider streets and tall buildings because or the large population.
B: I understand, but I don’t understand the point in your having to tear down the old temples and pavilions. Isn’t it a great loss?
A: You’re right.
That’s why our government has been making great efforts to protect architecture
of great historical value recently.
A: Mr. Green,
I’m calling to tell you your trip to
B: Great, please go ahead.
A: I’ve sent a
B: Good. Have you booked the plane ticket for Beijing?
A: Yes. And I’ve got your plane ticket.
B: Thank you, how about the hotel?
A: I’ve reserved a single room in Beijing Hotel there. It’s said to be the best.
B: Fine, and what about the car reservation?
A: The hotel has reserved it for you.
B: Oh, have you reserved a banquet hall there?
A: Not yet. I’m still looking for an ideal place.
B: Have you found all the necessary documents?
A: Yes, I’ve got all of them prepared.
B: Excellent. But have you cancelled the meeting with Mr. White?
A: I’ve left a message with his secretary..