sreda, 07. november 2012

TEST: Koliko angleščine potrebujemo?

Se znate dovolj dobro pogajati v angleščini in ne potrebujete zraven še tolmača? Poznate finančne izraze, ko je govora o plačilih in nakazilih? Vam pisanje elektronskih sporočil v pravi obliki vzame preveč časa? Se kdaj znajdete v situaciji, ko je potrebno zavrniti katerega izmed računov in napisati obrazložitev ali dopis? Je pridobivanje osnovnih informacij težavno?

1. Izgubili ste se sredi Londona in želite priti do Trafalgar Square-a. Prosite za pomoč.
a) Hey, can you take me to Trafalgar Square?
b) Sorry, could you please tell me how to get to Trafalgar Square?
c) Is this Trafalgar Square?

2. Zaradi poslovne poti boste naslednje tri dni odsotni v pisarni, s ponedeljkom boste ponovno dosegljivi. To napišete tudi v avtomatskem sporočilu o odsotnosti.
a) Due to my business trip I'll be out of office for the next three days. Will be back on Monday. Thank you for your understanding.
b) I'm out off office. Be back on Monday.
c) I'll be back on Monday and then reply your messages.

3. Prejeli ste račun za storitev, ki je niste naročili. Zavrnete račun in prosite za novega.
a) Dear Sir, we didn't order the service we got the invoice for. Please, send us new and right invoice.
b) Please, bring us new bill, because this is not what we order.
c) Dear Sir/Madam, we received an invoice for the services we did not order. Please send us a corrected invoice.

4. Vaš let ima zaradi slabega vremena 3-urno zamudo. Na letališču vas čaka prijatelj, ki ga želite z sms-om obvestiti o kasnejšem prihodu.
a) Hi! Coming 3-hours late because of bad weather. Sorry. See you.
b) Dear friend, I'm late.
c) Hello, I'm on my way.

5. Pišete uradno elektronsko sporočilo in za zaključek (slovo) uporabite:
a) Bye-bye,
b) Thanks in advance,
c) Yours sincerely,

6. Na kosilu vam predlagajo tipično jed, ki pa vsebuje meso. Opravičite se in razložite, da mesa ne uživate.
a) Thank you so much, but I turned into a vegetarian four months ago and I really wouldn't want to eat that includes meat.
b) I don't like meat, I don't want to try it.
c) I don't want to eat this, sorry.

7. Ob najemu avtomobila vas zanima, če je potrebno avto vrniti s polnim rezervoarjem goriva.
a) I must come back with full tank?
b) The car needs full tank of fuel?
c) Do I have to return the vehicle with a full tank?

Rešitve: 1b, 2a, 3c, 4a, 5c, 6a, 7c

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