入門ビジネス英語 2018/5/28 #入門ビジネス英語 L15
28 月 Lesson15 話題を変える

Sorry for the wait. So, let’s organize another event then. By the way, could you give me the breakdown of products sold last week?
Number 1 was cosmetics at 55% followed by pharmaceuticals at 25%.
Was it in line with your forecast?
No. The cosmetic sales were way above my expectations. I didn’t realize things like skin lotions and cosmetic creams were so popular.
That’s a nice surprise. Sometimes results differ from expectations. But I’d like to know the reason why. That my help us predict future trends.

by the way ところで
breakdown 内訳
A, followed by B   Aに続いてB
pharmaceuticals 医薬品
in line with - 〜どおりに、〜に沿って
sales 売上
way はるかに
realize 認識する
predict 予測する

+Business phrase of the day
By the way, could you give me the breakdown of products sold?

By the way, what was the name of the new manager at ABC?

+Similar expressions
To change the subject, could you give me the details of products sold?
話題を変えると、
+Upgrade your communication skills
In line with…
This year’s results were in line with analysts’ estimates.
今年の決算数字はアナリストの予測に沿ったものになりました
way はるかに
The company’s loss was way below forecast.
会社の損失は予測をはるかに下回りました。

Fantastic job! You’re showing signs of improvement.

+Tips for business communication

Sorry to interrupt, but I have a meeting in 10 minutes. Can we move on to the next point?
遮ってすみませんが、あと10分でミーティングが始まるので、次の点に移っていいですか?

I have to leave the office in 5 minutes.
5分後に

Sorry,

By the way  いかにも唐突

Regarding… 〜に関して
Regarding the breakdown of products…

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