入門ビジネス英語 2018/6/18 #入門ビジネス英語
18 月 Lesson21 We can barely hear you. 相手の声が聞こえないと伝える

Hi, Emma. How are you doing?

Emma, we can barely hear you. Could you please speak a bit louder?
Sorry, I’ve just adjusted my settings. Can you hear me now?
Yes, great. Emma, this is James, head of our Overseas Business Department.
Hi, Emma. I’ve heard a lot about you from Moe.
Oh really? I hope it’s nothing bad.
On the contrary. It sounds like you and Moe had a very good time in Shanghai. Also, thank you for giving us so much valuable information about the Chinese market.
My pleasure.


How are you doing? 調子はどうですか?
barely ほとんど〜ない
adjust 調整する
setting 設定、セッティング
head 係長、課長、部長 統括者
hear a lot about - のことをいろいろ聞いています。
On the contrary. そんなことはないです。 ネガティブなコメントを否定して、  それどころか
It sounds like - 〜のように聞こえる、ようですね
valuable 価値のある
My pleasure. どういたしまして。

I’ve heard about you.
Yes, if you say “I’ve heard about you.”, it can mean “I heard something negative about you.
You might say this someone has a bad reputation.
悪い噂のニュアンス
ポジティブに言う時
I’ve heard a lot about you.
I’ve heard all about you

-Business phrase of the day
We can barely hear you.
声がほとんど聞こえません。

I can barely understand what you’re trying to say.
I can’t understand よりはちょっと柔らかい

-Similar expressions
We can hardly hear you.

-Upgrade your communication skills
On the contrary.
I’m not against this project. On the contrary, I fully respect the decision.
反対と言うわけではありません。それどころか、

It sounds like –  〜のようだ
It sounds like it was a successful conference. 会議

-Tips for business communication
I’m afraid we’re having a technological problem.
機器の不具合
It looks like the screen is frozen. But we can still hear you.

We’ll call in a network specialist who’s familiar with the equipment.
呼び入れる




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