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031 Canceling an Appointment

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Elementary - Canceling an Appointment (B0031)

A: Hello, Samantha speaking.

B: Hi Samantha. This is Angela calling.

A: Oh, hi Angela, what’s up?

B: I’m just calling about our meeting today. I wonder,

is it possible to reschedule our appointment in the

afternoon? I have a bit of an emergency that I

need to take care of.

A: Let me see, it shouldn’t be too much of a problem...

B: I’m really sorry, I hope it doesn’t inconvenience

you too much, it’s just this thing came up, and ...

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.A: Angela, you know what, I can’t make it to our

meeting, either. Why don’t we postpone it to tomorrow afternoon at the same time?

B: Sounds great. See you tomorrow.

C: Angela..Angela, look up! See that lady over there

who is trying on a red leather jacket? Isn’t that

Samantha?

B: What? No wonder she told me she couldn’t make

it to the meeting, oh, no, I think she saw me...

Key Vocabulary

what’s up Phrase what is the matter

reschedule Verb schedule something for

a different time

inconvenience Verb cause problem or trouble

come up Verb occur in an unexpected

way

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.make it Verb come

postpone Verb decide to do something

at a later time

no wonder Phrase not surprisingly

Supplementary Vocabulary

scheduling conflict Noun (singular)

two or more appointments scheduled at the

same time

call off Verb cancel

double-book Verb have two appointments

or meetings at the same

time

push back Phrase move a meeting or appointment to a later

time

rain check Phrase a promise or offer to do

something in the future

that is not possible to

do now

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.


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