Conversations about jobs and career
Storyline: Jack has received a good job offer from a software firm in the US. Here is a piece of conversation between him and his friend Ted.
Jack: Hello, Ted. How’re you doing?
Ted: Very well, thanks. How’re you?
Jack: I’m fine, thank you. Haven’t seen you in a long time? What were you doing?
Ted: Well, I was busy with my studies. By the way, I heard you were going abroad.
Jack: Yes, I’ve got a good job with a US software firm. I’m leaving for the US tomorrow.
Ted: You’ve made it big, mate. I’m really happy for you.
Jack: Thank you. Well, I’ve got to do some packing. See you later. Bye.
Ted: Bye. Have a nice journey.
Jack: Thank you.
To make it big is to become highly successful.
Storyline: Harry has found a good job in London and is ready to move there. However, he wants to keep in touch with his friends in his hometown.Here is a piece of conversation between him and his friend Stella.
Stella: I heard you were moving to London.
Harry: Yes, I’ve got a good job with a construction firm in London.
Stella: Really? That’s great! But I’m going to miss you.
Harry: Don’t you think I’ll miss you, too? I’ll keep in touch with you.
Stella: Will you? I’m not all that convinced.
Harry: Trust me. I won’t forget you. I’ll keep you posted.
Stella: You’ve my email address?
Harry: Oh, I’ve your postal address as well as email address.
Stella: All right! I look forward to hearing from you soon. All the best!
Harry: Thank you.
To keep somebody posted is to stay in touch with them through letters or emails.