f: welcome aboard!
c: thank you,i'm delighted to be working here,mr.buchwald.it's a pleasure to meet you again.
f: call me buck,will you?my name is reginald buchwald but everybody call me buck.it's easier.
c: i would hesitate to call you anything but mr.buchwald.isn't it rather disrespectful to make a nickname out of the family name?
f: well,president eisenhower was known as ike.everybody in this company all the way up and down the line is called by his or her first name.
f:it's been our tradition ever since the company was small.and don't worry about the disrespect business.ok?
f:good.but when there are outsiders,like business people from other companies,it might be good practice to address your higher-ups as mr.,ms.orwhatever is appropriate.
f:to the outside world,our custom may be interpreted as a singn of flippancy or lax discipline.get it?
f:(laughing)and don't sir me either.now i'll show you your private office.
f: now,this is our office block.we have all the administrative deparatments in it.our office is on the third floor.
c: shall i meet my colleagues?
f: sure, come with me.
f: yi di, i would like you to meet our new comer, c, he just graduated from tsinghua university.
yi di: nice to meet you.
c: i am new to the working world and would appreciate your guidance.
yi di: that's all right, i will try my best to assist if you need any help.
f: well, as other guys are still not in, i'll introduce you to them later.
c: all right.
m：is this you first day to our office?
c：yes, i am the new comer.i'm reporting for work today,and i guess i am a little anxious to get here.
m：relax。what's your position?
c: i was hired by the personnel section and told to report here to work as a secretary.