生活英语使用电话进行银行转账

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留学海外,同学难免会和当地银行打交道。知道如何通过电话,进行银行转账是很有必要,可以通过保罗·斯宾塞怎样就打电话给银行进行转账的对话,一探银行转账的相关英语表达。

 


 

(Phone rings)

Telephonist:Good morning, “Cracky Bank Ltd” how can I help

you?

Paul:Oh good morning. I’d like to do abank transfer, please.

Telephonist:Very well, can I have your bank account number please?

Paul:Yes, it’s 986 – 254 – 512

Telephonist:And yourPIN number.

Paul:2648

Telephonist:OK. Do you have a “Hotline Bank Card”to hand?

Paul:Yes.

Telephonist:Good. Could you give me the number for the

coordinates “A54”.

Paul:Yes, that’s 34.

Telephonist:OK, thank you very much Mr Spencer. What was it that you wanted to do?

Paul:A bank transfer.

Telephonist:(hysterical laughter)

Paul:I beg your pardon?

Telephonist:Nothing – erm, from which account will you be making the transfer? (more laughter)

Paul:From mycurrent account. Excuse me, are you talking to someone else?

Telephonist:No.

Paul:I’m sure I can hear someone else there.

Telephonist:No, it must be acrossed line. Anyway, could you give me the account number of the bank you’d like to make the transfer to?

Paul:Yes, the sort code is 30 91 23 and the account number is (more laughter) 3333 4523 (more laughter) 6478 (more laughter). Did you hear that right?

Telephonist:Yes. I’ll just read it back to you (more laughter). 30 91 26…

Paul:No, no, it’s 23.

Telephonist:Oh, right (more laughter), 23, yes, that’s it, sorry. So, once again, the sort code is 30 91 23 and the account number is (more laughter) 3333 46…

Paul:No, no, it’s a “5”, it’s “45” not “46”. I’m sorry but is there something wrong? You seem to be laughing a lot, and you don’t seem to be paying attention…

Telephonist:(more laughter) Oh, sorry, what were you saying?

Paul:Nothing, I think I’ll phone back later when you aren’t so busy.

Telephonist:Yes, of course (hysterical laughter). Bye.

(more hysterical laughter)

 


 

 

 

关于银行转账,你要知道的词汇表:

a bank transfern

if you do a “bank transfer”, you sendmoney from your account to anotherAccount

a PIN numbern

a Personal Identification Number – thebank gives you this so you can useyour bank card

to handexp

if you have something “to hand”, youhave it in a place where you can findit easily, or it is close to you

a current accountn

an ordinary bank account with zero (ora very low) interest rate

a crossed linen

if you are talking on the telephoneand there is a “crossed line”, you canhear someone else speaking on thesame line

文章参考:Learn Hot English

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