English for Office Staff



  1. Juan is studying in the library this morning.
  2. The movie was as good as the book.
  3. Mr. Hawkins requests that someone send the data by fax immediately.
  4. The concert will begin in fifteen minutes.
  5. Each of the Olympic athletes has been training for months, even years.
  6. The company will upgrade its computer information systems next month.
  7. You were supposed to call the New York office before 2 p.m.
  8. Ms. Guth would rather not invest that money in the stock market.
  9. Takeshi swam one hundred laps in the pool yesterday.
  10. Mr. Feinauer does not take critic of his work very well.
  11. Mr. Olsen is telephoning the American Red Cross for help.
  12. The doctor him visited the patient's parents.
  13. Each day after school, Jerome runs five miles.
  14. Do you know the student whom books were stolen?
  15. I told the salesman that I was not interested in buying the latest model.
  16. The rate of exchange has been fluctuating wildly this week.
  17. Do you know where the nearest grocery store is?
  18. The chair person will appoint members to the subcommittee.
  19. Peter says he can't accept our invitation to dinner tonight.
  20. The hurricane caused extensive damage to the city.
  21. Directions to Erik's house:
    Leave Interstate 25 at exit 7S. Follow that road (Elm Street) for two miles. After one mile, you will pass a small shopping center on your left. At the next set of traffic lights, turn right onto Maple Drive. Erik's house is the third house on your left. It's number 33, and it's white with green trim.
  22. Please be prepared to give your presentation on the monthly sales figures at our upcoming staff meeting. In addition to the accurate accounting of expenditures for the monthly sales, be ready to discuss possible reasons for fluctuations as well as possible trends in future customer spending. Thank you.
  23. The B&B Tour:
    Spend ten romantic days enjoying the lush contryside of southern England. The countris of Devon, Dorset, Hampshire, and Essex invite you to enjoy their castles and coastline, their charming bed and breakfast inns, their museums and their cathedrals. Spend lazy days watching the clouds drift by or spend active days hiking the glorious hills. These fields were home to Thomas Hardy, and the ports launched ships that shaped world history. Bed and breafasts abound, ranging from quiet farmhouses to lofty castles. Our tour begins August 15. Call or fax us today for more information 1-800-222-XXXX. Enrollment is limited, so please call soon.
    We can infer about this area of southern England that The region has lots of vegetation.