字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 - We try to avoid making any mistakes at the workplace, am I right? And that starts with greeting everyone at work in the right way. Keep watching this video to make sure that the way you're greeting others at work is actually correct because if you're wrong, that might be a bit of an issue. (dramatic music) (playful music) When you're working in a professional situation, such as in an office, it's best to use formal greetings. Keep in mind that certain professionals have their own titles, such as a doctor or a professor. - I'm Peter, by the way. - Dr. Strange. - Oh, you're using your made-up names. Um, I'm Spider-Man then. - As you get to know your coworkers, you may start to use informal terms or even nicknames if you become close. However, you should always use formal phrases with your superiors and clients as a form of respect. Today I have five formal phrases for you to use when addressing others in an office setting. (lively music) First, we have Mr. plus last name. We use this formal greeting for males. - Goodbye, Mr. Bond. - [Cherie] Next, we have Mrs. plus last name. We use this formal greeting for, you guessed it, women. However, Mrs. is traditionally used with married or widowed women. - Do you want these things delivered, Mr. and Mrs. Geller? - Now, I'm sure you're all wondering, how do I address a woman who isn't married and isn't widowed? Well, the term that we use for that is Ms. plus last name. Or first name. Typically, if the situation is very formal, like in business or if the person is an authority figure, you generally use Ms. and their last name. - The Swedish nightingale, Ms. Jenny Lind. (clapping) - Dr. plus last name. We use this greeting when addressing a medical doctor or someone who holds a PhD. The highest level of education. - I'm Dr. Gregory House. You can call me Greg. - If it's truth you're interested in, Dr. Tyree's philosophy class is right down the hall. - Our final way to address someone in an office is by calling them Professor plus last name. In a university setting, most professors are addressed in this way instead of Ms., Mr. and Mrs. - Excuse me, sir. Where's Professor Lupin? - And there you have it, guys. Five greetings to use when addressing people in a more professional setting. You can review everything in this video and more with a free FluentU PDF download. Click in the description box below for yours. And if you want to learn other phrases and expressions that will make you sound more fluent and native in the workplace, press on that video right over there. It's got some great material and I'm sure you will enjoy it.