[thechat] A question

erik mattheis gozz at gozz.com
Sat Jan 29 01:03:08 CST 2011

The best thing is to be honest. There's nothing wrong with saying you think
there's a language barrier and you're having difficulty understanding.

On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Mohan Arun L <marun2 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the responses to my question:
> Which of the following is better:
> "I am sorry, can you repeat what you just said?"
> "I beg your pardon?"
> Now I have a question atop this one:
> - Lets say I already used this line
> "I am unable to hear you, can you please repeat?"
> once or twice for the same message conveyed by the interviewer.
> Is there something I can say to make sure he repeats it to me again?
> Like if this happens more than once in the same sequence?
> - What can I say to make the interviewer sound louder?
> "Can you be a little bit louder please"?
> Would this be too much if you are worried about what
> he/she might think of you, like you are trying to manipulate
> him or something? Is there better wording?
> - Mohan
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