Aug 13, 2012, 01:10 AM
ESL PodCast 816 - Running a Pilot Program
Getting ready to start a new project or program? Learn how to talk about in English on this episode.
Slow dialog: 1:19
Fast dialog: 14:25
Rosalind: How is the pilot program coming along?
Jimmy: We’ll be ready to launch it in another month, but I have some serious reservations.
Rosalind: Like what?
Jimmy: We haven’t worked out all of the bugs yet and we might come up against some resistance from the community.
Rosalind: Isn’t that the nature of a pilot program? When you’re paving the way, you’re always going to have skeptics and dissenters.
Jimmy: You’re right, of course, but there’s a lot at stake. I just hope this trial run will win over some of those skeptics. It would be a shame to scrap this program after we’ve put in so much work.
Rosalind: After the program is launched, you’ll have six months to prove its worth, right?
Jimmy: Yeah, that’s right.
Rosalind: That’s plenty of time for the dissenters to see the light.
Jimmy: From your lips to God’s ears!
Script by Dr. Lucy Tse