Feifei and Neil are talking about a very modern issue - workplace stress. Feifei wants to ask Neil how he deals with stress in the office - but it's a very personal question. What's the right way to ask?
Join Feifei and Neil as they role-play a business conversation which involves asking some personal questions, and pick up some useful phrases and cultural tips along the way.
Asking personal questions: Key phrases
Warning someone that you're going to talk about something personal:
I wanted to talk about a personal matter. Is that alright with you?
Introducing a personal question:
If you don't mind me asking... If it's not too personal a question... May I ask...
Business English: Asking personal questions