Telephoning

 

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Listen to the dialog while reading the text.
Good morning. David Brown speaking.en
Good morning. This is Julia Davis. I would like to speak to Mr. Smith.en
Just a second, I'll check if he is in already.en
Thank you.en
I am sorry, but Mr. Smith is not here yet.en
Can you tell me when he will be in?en
Probably around 4 pm.en
Alright, I will call again later then. Thank you.en
You’re welcome. Bye.en
Bye.en
 

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Complete the dialog.
 
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Good morning. David Brown   .
 
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Good morning. This is Julia Davis. I would like to   to Mr. Smith.
 
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Just a second, I'll   if he is in already.
 
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Thank you.
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I am sorry, but Mr. Smith is not   yet.
 
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Can you   me when he will be in?
 
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Probably   4 pm.
 
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Alright, I will   again later then. Thank you.
 
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You’re   . Bye.
 
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Bye.
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Learn important phrases

Just a moment, please!en
Please stay on the line!en
What is your phone number?en
Who is speaking, please?en
Could you call me back again tomorrow morning?en
The call is very urgent.en
Oh sorry, I think I’ve dialed the wrong number.en
I would like to speak to somebody about the next meeting.en
Just a moment, please!
 
Please stay on the line!
 
What is your phone number?
 
Who is speaking, please?
 
Could you call me back again tomorrow morning?
 
The call is very urgent.
 
Oh sorry, I think I’ve dialed the wrong number.
 
I would like to speak to somebody about the next meeting.
 
 
 

Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialog and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • Call again tomorrow.en
       
    • Don't call again.en
       
    • He should call again in one hour.en
       
 
 
 
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    • He urgently needs to speak to Mr. Brown.en
       
    • He wants to eat dinner with Mr. Brown.en
       
    • He needs to meet Mr. Brown.en
       
 
 
 
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    • He is not available today.en
       
    • She is not very hungry.en
       
    • She is not surprised.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
David
Good morning. David Brown speaking.en
You
Good morning. This is Julia Davis. I would like to speak to Mr. Smith. en
Just a second, I'll check if he is in already.en
Thank you. en
I am sorry, but Mr. Smith is not here yet.en
Can you tell me when he will be in? en
Probably around 4 pm.en
Alright, I will call again later then. Thank you. en
You’re welcome. Bye.en
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Good morning. David Brown speaking. en
Secretary
Good morning. This is Julia Davis. I would like to speak to Mr. Smith.en
Just a second, I'll check if he is in already. en
Thank you.en
I am sorry, but Mr. Smith is not here yet. en
Can you tell me when he will be in?en
Probably around 4 pm. en
Alright, I will call again later then. Thank you.en
You’re welcome. Bye. en
Bye.en
 
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