Telephoning

 

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talk with your partner
speak the dialogue again

Practice the sentences

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
I would like to speak to somebody about the next meeting.en
Please stay on the line!en
 
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    • She would like to talk to him.en
       
    • He wants to ask her out.en
       
    • She is asking him to stay on the line.en
       
 
 
Could you call me back again tomorrow morning?en
No. The call is very urgent.en
 
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    • He needs to talk to her urgently.en
       
    • She would like to call him tomorrow.en
       
    • She can't call again in the morning.en
       
 
 
Who is speaking?en
Oh sorry, I think I've dialed the wrong number.en
 
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    • She remembered the wrong number.en
       
    • He dialed the wrong number.en
       
    • She dialed the right number.en
       
 
 
 
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Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Learn the dialogue

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
Good morning. David Brown speaking.en
Good morning. This is Emma Wood. I would like to speak to Mr. Gray.en
Just a second, I'll check if he is in already.en
Thank you.en
I am sorry, but Mr. Gray 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. Goodbye.en
Bye.en
 

Practice the dialogue

Complete the dialogue.
 
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Good morning. David Brown  .
 
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Good morning. This is Emma Wood. I would like to   to Mr. Gray.
 
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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. Gray 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   . Goodbye.
 
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Bye.
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Practice Listening

Listen to the short dialogue and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • He should not call again.en
       
    • He can call again tomorrow.en
       
    • He should call again in one hour.en
       
 
 
 
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    • He urgently needs to speak to Mr. Gray.en
       
    • He needs to meet Mr. Gray.en
       
    • He wants to eat dinner with Mr. Gray.en
       
 
 
 
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    • She is not surprised.en
       
    • He is not available today.en
       
    • She is not very hungry.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (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 Emma Wood. I would like to speak to Mr. Gray.en
Just a second, I'll check if he is in already.en
Thank you.en
I am sorry, but Mr. Gray 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. Goodbye.en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (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 Emma Wood. I would like to speak to Mr. Gray.en
Just a second, I'll check if he is in already.en
Thank you.en
I am sorry, but Mr. Gray 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. Goodbye.en
Bye.en
 


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