A voicemail message

A voicemail message

Listen to a voicemail message and answer the questions to practise your listening skills.

Do the preparation task first.

Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.



John: Hi, this is John. Thanks for calling. I'm not here at the moment, so please leave a message and I'll call you back.

Marina: Hi, John, this is Marina Silva calling from Old Time Toys. Your colleague Alex gave me your phone number. She said you can help me.

I need some information on your new products. Could you please call me when you are back in the office? My phone number is 0-2-0-8, 6-5-5-7-6-2-1.

Also, can you please email me your new brochure and information about your prices? My email address is Marina, that's M-A-R-I-N-A, dot Silva, S-I-L-V-A, at O-L-D-T-I-M-E hyphen toys dot com.

Thanks a lot. I look forward to hearing from you.

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Submitted by cittàutopica on Tue, 02/04/2019 - 18:12

Do you ever make phone calls or leave voicemail messages in English? No, I've never made phone calls in English, but I've sometimes left voicemail messages in English.
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Submitted by mehrazin on Tue, 02/04/2019 - 08:29

Dear British council Team we like to make phone calls with our foreign guests in our hotel as they make them feel relax so during their stay they feel that some one is get ready to be as a kindly assistant for everything and to be a guide for them . we give them some recommendations such as introducing the most important see-sights ,and the best museums , mausoleums aswell and also the shrines of the famous scientists and poets, in order to help them both to choose the tourist points and to help them to save their times . our concierge part in our hotel send them emails but i never left voicemail messages in English poets . we have concierge part in our hotel, they send the guests emails but i v never leave voicemail messages in English. many thanks to the perfect british council Team Love you all With best wishes

Submitted by IsraelMg on Mon, 01/04/2019 - 06:17

Yes i do, i usually call my friend that lives in USA and we talk about how is Usa, l like to talk with him because i know more about cultures in other countries

Submitted by krigss91350 on Sat, 30/03/2019 - 07:03

Sometimes i call to my friend from US on skype.But i never leave voicemail message
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