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 Caterina Siligardi on Thu, 22/08/2019 - 17:19

No, I never made phone call in English , until now. I'm sorry.
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Submitted by Magedelabd on Sat, 17/08/2019 - 17:11

yes i did many phone calls in English , most of them was interviews for jobs . exchange questions and answers about a vacant positions.

Submitted by fatimamashal123 on Wed, 07/08/2019 - 18:56

yes i do i usually do it when someone is not responding or dont read massages maybe when its hard to write a massage just send an voicemail instead of write a massage

Submitted by jdevera21 on Tue, 30/07/2019 - 07:12

Do you ever make phone calls or leave voicemail messages in English? Absolutely indeed I made phone calls every day to my family, colleagues, and friends the main things is to share information, provide some updates, give personal advise thoughts and opinion, discussion about new trends and happenings in work-related or outside the workplace.

Submitted by Niloofar on Mon, 22/07/2019 - 03:35

Hi Dear kirk I'm an english Beginner, and so excited about your podcasts, thank you a lot

Submitted by ameensam1 on Sat, 20/07/2019 - 12:13

Hi all, I wonder if anyone can help in pointing me in the right direction. My wife is going to be having an English test in August as part of the requirement for joining me in the UK and the test is A1 Speaking and Listening. If any of you have been down a similar path using any of the tools on here, I'll really appreciate your help. Many thanks.
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Submitted by Kirk Moore on Sat, 20/07/2019 - 21:57

In reply to by ameensam1


Hello ameensam1

I would recommend our Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills pages at the A1 level. There are also a few more videos in the LearnEnglish Teens Speaking skills section that could be helpful, and our Starting Out video series might also be a good resource. I'd also recommend visiting TakeIELTS, where you can find additional resources that should be helpful. Finally, our social media team posts useful links every day on our Facebook page -- you might find some useful resources there as well.

Good luck to both of you!

All the best


The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by Lameed Mohamed on Fri, 19/07/2019 - 21:37

I have never called anybody in English but recently i joined academy for English learning and i chat in English with my colleagues most of times ..