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.

Preparation

Transcript

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 ofti on Fri, 03/01/2020 - 10:58

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Hello,i think that voicemail is a good idea to know how call you at your office
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Submitted by Mohamad-Altaha on Sat, 21/12/2019 - 21:13

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at present, yes I do

Submitted by elit.sw on Tue, 03/12/2019 - 15:21

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Not really, I don't remember the last time I made a phone call and talked English, but I am sure I had to do it sometime.

Submitted by Rehameisa on Mon, 25/11/2019 - 11:37

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hello guys idid not try send voicemail message.because this function no work in my society

Submitted by Dariusz on Tue, 19/11/2019 - 00:01

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If I remember I have made two phone calls untill now and I have never left voicemail messages in English.

Submitted by Mehrafz on Mon, 18/11/2019 - 03:46

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Yes, I do.Typically, when I make a phone call and the other side is not available I leave a voicemail message for her or him.

Submitted by subedi sweety on Tue, 12/11/2019 - 09:55

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Well ! till this date i haven't sent an voicemail. When i was a freshman i started using phone and make calls since then. How time has changed now its done in various ways such as making calls in messenger , whatsapp ,viver and many more. Lets hope it will become simplest in the days to come.
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Submitted by ashrafsdmp on Tue, 12/11/2019 - 02:39

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Yes, I have made a phone call in English many times but haven't sent voicemail yet. But now it's super easy to make calls via internet. Nowadays, we can call our friends and family through whatsapp, imo, messenger so on and so forth. Thank you!
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Submitted by hoailinh on Sun, 03/11/2019 - 10:12

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Well, I never leave a voicemail both English and Vietnam. When I was a sophomore, I worked as a cashier at the traditional restaurant, the customer called me to order Vietnam food. And I tried talking with them in English. Although I don't speak English well, luckily they can understand me. I think leaving a voicemail is very expensive while we can send a message. In this way, the recipient can easily record information and read it again at any time. So, I never leave a voicemail.