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 Youssef Karfouh on Sun, 26/04/2020 - 14:37

no i don't , I never make phone call or leave a message voice in english 'cause i never had a chance to do it

Submitted by riquemecone on Sat, 25/04/2020 - 19:49

Unfortunately I do not ever make phone calls or leave voicemail messagens in English, but I frequently send e-mails in English. Coincidentally nest monday I will have a confere call by skype with some Americans (but it is not commom), I houpe I could understand and speak well. I hope all is well with you amidst all the virus stuff. Be safe.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Sat, 25/04/2020 - 10:26

Yes.I call often to foreign people in whatsap and i speak in English with them.

Submitted by Cristhopher on Sat, 25/04/2020 - 00:52

Well, at my job we never make phone calls to English customers, because the majority of them just talk spanish, but sometimes third party personnel calls us from other countries, maybe the US, and we must talk to them in English.

Submitted by Titi on Fri, 24/04/2020 - 20:43

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Submitted by Titi on Fri, 24/04/2020 - 20:34

Yeah i very often call my buddies in English through WhatsApp or just through a simple phone call to have some information about them but when for instance they are not online on WhatsApp i leave a voice message or i can write them messages.

Submitted by JTEROBA on Thu, 23/04/2020 - 14:22

At my job, I rarely have to take some calls in English but I speak it a little bit.

Submitted by will_wpo on Wed, 22/04/2020 - 15:59

No, never. Where I work, I never speak english. But would be very interesting to begin to speak english.