Leaving a message

Listen to someone leaving a message to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Transcript

Jane: Hello, this is the sales department. Jane Solomon speaking.

Peter: Hello, is Maria Fernandez there, please?

Jane: No, I'm sorry. She's not in the office at the moment. She's on her lunch break.

Peter: Oh. Could you take a message, please? Could you tell her that Peter Griffin called?

Jane: Sure. Could you give me your number?

Peter: It's 0-7-4-6-0 double 9-0-1 double 8.

Jane: Thanks. That's 0-7-4-6-0 2-9-0-1-2-8.

Peter: Sorry, no. It's 0-7-4-6-0 9-9-0-1-8-8.

Jane: 9-9-0-1-8-8.

Peter: Yes. Please ask her to call me back, and tell her it's about the PXO project. I need the new project figures.

Jane: The PXO project. Right. I'll give her your message when she comes back to the office.

Peter: Thank you. In case I'm in a meeting when she calls back, can I give you my email address too?

Jane: Of course.

Peter: Great. It's P-E-T-E-R dot G-R-I-F-F-I-N at F-R-E-S-H dot com.

Jane: Can I read that back to you?

Peter: Sure.

Jane: That's P-E-T-E-R dot G-R-I-F-F-I-N at F-R-E-S-H dot com.

Peter: Yes, that's it.

Jane: OK. I'll tell her you called.

Peter: Thank you. Goodbye.

Jane: Goodbye.

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Average: 4 (1 vote)

Submitted by eduvilar on Tue, 30/06/2020 - 14:06

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Never. Last week, I had an interview in English. It was so hard.

Submitted by abudo93 on Sat, 27/06/2020 - 21:37

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I made many phone calls by messenger app or what's up and massages exchange through Facebook app, especially in currently time because of coronavirus we must to stay at home. Now I'm talk to my best friend is (Tawfiq Raja)

Submitted by Asni on Thu, 25/06/2020 - 22:27

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Unfortunately, I never make calls in English .

Submitted by Alexander Shev… on Tue, 23/06/2020 - 18:27

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Twice-thrice a year...But it depends of my aims, may be 2-3 times a day)

Submitted by suraj1995b on Fri, 19/06/2020 - 11:18

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I always speak in my native language.

Submitted by LarisaAlp on Sun, 14/06/2020 - 15:30

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I never make a phone conversation in English, because my partners don't speak English. But if my foreign students ask me in English on the phone about something (SMS) I answer them in English too. Unfortunately, it happens very seldom.

Submitted by Teresa Chi on Sat, 13/06/2020 - 13:47

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I never had a phone conversation in English yet. because i don't think that i have enough vocabulary to express mýelf

Submitted by iisrimadanti20 on Fri, 12/06/2020 - 23:14

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I've never make a phone calls in english, because peoples around me not understand that english. but i want to practiced and tried to improve my english skills. ^^

Submitted by Sharif Tayyebi on Wed, 03/06/2020 - 11:10

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In this case, I never call to my friends in English, because they don't understand English. I have a brother who is in India, and sometimes I chat with him in English. I should say that it is the main problem of mine that I don't have an English student partner. If there were somebody, I would prefer to call him/her and speak English. Regards, Tayyebi

Submitted by mouna99 on Mon, 18/05/2020 - 16:16

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I sometimes do phone calls in English with my friends