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 leonlo on Wed, 06/01/2021 - 20:59

Rarely, infact I use message from Iphone and I leave a voice note to the person with I'm talking in that moment.

Submitted by mrelvinaliyev on Wed, 06/01/2021 - 07:05

I prefer to leave voicemail message. Rarely I make phone calls because I don't like. :)

Submitted by ghaila on Wed, 06/01/2021 - 06:42

No I didn’t make voice call before

Submitted by Ngu Wah on Mon, 04/01/2021 - 13:52

I have never make phone call or leave voice message in English. But I want to do it.

Submitted by mohammed bashe… on Mon, 28/12/2020 - 09:13

i want to downloads voice how??

Hello mohammed,

If you are using a computer, you can right-click on the audio player and choose 'Save As'. If you're using another device, I'm afraid it depends on what the device is.

All the best,


The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by Joselyn15 on Sun, 27/12/2020 - 16:14

I never had a phone call with someone from the USA or another country who speaks English natively. I hope to have a phone call in english soon.

Submitted by thanhikeaung on Sat, 26/12/2020 - 04:37

I don't used to leave message but always made a call.

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Fri, 25/12/2020 - 03:39

Ni, I never make voicemail message to anyone in English. I usually leaves a message or when I feel it's urgent then I make phone calls. Voicemail message is not good for me.

Submitted by bluesea101 on Thu, 24/12/2020 - 15:31

Not long, but vivid sentences. I have just learnt how to ask briefly something.