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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Average: 4.4 (318 votes)

Submitted by Ibrahimmuteferrika on Sun, 16/01/2022 - 16:04


No, I never made it. Because, I just needed English to use when I was doing waiterness. So, I didn't study anybody to make a communication with English. I just got ne English voice message from my English teacher which was about my question. That's it.

Submitted by jmajo on Thu, 13/01/2022 - 14:18


No I didn't, at least not many often as I would like to practise my English, I sometimes receive phone calls from people who speak English though. Most of the times I need to write emails in English to customers and suppliers but I rarely need to call them.

Thanks for the lesson.
Great site!

Submitted by Ahmed_Abouelazm on Fri, 31/12/2021 - 12:14


i do, but these days we use smart apps to send a voice message

Submitted by mamalirezaenglish on Wed, 29/12/2021 - 12:19


I've never leave voice message or call somebody in English. Because I don't have a friend who is fluent in English.

Submitted by Mahmoud Erakey on Tue, 28/12/2021 - 14:15


I always reply with an Email

Submitted by Albert73 on Sat, 25/12/2021 - 22:23


I'd rather answer emails than calls

Submitted by chan_official on Thu, 23/12/2021 - 10:15


To be honest I had never speak English either in phone calls or voice mails.
When someone speaks in English in phone calls, I struggled a lot to answer them.

Submitted by Thein Htet Zaw on Wed, 22/12/2021 - 08:27


Not always, I use my phone call message in Burmese because I am a burmese but sometimes I make a make a call in English maybe.