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 (196 votes)

Submitted by Sara-adel285 on Sat, 10/12/2022 - 14:50


No i have never leave phone call or voice mails before but i have practice the language before in an course before but i was very nervous and afraid of saying something in a wrong way .

Submitted by FeliipeAndresA on Thu, 08/12/2022 - 20:26


I never leave messages.

Submitted by ahmedelkhawaga on Tue, 06/12/2022 - 21:52


it is a good activity

Submitted by goodenglisheli on Fri, 02/12/2022 - 15:58


Really good listening

Submitted by storm18 on Fri, 25/11/2022 - 04:20


No, I didn't. In my native language, I also didn't leave any message because I'm not good at speak so I am a little bit lost my confidence

Submitted by Hajer ABBES on Thu, 24/11/2022 - 18:21


No. I have ever make phone calls or leave voicemail messages in English.

Submitted by Haje_tj on Tue, 15/11/2022 - 03:30


I speak not very fluently but yeah i did talk to in English some friends.

Submitted by melnichenkkoo on Thu, 03/11/2022 - 15:18


Well, I’ve had a phone call with my friend from Brazil in English. It was an useful experience which showed me where to pay attention and what to catch up, because there were some misunderstandings in our conversation which I don’t want to have no longer.