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.

Task 1

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Submitted by Chele on Sat, 28/03/2020 - 12:28

I usually make phone calls or send email. I don't like to leave voicemail messages in English.

Submitted by JosePotes20 on Thu, 26/03/2020 - 13:09

Hi, not, I have never left a Message in English, In English is difficult to does it, but I'd like to try it, may be it's funny, to know that you are learning, things that you always want to do in English, But I am not scary to try. I'm ready.

Submitted by Asad91 on Mon, 23/03/2020 - 06:34

Yes I always make a call to person for information

Submitted by AlejandraIlud22 on Mon, 23/03/2020 - 02:16

No. My job doesn't officially require it. I promote it by talking to my boss and my partner Cristina. But only with short sentences

Submitted by Diana Avila on Sat, 21/03/2020 - 20:57

No, I haven´t called or left voicemail messages in English, but I occasionally I write some messages in English for Whatsapp

Submitted by Lakbir othman on Thu, 19/03/2020 - 15:27

I didn't but i do that in whatssap

Submitted by rpikeri on Wed, 18/03/2020 - 20:20

I do make phone calls in English, but never left a voice in English. I do send notes via whatsapp in English.
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Submitted by Sergei Baskakov on Wed, 18/03/2020 - 19:54

Yes, I do. It was scary for me because I made many mistakes.