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Talking on the Telephone

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Hello! Can I speak to...?

This is always one of the biggest challenges for a language learner.  Face to face, you can use your hands and facial expressions to communicate, but on the telephone you only have your speaking and listening skills.  However, learning a few key expressions can help a lot.

 

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Office Phone

Video lesson.

Level: Elementary to Pre-Inter. This website has video Go>

Telephone English

Business English practice.

Introducing yourself

Asking to speak to someone

Level: Elementary to Intermediate. You need Flash. This website has sound Go>

BBC Learn English - Talking Business

Listen to, read and download telephone conversations. Learn useful expressions.

Level: Upper Inter. You need Flash. This website has sound Go>

Telephone Dialogue and Useful Expressions.

ASAP means 'as soon as possible'. Go>

Who Says What? 

A telephone language quiz. Go>

Choose the Correct Answer

Test yourself and learn. Go>

"I'm afraid..."

The secretary / receptionist's favourite expression!  Find out how to use it in different situations. Go>

Leaving a message

A short and simple guide to leaving a voicemail or answerphone message. Go>

Scrambled Sentences

Rearrange the words to make a correct sentence. Go>

Telephone Language

Seven pages of practice!  Formal and informal situations. 

Level: Upper Inter.    Go>

 

 

 

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Speaking & Listening for Business

Speaking - General English, including pronunciation and conversation.

 

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