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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #53841: Phoning
    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Phone calls [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - On the phone - On the phone at the office - On the phone and prepositions - Make a phone call - On the phone - Conversation: answering machine - Business words - Dialogue: SMS
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    Phoning


    Introducing yourself
    John Edwards speaking.

    This is John Edwards.

     

    Asking who is on the telephone
    Excuse me, who is this?

    Can I ask who is calling, please?

    Asking for Someone
    Can I have extension 56?
    Could I speak to...?
    Is Sarah in?
    I'll put you through
    Can you hold the line? Can you hold on a moment?

    How to reply when someone is not available
    I'm afraid ... is not available at the moment
    The line is busy...
    Mr X isn't in... Mr X is out at the moment...

     

    Taking a Message
    Can I take a message?
    Can I tell him who is calling?
    Would you like to leave a message?

     

    Other useful sentences...

    TELEPHONING
    Where is the nearest phone box?
    Where are the phone directories?
    I want Directory Enquiries.
    I want to make a phone call to France.
    What is the code for Paris?
    Could I have extension 302?
    Hold the line.
    It's engaged.
    I can't get through at all.
    The number is not ringing.
    I've got the wrong number.
    The phone is out of order.
    We were cut off.
    I'll try again later.
    Could I speak to Mr Jones?
    Could you put me through to John?
    Who's speaking?
    Mr Johns? - Speaking.
    Hullo, this is Mike speaking.
    Can I leave a message?

     

     

     

     


    > EXERCISE

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