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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #47874: On the phone
    > Other English exercises on the same topics: Speaking | Phone calls [Change theme]
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    On the phone


    Here are some words about the telephone.            

    a receiver

    a telephone call

    the right number

    the wrong number

    the dialling tone

    the operator

    a directory

    the line

    a local call

    a trunk-call

    a long-distance call

    a reverse-charge call

    a voice

    a question

    an answer

    a conversation

    a subscriber



    to insert a coin


    to call someone

    to lift the receiver

    to dial a number

    to listen to

    to talk to

    to give someone a ring

    Examples  :

     Can I make a phone call,please?


    I have coins for the telephone-box !


    The phone is ringing.


    I'm making a trunk-call, and later I must make a local-call.


    The line was engaged, now  it's free.


    Can you ring back please?


    What is the dialling code for New York ?


    Do you have a directory please?


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    1. Oh no ! The line is , she is probably talking to her husband.

    2. I'm inserting a into the phone box.

    3. I'm to someone on the phone as a practical joke.

    4. I the receiver, because I thought it was my favourite singer. It was so stupid.

    5. Where is your please? I'd like to find out Maxim's number.

    6. Have you got a ? I'd like to call my daughter.

    7. Hold the please, an operator will assist you.

    8. He is calling from the to find out the results of his exams.

    9. I had a with Maria for one hour about her children.

    10. I don't have any for the telephone-box, what can I do ?

    11. I'm the number of your grandmother.

    12. Be quiet! Grandad is your sister.

    13. Oh ! It's the second time I have dialled a ! What is the right number ?

    14. Ben, can I use your phone? I'd like to phone my daughter ! What is the here ?

    15. Mike, can I make a with your phone? Mine is out of order !

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