Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #53841: Phoning
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...
|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.|
|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?|
|Mr Johns? - Speaking.|
|Hullo, this is Mike speaking.|
|Can I leave a message?|
Build this dialogue. The first sentence is: Hello! Welcome to...
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