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Many English learners shudder at the thought of holding a phone conversation. What if you don’t understand what someone is saying? What if a poor connection makes it difficult to hear vital information? Well, help is at hand. This guide will lead you through some of the more useful phrases you’ll hear when talking on the phone and offer some solutions to common communication problems.
Thank you Jack!
That will help me in the future!
The formal one
c:Good morning,you've reached...
p:Good morning,this is Paul Hertford.Would I be able to speak to Andy Rodriguez,please?
c:I'm afaid she's currently out of the office.
p:I'm sorry but I didn't catch that.Would you mind repeating it ?
c:I'm afaid she's currently out of the office.Would you like to leave a message?
p:Yes,thanks a lot.Please let Mrs.Rodriguez know that I am stuck in traffic so I'll be a little late for the team meeting this afernoon.I will arrive at the Room C201 at 3:15pm.
c:I'm sorry I didn't catch the last part.Would you mind repeating it ?
p:I will arrive at the Room C201 at 3:15pm.
c:Is there anything else?
p:no,thank you for your help,goodbye.
c:You 're welcome,goodbye.