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TELEPHONE ENGLISH

BOOKING BY PHONE

by Bob Wilson at autoenglish.org

Okay, this is the last lesson. Study how to make a reservation and then take the course revision test
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Booking a table at a restaurant
Listen and read
  The caller makes the call
Restaurant: Pomodoro Restaurant. How can I help you?
Caller: Hello. I'd like to a table for three for Friday night.
Restaurant: Certainly What time?
Caller: Half eight
Restaurant: Okay. Could you tell me your name, please?
Caller: Malcolm Wainwright
Restaurant: Right. Table for three at half eight this Friday.
  Look forward to seeing you, Mr Wainwright.
Watch

Booking a taxi
Listen and read
Telephonist: Burton Taxis. How can I help?
Caller: Hello. I'd like a taxi for tomorrow morning at seven to Clapham Junction.
Telephonist: Right. Can you give me your name, address and phone number, please?
Caller: Jim Brown. 17 East Street, Balham. 0175 2508
Telephonist: Jim Brown. 17 East Street, Balham.  0175 2508
Caller: How much would that cost?
Telephonist: About fifteen pounds.
Caller: That's fine.
Telephonist: Right, your taxi will be at the door at seven tomorrow.

 

 
Practise the key phrases
Listen and repeat
I'd like to a table for three for Friday night.
I'd like a taxi for tomorrow morning at seven to Clapham Junction.
Revision Test for Telephone English

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OTHER STUFF
TELEPHONE ENGLISH EXERCISE.pdf
TELEPHONE ENGLISH ROLE PLAY GAME
USEFUL TELEPHONE PHRASES.doc