English course Telephone English
By JanineMurray
Languages
English
Level
Pre-Intermediate
Lessons
5
School
None
Learn the common phrases that are used on the telephone! This course includes a number of methods to help you improve your telephoning skills. We will cover specific telephoning expressions and telephoning techniques to improve confidence when telephoning. This is supplemented with lots of practical exercises and role plays to give you the confidence you need to speak on the phone in English. The course focuses on formal business telephone English but will also cover informal situations (phoning friends in other countries) if necessary.
Teachers:

* Expressions to answer and use the phone in English. *...   more * Expressions to answer and use the phone in English. * Practise some ways to answer the phone. * Discuss formal and informal telephone English. * Work on pronunciation and intonation.   less
There are a number of phrases and idioms that are only used...   more There are a number of phrases and idioms that are only used when telephoning. In this lesson we will take a look at a example dialogue containing the most common expressions, and practice using various role-plays.   less
Learn how to successfully take messages in English and...   more Learn how to successfully take messages in English and connect clients to other people in your office.   less
In this lesson we will look at a variety of telephone...   more In this lesson we will look at a variety of telephone dialogues both for formal and informal situations. The main part of this lesson will be spent practicing, via role-plays, various telephone conversations. Great for consolidating the vocabulary you have learnt and building your confidence for the real thing!   less
This lesson includes: a) Some practical tips for getting...   more This lesson includes: a) Some practical tips for getting native English-speakers to slow down!! b) Useful expressions to use when the line is bad or you can't hear or understand the caller. c) 'Real' expressions that native-speakers use on the phone in both formal and informal situations.   less

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