Telephone English

Operator: Hello, Ader and Co, How can I help you?

 

Peter: This is John Peterson. Can I talk to Samuel Chapman?

 

Operator: Certainly, hold on a minute, I'll put you through...

 

Sandra: Samuel Chapman’s office, Sandra speaking.

 

John: This is John Peterson calling, is Samuel in?

 

Sandra: I'm afraid he's out at the moment. Can I take a message?

 

John: Yes, could you ask him to call me at 555 67 890. I need to talk to him about the new cosmetics line, it's urgent.

 

Sandra: Could you repeat the number please?

 

John: Yes, 555 67 890, and this is John Peterson.

 

Sandra: Thank you Mr. Peterson, I'll make sure Samuel gets this asap.

 

John: Thanks, bye.

 

Sandra: Bye.