Telephone Conversations in English

Hi! To talk on the phone or to talk by the phone? What is “a landline”? In the quiz below, you will find some vocabulary to help you out with telephone conversations in English. If you need to revise it first, check out my video on the topic first.


Talking On The Phone

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When the telephone needs charging and doesn't work

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When the telephone is still working but already needs charging

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 We got cut off means ...

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I couldn't get through to you means

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When you are finishing a telephone conversation, you ...

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Put through means

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Hold on means

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Continue the mini-dialogue:

"- Can I speak to John?

- ....

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To take a message means

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To leave a message means

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He is out at the moment means ...

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Choose the correct sentence

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Choose the correct sentence

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Which type of the phone has a cord?

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