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  • Hello everyone.

  • I'm Jason from ITI, TAITRA.

  • Welcome to Everyday English.

  • Today I'm going to talk to you about

  • how you can ask for someone on the telephone.

  • Many second language speakers of English

  • find it difficult talking on the phone,

  • and you may wonder how you can ask for someone

  • when you call somewhere.

  • Well, I'm happy to tell you it's much easier than it seems.

  • When you want to talk to someone on the phone,

  • there are some easy phrases you can use.

  • First, you can say, “May I speak with so and so?”

  • Let's see an example:

  • Cory: Hello.

  • Jason: Hello. May I speak with Cory please?

  • Cory: Speaking.

  • You can also say, “I'd like to speak with so and so.”

  • Let's see an example for this one.

  • Cory: Hello.

  • Jason: Hello. I'd like to speak with Chris, please.

  • Cory: Hold on. I'll put you through.

  • There's also one more phrase you can use

  • and that's "I'm trying to reach so and so."

  • Let's see how this one is used.

  • Cory: Hello.

  • Jason: Hello. I'm trying to reach Brent.

  • Cory: I'm sorry, but he's busy at the moment.

  • I hope this helps!

  • Thanks for watching.

Hello everyone.

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【ITI ENGLISH】│ Asking for Someone on the Phone|ITI, TAITRA

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    Elena posted on 2019/01/09
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