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1 L/O/G/O Unit 2 Can I Take a Message? (II) Unit 2 Can I Take a Message? (II)

2 Teaching aims Developing the skill of getting telephone numbers, addresses, times, dates. Developing the skill of making and receiving phone calls. Learn to taking and leaving a message.

3 Part I Getting Ready Vocabulary 1. person-to-person call 2. collect call 3. go through 4. operator 5. hang up 6. information 7. answering machine 8. exchange 9. touch-tone telephone 10. IDD

4 Part II Giving and receiving phone calls Message taking is one of the most useful skills in dealing with telephone calls. A great deal of practice is needed in this respect. Listen to some recorded phone calls and complete the messages.

5 Part II Giving and receiving phone calls 1. From: Mr. Evans of Smith and Wheel Message: There are a few details regarding the sale of your property that need discussion. Contact him as soon as possible 2. From: Paola Andreotti from Rome Message: Call her at before tomorrow evening to clear up a mix-up about the labeling of product number 15437B.

6 Part III Oh, theres a phone. Go through the following vocabulary before listening to a conversation. 1. wait a sec: wait a second 2. wanna: want to 3. a quarter: a 25-cent coin 4. oh, boy: here, an expression of disgust 5. cmon: come on

7 Part III Oh, theres a phone. Listen to the conversation. Answering the questions.. 1. Where did the conversation take place? 2. When did the conversation take place? 3. How old are the speakers? 4. What is their relationship? 5. What did they plan to do? 6. Why one of them had to make a phone call? 7. Why couldnt the call get through the first two times?

8 Part IV: More about the topic: Videophones Get the Call How to make sure that kids behave at home? What to do with the lonely grandparents who can't see their grandchildren often? Brilliant Scientists invented videophones to solve the problem. Listen to a short passage about videophones. Supply the missing words while listening.

9 Part V How to make an International Direct Call (IDD) With the advent of the program-controlled telephone, you can make an IDD without the help of an operator. Know the four things when making an IDD: 1. the Access Code 2. the Country Code 3.the Area Code 4. the Local Telephone Number.

10 Homework Review the whole unit. Preview the next unit. Listen to two pieces of VOA Special English News.

11 Thank You!


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