Englisch on the phone - exercises and solutions


English on the phone.

To speak English on the phone for ESL learners is a challenge all on its own.
If you speak English on the phone, you will have to focus many things which in normal conversation don't play an important role.
You cannot interpret your dialog partner's body language. Nor can you read their lips.
Interferences and bad connections add insult to injury.
If you have to think about the right vocabulary in such a stressful situation your telco is doomed to fail.
Therefore, it makes sense to come prepared.

It is paramount to learn all relevant vocabulary regarding its idiomatic usage in phone conversations.

You will find all relevant expressions and words on this page, packed into exercises, in order to support you in learning correct telephone English.