Telephone English: Spelling names and places

Telephone English: Spelling names and places Espresso English

Listen to this telephone message and take the quiz below to test your understanding. There are two listening options: fast (for intermediate to advanced students) and slow (for beginner to pre-intermediate students).

Fast:

Slow:

 

Tip: When spelling a word over the phone, many English speakers clarify the letters like this:

  • “F” as in “favorite”
  • “D” as in “dark”
  • “P” as in “purple”
    …etc.

Listen for these in the phone message, they will help you!

Telephone English: Spelling names and places

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Question 1
Where did the caller see the advertisement?
A
On the internet.
B
In a newspaper.
C
In a magazine.
Question 2
How long is the course?
A
One week
B
One month
C
One year
Question 3
What is the number of the caller's house?
A
3264
B
4254
C
3254
Question 4
What's the street name?
A
Sycanore Street
B
Sicamori Street
C
Sycamore Street
Question 5
What's the apartment number?
A
718
B
871
C
817
Question 6
What's the city and state?
A
Mewcastle, New York
B
Newcasdle, New York
C
Newcastle, New York
Question 7
What's the ZIP code (postal code)?
A
10796
B
10769
C
11706
Question 8
What's the caller's first name?
A
Aryana
B
Ariana
C
Ariama
Question 9
What's the caller's last name?
A
Lombardi
B
Lombardy
C
Londardi
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There are 9 questions to complete.

 

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