dǎ diàn huà
Making Telephone Calls
wèi , nǐ zhǎo shuí ?
Hello! Who are you looking for?
qǐng wèn , mǎ lì zài ma ?
Excuse me, is Mary there?
tā xiàn zài bú zài .
She is not here right now.
nǐ dǎ liù liù bā bā yāo yāo yāo liù .
Call the number 66881116.
dǎ cuò le .
You’ve got the wrong number.
zhàn xiàn .
The line is busy.
méi rén jiē .
dà táng ma ? qǐng jiē 912 hào fáng jiān .
Is that reception? Please transfer me to Room 912.
nǐ néng zhuǎn gào tā ma ?
Can you take a message to him?
wǒ kě yǐ liú yán ma ?
Can I leave a message?
qǐng tā gěi wǒ huí diàn huà , hào mǎ shì
Ask him to call me back. My number is …
qǐng nǐ guò yí huì er zài dǎ lái .
Please call again in a few minutes.
wǒ tīng bú jiàn .
I can’t hear you.
qǐng nǐ dà shēng diǎn er .
nǐ kě yǐ dǎ tā de shǒu jī .
You may call him on his mobile phone.
When making a call, you should choose a time that is convenient for the other party. It is generally not appropriate to make calls during breaks, meal times, and holidays, and it is not appropriate to make official calls; half an hour before the meal time, if you do not invite someone to dinner, you should not make a call; call overseas people Telephone, we must first understand the time difference.
You should be fully prepared before the call, and you should greet the other party appropriately during the call, declare your family name, and explain briefly according to the prepared content, and your speech should be concise. Speak appropriately, speak clearly, and speak at an even rate.