A professional phone call

"Un appel professionnel"
French B2 writing exercise

Sonia Martel is talking to M. Delarue's executive assistant.

Pay attention to the hints!

Some vocabulary you may want to look up before or during this exercise: "[Name] speaking (phone)", "to be back", "to attend (a meeting)", "to be supposed to", "as soon as possible", "to make a decision", "a file (client)", "to submit an offer", "to write (a message) down".

I’ll give you some sentences to translate into French

  • I’ll show you where you make mistakes
  • I’ll keep track of what you need to practise
  • Change my choices if you want
Start the exercise

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- Hello, Sonia Martel speaking, could you put me through to Mr Delarue please ? - I'm sorry Mrs. Martel, but he's not available at the moment. - Do you know when he'll be back? - The meeting that he's currently attending is supposed to finish in about twenty minutes. May I take a message? - Yes, thank you. Tell him that I need him to come see me in my office as soon as possible. We need to make a decision regarding the Trenton file, and they want us to submit our offer by the end of the day. - I've written your message down and I'll give it to him as soon as he's back.