Life in the U.S.

Telephone Verbs – Level 1

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1. Learn new words

Today we are going to learn about phrasal verbs when using the phone.

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Read the word and use the play ▶ button to hear the pronunciation.

Lea la palabra y use el botón de PLAY ▶ para escuchar la pronunciación.

SPEAK UP: usually used in orders to tell somebody to speak more loudly

PICK UP: to answer a phone

HOLD ON: used to tell somebody to wait or stop

PUT THROUGH: to connect somebody by telephone

CALL BACK: to telephone somebody again or to telephone somebody who telephoned you earlier