Getting started with Spanish 3
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5 Difficulties when talking on the phone

In this activity, you will hear as Hernán encounters difficulties in reaching his colleague on the phone. Listen to each clip and answer the multiple choice questions about what's going wrong.

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Listen to someone trying to get through to Señora Villalobos.
(a)
HERNÁN
Con la señora Villalobos, por favor.
SPEAKER #2
No, aquí no hay ninguna señora Villalobos. Se ha equivocado de número.
HERNÁN
Ah, perdone.
SPEAKER #2
Nada. Adiós.
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What went wrong?

a. 

Hernán had the wrong number


b. 

Mrs Villalobos’s line was engaged


c. 

Mrs Villalobos was not in


The correct answer is a.

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(b)
HERNÁN
Con la señora Villalobos, por favor.
SPEAKER #2
¿Quién llama?
HERNÁN
Hernán Echevarría.
SPEAKER #2
Un momento, ahora le paso. Lo siento, está comunicando
HERNÁN
Okey, la llamo más tarde.
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What went wrong?

a. 

Hernán had the wrong number


b. 

Mrs Villalobos’s line was engaged


c. 

Mrs Villalobos was not in


The correct answer is b.

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(c)
HERNÁN
Por favor, ¿puedo hablar con la señora Villalobos?
SPEAKER #2
Sí, un momentito. Lo siento, señor, en este momento no está.
HERNÁN
¿No?
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Interactive feature not available in single page view (see it in standard view).

What went wrong?

a. 

Hernán had the wrong number


b. 

Mrs Villalobos’s line was engaged


c. 

Mrs Villalobos was not in


The correct answer is c.

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