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Telephone calls
Thomas Nash
"My telephone keeps  ringing; it sounds like a long distance call."   Muddy Waters

Hello.  Is that you, Amy ?

Hello.  May I speak to Miss Cho, please?
Speaking.  Who is it, please?
This is Harriet Chang.

Is that you, Rebecca?
Yes, who is it, please?
It's meChristine.  Christine Huang.
Oh-- hello, Christine.

Is that you, Kent?
No, this is Derrick.
Oh.. Is Kent there, please?
--Yes, just a minute, please. // Kent, it's for you.
--No, I'm afraid he's out.
Would you like to leave a message?
May I take a message?
Could I leave a message, please?

Hello, this is Joyce Chen.  May I speak to Cecilia Yeung,   please?
I'm afraid you have the wrong  number.
Oh--sorry.
That's all  right.

Hello, may I speak to Ada Chen, please?
May I ask who's calling?
This is Sylvia Chen.

Would you like to leave a message, Clementine?
Oh, that's all right, Iris. I'll call back later.

This is Candy Yang.  I'm calling to find out . . . .
I'd like to ask......
Could you tell me....

I'd like to speak to someone about......
Could I talk to someone about......

CLOSERS FOR THE CALLER
Well, I'd better let you go, Jane
Thanks for your time, Kiki
I know you're busy Miss Liang, so I'll let you go
It's been good talking to you, Dana

CLOSERS FOR THE PERSON CALLED
Well,, thanks for calling, Priscilla
Let me know if I can be of any further help, Tom
I appreciate your calling, Jessie
I'm afraid I don't have time to talk, Shirley.