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Stage 9

Just returning your call…

Como você retorna uma ligação? Sabia que existem expressões próprias para isso? Aprenda nesta lição!

1 . O que você diz quando deixa um recado para alguém? Quais das expressões abaixo você já conhece?

get back to you | give you a ring | drop you a line | be in touch | call me back | just phoning to say | just returning your call

2 . Ouça os recados deixados por estas pessoas. Quais das expressões acima são usadas por elas?

Grammar: Future with will

Lembre-se: usamos will para decisões futuras que não foram planejadas anteriormente.

Anyway, I’ll call again later.
It’s Mandy here, I’ll speak to you this evening.

3 . Ouça novamente e encontre quatro exemplos desse uso de will nas mensagens.

4 . Complete as mensagens com um dos verbos do quadro abaixo.

ring (×2) | drop | returning (×2) | be | give (×2)

1 It’s Jenny here, …………. your call.

2 As you’re not there, I’ll …………… you a line.

3 Don’t bother to ring me back. I’ll ……………. in touch.

4 I’m on 564327 if you want to ………………. me back.

5 I’ll ……………… you a ring sometime.

6 John? It’s me. Can you …………… me back as soon as possible?

7 Mr Beadle? Ashcroft’s here. Could you …………….. us a call when you get in?

8 Tricia? It’s Marie. I’m just …………….. your call.

How to say it

Ouça estas frases. Você consegue identificar as palavras mais enfatizadas?

Can you call me back?
I’ve got a message for Jane.
I’ll drop you a line.
I’ll be in touch.

5 . Ouça as mensagens e sublinhe as palavras que têm sua pronúncia enfatizada. Há duas palavras enfatizadas em cada frase.

1 I’m returning your call.

2 I’ll get back to you tomorrow.

3 I’ll speak to you later.

4 Have you been trying to get hold of me?

5 Could you call me back?

20 minutes+

Relacione as colunas da esquerda (1–6) e da direita (a–f) para completar as frases.

1 I just called to say

2 I’ll drop you a line

3 Could you get

4 Could you give

5 She said she would

6 Don’t bother to

a) be in touch again soon.

b) your mother a ring this evening?

c) phone me back today.

d) about the arrangements for the party.

e) thank you for coming over last night.

f) back to me as soon as possible?


Respostas:

Exercício 2

1 just returning your call

2 get back to you

3 give you a ring

4 drop you a line

5 be in touch

6 just phoning to say

7 call me back

Exercício 3

I’ll get back to you.

I’ll speak to you later.

I’ll drop you a line instead.

I’ll be in touch.

Exercício 4

1 returning

2 drop

3 be

4 ring

5 give

6 ring

7 give

8 returning

Exercício 5

1 I’m returning your call.

2 I’ll get back to you tomorrow.

3 I’ll speak to you later.

4 Have you been trying to get hold of me?

5 Could you call me back?

20 minutes+

1-e; 2-d; 3-f; 4-b; 5-a; 6-c