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Using the Phone in Japanese

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Using the Phone in Japanese

電話です。

denwa desu.
It's the phone.

私がとります。

watashi ga torimasu.
I'll get it.

もしもし

moshi moshi
Hello.

おひさしぶりですね。

ohisashiburi desu ne.
It has been a while!

お元気でしたか?

ogenki deshita ka?
How have you been?

さっきはありがとう。

sakki wa arigatou.
Thank you for that (the other day).

(青木さん)に電話してください。

(aoki san) ni denwa shite kudasai.
Please call (Mr./Mrs Aoki)

青木さんは、いらっしゃいますか?

aoki san wa, irasshaimasu ka?
Is Mr. (or Mrs. or Miss...) Aoki there?

お世話になっております。

osewa ni natte orimasu.
Thank you for being helpful.

あしたうちに帰ります。

ashita uchi ni kaerimasu.
(S)he will come home tomorrow.

伝言ありますか?

dengon arimasu ka?
Do you want to leave a message?

ジョンです。

jon desu.
This is John.

ちょっと待ってください。

chotto matte kudasai.
Just one moment.

失礼ですが、どちらさまでしょうか?

shitsurei desu ga, dochira sama deshou ka?
Excuse me, but what is your name?

もう少しゆっくりとお話しいただきませんか?

mou sukoshi yukkuri to ohanashi itadakimasen ka?
Would you mind speaking a bit slower?

電話中です。

denwa chuu desu.
(I) am on the phone.

今出かけているんだけど。

ima dekakete irun dakedo.
(S)he is not in right now.

夜分遅く恐れ入ります。

yabun osoku osore irimasu.
I am sorry for calling so late.

留守です。

rusu desu.
(S)he isn't home.

では、失礼いたします。

dewa, shitsurei itashimasu.
Well then, good-bye.

それじゃ、またね。

sore ja, mata ne.
Well, see you later.

バイバイ

bai bai
Bye bye.

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:D

the audio was very easy to hear in this one :]

Why don't you say joN wa

Why don't you say joN wa desu?

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