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Hallo! Business – Phone Phobia!

Are you scared of speaking on the phone in English?

Today’s video will give you 5 tips for overcoming phone anxiety!

But first, do the following exercise…

Complete the phrasal verbs with the particles given below.

up (x2) down (x3) through

slow …….. : to reduce the speed at which something happens, e.g. you speak

think …….. : to carefully consider the possible results of doing something

hang …….. : to end a phone conversation

write …….. : to record information on paper

freeze …….. : to be unable to think of anything to say, especially because you are nervous

calm …….. : to begin to feel more relaxed and less emotional

Now watch the video and check your answers: