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In this video, you will see a class practice their "telephone basics." They will enact a bad customer service phone call and then the correct way to answer the telephone. Below you will find the script for the dialogue and of course, sit back, relax and.... ENJOY the Show!!
June 14, 2007 - Annual Celebration Presentation
Good evening everybody! This is the ESL for Retail Class!
Ring, Ring, Ring….
Hello? I have a problem..
Hello? Hello? I HATE this!!
Has this ever happened to you? (audience responds)
This is the correct way!
First: Use a greeting, the store name and your name
Second: Use the customer’s name
Third: Ask permission to put a customer on hold.
OK! Try it again!!
Good evening, Macy’s Department Store, this is Jenny
Hi! My name is Mireya I have a problem with my last statement. Can you help me please?
Certainly, Mireya. I’ll transfer you to Accounting. Are you able to hold?
Do you have a pen and paper handy? Take this number in case we get cut off, xxx-xxx-xxxx.
Ok. I got it.
I’m going to transfer you. Thank you for calling Macy’s.
Thank you Jenny.