MOBILE PHONES!! (B1)


AREN´T SOME RING TONES ANNOYING? OR EVEN ….FUNNY?

ANYWAY, MOBILE PHONES WILL BE  ONE OF THE TOP TEN GIFTS AT CHRISTMAS.

WATCH THIS FUNNY VIDEO.  WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT IT?

WHAT DO YOU USE YOUR MOBILE FOR?

HERE YOU CAN LEARN SOME USEFUL MOBILE PHONE VOCABULARY

A top-up card: tarjeta recargable
Call rate: tarifa de llamada telefónica.
Telemarketing, Telesales: ventas por teléfono.
Personal organiser: agenda personal.
rechargeable batteries: pilas recargables.
Mobile operators: operadoras telefónicas.
Switchboard: centralita.
call waiting: llamada en espera
Contacts / phone book: guía
Contract / pay-as-you-go: de contrato
Desvío de llamada: call forwarding.
Establecimiento de llamada: connection fee.
Flat rate: tarifa plana.
flip phone: móvil que se abre levantando la tapa
Hands-free set / kit: manos libres
Hash key: almohadilla.
Inbox: Buzón de entrada
Keypad: teclado numérico
Keys / buttons: teclas
landline / home phone: teléfono filjo
long-distance call Larga distancia:.
“Long-distance phoning centre”: locutorio
local call :llamada urbana:.
Menu: menú
Missed call: llamada perdida.
Mobile phone / cell phone (handset): móvil.
No tener saldo: to run out of minutes; not to have any minutes on one’s mobile phone; to run out of credit to call.
Outbox: buzón de salida
Phone charger: cargador de batería
ring tone: tono de llamada
Screen: pantalla
Service provider: operadora telefónica; compañía telefónica (Orange, Movistar, etc.)
Silent: silencio
slide phone: móvil que se abre deslizando la tapa.
There’s no signal / reception: no hay cobertura
To be cutting out / breaking up: se va el sonido, la voz; se corta la conversación.
to dial: marcar
to hang up: colgar
to jailbreak / to unlock a mobile phone: liberar un móvil.
To give sby a bell: dar un toque
To top up: recargar el teléfono
Unmetered access: tarifa plana.
voicemail: buzón de voz

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Posted on December 18, 2011, in BITS & PIECES. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. HI CARMEN,

    THIS VIDEO IS FANTASTIC AND VERY FUNNY, I THINK SOME PEOPLE WOULD LIKE THIS MOBILE PHONE BECAUSE THIS MOBILE IT USE EVERYTHING EVEN FOR IRON, TO SHAVE IS WONDERFUL AND I’LL TAKE IT!
    MY MOBILE PHONE ONLY I USE FOR CALL, TO SEND TEXT MESSAGE, TO RECEIVE TEXT MESSAGE AND RECEIVE CALL.

    SEE YOU ON MONDAY.

    Like

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