If you called the leaders of China, India and Japan, what would their answering machine message say? Create a voicemail message for each leader. Wen Jiabo- China, Dr. Singh – India, Yoshihiko Noda Japan (3 messages total!) Use the information from your chart to create an accurate voicemail for what the leader could be doing. You may use this prompt:“Hello. This is the voicemail of ________. Sorry I’m not able to answer my phone right now. I’m busy ______________________________________.”
Thenext 3 slides are examples. Please do not copy them! Use your chart and notes to create your own “factual” voicemail messages. Youmay choose to write your messages in PowerPoint form or on a Word document.
Namaste! You have reached the voicemail of Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh. I cannot come to my phone right now because I am out making sure that all citizens18 and over are registered to vote. I should be able to return your call as soon as I contact all of these citizens and remind them to vote for the President, Prime minister, and members of parliament. Have a nice day!
Why are you calling me? I probably won’t listen to what you have to say unless you’re a member of the Cuban Communist Party. Quit calling me.
Konnichiwa! You have reached the voicemail of Emperor Horohito. I am out at a tea ceremony! I will call you back as soon as I return from my trip even though my arms will be tired from all the waving.
Ansley Bennett created this document and it has been modified for use by M. Weekes.