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Life Skills for the Telephone

(Item# MM979SL)

Good telephone skills are helpful to people of all ages. Especially with aggressive telemarketers and scammers on the other end of the line. This multimedia module of instruction will provide students with the basics needed to find a telephone number, handle a persistent telemarketer and understand who pays for which calls.

Exposure To…

  • What’s in the Phone Book
  • Using the Phone Book
  • Other Ways to Find Telephone Numbers
  • Contacting the Police or Fire Department
  • Who Pays for Which Types of Calls (like 800, 911 and Collect)
  • Area Codes
  • Having an Answering Machine
  • Information Not to Give Out Over the Phone