Knowing how to make an appointment is an essential practical skill in day-to-day life. The following are a few step-by-step guidelines meant to help English learners with this task.
Let’s start from the assumption that the appointment is being made by phone and take a doctor’s office as the example. The first thing you will probably hear on the other line when you call is:
“Hello, this is Dr. Merrick’s office, Melissa speaking, how can I help you?” The names will be different, of course.
Your reply should be: