(The telephone rings while Jane is practicing the violin.)
Jane’s mother: Hello!
Maria: Hello! This is Maria speaking. May I speak to Jane?
Jane’s mother: Hold the line hold the line: 坚持下去，保持不变；不挂断电话, please.
(Jane answers answer: US: [ˈænsər] UK: [ˈɑːnsə(r)] n. 回答；答案；答复；（试题、练习等的）答案 v. 回答；答复；符合；适合 the telephone.)
Jane: Hello, Maria!
Maria: Hello! What are you doing, Jane?
Jane: I’m practicing the violin.
Maria: What were you doing at this time yesterday at this time yesterday: 昨天这个时候? I called you to go to the English Corner but no one answered.
Jane: This time yesterday? Oh, I was taking a shower take a shower: 洗沐浴.