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Let's look at some more examples.
Listen and repeat or speak along with the native speakers.
Mark Lee (mobile): わたしの でんわばんごうは 090-0123-4567(ゼロきゅうゼロ の ゼロいちにさん の よんごろくなな)です。
(Watashi no denwa bangō wa 090-0123-4567 (zero kyū zero no zero ichi ni san no yon go roku nana) desu.)
Maki Matsumoto (office): わたしの でんわばんごうは 03-1212-3434 (ゼロさん の いちにいちにの さんよんさんよん)です。
(Watashi no denwa bangō wa 03-1212-3434 (zero san no ichi ni ichi ni no san yon san yon) desu.)
Hana Hashimoto (mobile): わたしの でんわばんごうは 090-0003-9004(ゼロきゅうゼロ の ゼロゼロゼロさん の きゅうゼロゼロよん)です。
(Watashi no denwa bangō wa 090-0003-9004 (zero kyū zero no zero zero zero san no kyū zero zero yon) desu.)
Ken Kobayashi (home): わたしの でんわばんごうは 03-1234-5678(ゼロさん の いちにさんよん の ごろくななはち)です。
(Watashi no denwa bangō wa 03-1234-5678 (zero san no ichi ni san yon no go roku nana hachi) desu.)
Kana Kano (office): でんわばんごうは 03-2255-6677(ゼロさん の ににごご の ろくろくなななな)です。
(Denwa bangō wa 03-2255-6677 (zero san no ni ni go go no roku roku nana nana) desu.)
Did you notice I omitted わたしの?
Kana Kano (work): でんわばんごうは 03-2255-6677(ゼロさん の ににごご の ろくろくなななな)です。
"The phone number is 03-2255-6677."
When directly responding to a request, it's often possible to omit part of the response.
Here, by simply giving your phone number, there's no need to include わたしの, "my."
The pattern is
でんわばんごうは {PHONE NUMBER} です。
"The phone number is {PHONE NUMBER}."
でんわばんごうは {PHONE NUMBER} です。
This can be shortened even further: 03-2255-6677です。
When responding to a question or request about your phone number, you can omit the whole phrase, わたしの でんわばんごうは, "as for my phone number" because it's clear from context you're giving your phone number. This is the shortest way to give your phone number in response to a request or question.
{phone number} です。
"It's {phone number}."
{phone number} です。
You should be aware of these shortcuts, but for this lesson, we'll use the pattern,
わたしの でんわばんごうは {PHONE NUMBER} です。
"My phone number is {PHONE NUMBER}."
わたしの でんわばんごうは {PHONE NUMBER} です。