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002 Calling In Sick

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A: Hello, Daniel speaking, how may I help you?

B: Hi, Daniel, Julie here.

A: Hi, Julie, how are you?

B: Actually, I’m feeling quite ill today.

A: I’m sorry to hear that. What’s wrong?

B: I think I’m coming down with the flu. I have a headache, a sore throat a runny nose and I’m feeling slightly feverish.

A: I see... so you’re calling in sick?

B: Yes, I was hoping to take the day off to recover.

A: OK, then. Try and get some rest.

Key Vocabulary

was hoping - phrase - to kindly expect

calling in sick - phrase - report that you will not go to work because you are sick

coming down - phrase - getting, acquiring

quite ill - phrase - very sick

how may I help you? - phrase - Polite offer to help

Supplementary Vocabulary

make it into work - phrase - go to work

sick day - phrase - day off because you’re sick

impolite - Adjective - rude

permission - common noun, singular - allow

symptom - common noun, singular - a sign, indication

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