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English Conversation Practice - Calling in Sick
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SPEAK WITH MAY
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Jessica: Where is Carol?
May: She's not coming to work today. She's sick.
May: Yeah. She called in sick a few minutes ago.
Jessica: That's strange.
May: What's strange?
Jessica: I saw her get into a taxi this morning. She was carrying luggage.
May: Do you think she was going on a trip?
Jessica: It looked like it. Doesn't she always call in sick on Fridays?
May: Yeah, you're right!
1. Why isn't Carol coming to work?
She's mad at her boss
She had a fight with Lisa
She is on a business trip
2. What did Jessica see this morning?
She saw Carol at a coffee shop
She saw Carol argue with the boss
She saw Carol come to work early
She saw Carol get into a taxi
3. What was Carol carrying?
4. What does Carol often do on Fridays?
Bring donuts for the office
Call in sick
Go out to lunch with the boss
1. She's sick
2. She saw Carol get into a taxi
4. Call in sick
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