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English Conversation Practice - Being Sick - Missing School
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SPEAK WITH PAMELA
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PAMELA: "Hi Margaret. This is Pamela."
MARGARET: "Hi Pamela. Where have you been? You haven't been in school for a week."
PAMELA: "I've been really sick. I had the flu."
MARGARET: "Are you feeling better now?"
PAMELA: "Yeah. I feel much better. I am going back to school on Monday."
MARGARET: "That's good! We all missed you."
PAMELA: "Thanks. Did I miss a lot of school work?"
MARGARET: "Yeah. We had homework every night and we have a test next Friday."
PAMELA: "Oh no. That makes me worry."
MARGARET: "Talk to the teacher. She will understand."
PAMELA: "I hope so. She is a very strict."
MARGARET: "Would you like to borrow my notes from class? I can make copies of them and bring them to you."
PAMELA: "That would be great! I can study them this weekend."
MARGARET: "That's a good idea. But don't try to finish everything over the weekend."
PAMELA: "I know. I might get sick again!"
MARGARET: "I'll see you around 4 pm."
PAMELA: "Ok. Thank you!"
1. Why hasn't Pamela been in school?
She was traveling
She dropped out of school
She was sick with the flu
She had chicken pox
2. When is Pamela going back to school?
3. What is Margaret going to bring Pamela after school?
Copies of her class notes
4. What is Pamela going to do over the weekend?
Go to the movies
Go to the doctor's office
1. She was sick with the flu
3. Copies of her class notes
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