Asking for Sick Leave

Dialogue

  1. Hello, Daniel speaking. How may I help you?
  2. Hi, Daniel., Julie here.
  3. Hi, Julie. How are you?
  4. Actually, I'm feeling quite ill today.
  5. I'm sorry to hear that. What's wrong?
  6. 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.
  7. I see...so you're calling in sick?
  8. Yes, I was hoping to take the day off to recover.
  9. Ok, then. Try and get some rest.

Vocabulary

  1. calling in sick
  2. runny nose
  3. take the day off
  4. coming down with
  5. headache
  6. feverish
  7. ill
  8. sore throat
  9. hoping
  10. not feeling good
  11. have a fever
  12. tone of voice
  13. get well soon
  14. get better