BBC English: Sick Day
Lesson 15: Absent from School (Intro)
Lesson 15: Absent from School
|"From Home to School" by Ana Gianola |
This story addresses themes of sickness, reporting an absence from school, giving a child’s full name over the phone, missing work, and parental responsibility.
- What an excused absence is and what are legitimate reasons for missing school?
- Do you paid time off if you stay home with a sick child or elder parent?
- How can you tell whether or not a child needs to see a doctor?
- What is the procedure to report an absence at your child's school?