Sample Telephonic Conversation
Here is a sample conversation between a parent and a school employee.
Telephoning school for your child
First speaker: Good morning, Model English School. How can I help you?
Second speaker: Good morning. This is Sophia Fernandez. I’m calling for my son Peter. He’s not feeling very well so he’ll be absent today.
First speaker: I’m sorry to hear that. I hope it’s not that bad.
Second speaker: No, he only has a mild fever. Nothing serious.
First speaker: I hope he gets well soon.
Second speaker: Thank you. Would it be possible for me to get his lessons for today? He’s in the tenth grade.
First speaker: OK. How would you like us to send his lessons?
Second speaker: Could you ask his teachers to e-mail me the lessons?
First speaker: Of course. I’ll give your e-mail address to his teachers.
Second speaker: That’s so kind of you. By the way, have you got my e-mail on file?
First speaker: I think so. Anyway let me check. Yes, we’ve Sophia760 at Gmail dot com. Is that correct?
Second speaker: Yes, that’s correct.
First speaker: OK. I’ll ask his teachers to send you the lessons by e-mail. Feel free to call me if you don’ get the email before evening.
Second speaker: Thank you very much.
First speaker: You’re welcome.