Intermediate Business: Asking for a leave

WARM UP

Please answer the questions in complete sentences.

ANSWER

1. Have you ever taken a vacation/sick leave from your work/school?
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2. For how long are vacation and sick leaves allowed in your work/school?
Answer:
3. When was the last time you took a vacation/sick leave?
Answer:

CONVERSATION PRACTICE

Let’s read the dialogue. I will be Nico and you will be Maya. After reading it once, we’ll switch roles.

ANSWER

VOCABULARY CHECK

Let’s read each word and their meaning aloud. Please repeat after me.

ANSWER

1. editor
[noun] a person in charge of correcting words for a newspaper or magazine
2. permission
[noun] the act of allowing someone to do something
3. souvenirs
[noun] something you buy and keep from a place you visited

CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Choose the correct answer based on the dialogue you read.
ANSWERS
  1. a
  2. c
  3. b

ANSWER

1. When is Nico going to take a vacation leave?
a. next month from December 23 to 26
b. next week November 23 to 26
c. tomorrow from October 23 to 26
2. What will Nico bring home from Hong Kong?
a. backpacks
b. a new car
c. souvenirs
3. How many days will Nico be on vacation leave?
a. 5 days
b. 4 days
c. 2 days

SITUATION PRACTICE

Read the dialogue and fill in the blanks with the correct vocabulary words.

ANSWER