Directions: practice the following conversations with a partner.
Conversation 1: Calling a child’s school
A: Ring! Ring!
B: Hello, you have reached Alpine academy. This is Carol. How may I help you?
A: Hi, my name is Eleanor Wright. I am calling to inform you that my child is sick and will not be in school today.
B: What is your child’s name?
A: Anna Wright.
B: How do you spell that?
A: Anna is spelled A-N-N-A, and Wright is spelled W-R-I-G-H-T.
B: Thank you. What grade is Anna in?
A: She is in second grade.
B: And what is her teacher’s name?
A: Mr. Roberts
B: All right. Thank you for calling.
A: You’re welcome.
A: Okay bye.