Teacher with mallet.

This lesson is based around employability and deals with the language needed to phone an employer to report in sick.  This is followed by some work on form-filling in the context of completing a self-certification form.  There is some vocabulary work around the kinds of illnesses which might prevent you from going to work, but this is not the primary focus of the session.

Topic:   Employability

Level:   SfL Entry 1 / SQA National 2 / CEFR A1

Time:    90 mins


  • To develop learners’ gist and detailed listening skills listening to a phone call
  • To practise the language needed to phone a manager to report in sick
  • To build learner’s confidence with simple form-filling.

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