​英語で小噺

English Rakugo Short Stories

by 鹿鳴家 英楽(Kanariya Eiraku)

76. 欠席の理由

The Reason for Absence

76. 欠席の理由

The Reason for Absence

​SCRIPT

The telephone rang in the school office and the principal picked up the phone.

Student:  (in a squeaky voice) Hello, I’m calling for Takashi Sudo. He  won’t be able to go to school today. He’s sick.

Principal: That’s all right. Thank you for calling. May I ask who is speaking?

Student:  Well, this is my mother.