A Doctor's Appointment

 

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talk with your partner
speak the dialogue again

Practice the sentences

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
Where does it hurt?en
My stomach is aching.en
 
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    • His stomach is big.en
       
    • His stomach is funny.en
       
    • His stomach is hurting.en
       
 
 
Do you have any allergies?en
I'm allergic to penicillin and apples.en
 
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    • He likes his allergies.en
       
    • He wants to have an apple.en
       
    • He has two allergies.en
       
 
 
How often should I take this medicine?en
Take one before every meal.en
 
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    • The medicine should not be eaten.en
       
    • Meals are important for your health.en
       
    • She needs to take the medicine before meals.en
       
 
 
 
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Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Learn the dialogue

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
Good afternoon. What have you come in for today?en
I have a bad cough and a fever.en
When did the fever start?en
It started last Thursday and has been getting worse every day.en
Have you been taking any medication?en
I've been taking one of these over-the-counter medicines.en
Then let's take a look. Could you open your mouth and say "aaah"?en
Ahhhhhhh. en
You probably have a bad cold. Get plenty of fluids and rest. If you don't feel better in a couple of days, come and see me again.en
Can you write me a doctor's note for work?en
Of course. Is there anything else I can help you with?en
That's all. Thank you.en
You are welcome, and you should feel better soon. If it gets any worse, call the office and let me know.en
 

Practice the dialogue

Complete the dialogue.
 
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  • Good afternoon.
    • a
    • t
    • h
    • W
    have you come in for today?
     
 
 
Good afternoon. have you come in for today?
 
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  • I have a
    • a
    • d
    • b
    cough and a fever.
     
 
 
I have a cough and a fever.
 
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  • When did the
    • v
    • f
    • r
    • e
    • e
    start?
     
 
 
When did the start?
 
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  • It started last Thursday and has been getting
    • o
    • e
    • r
    • w
    • s
    every day.
     
 
 
It started last Thursday and has been getting every day.
 
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  • Have you been taking
    • n
    • y
    • a
    medication?
     
 
 
Have you been taking medication?
 
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  • I've been taking
    • e
    • o
    • n
    of these over-the-counter medicines.
     
 
 
I've been taking of these over-the-counter medicines.
 
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  • Then let's take a look. Could you open your
    • h
    • u
    • o
    • t
    • m
    and say "aaah"?
     
 
 
Then let's take a look. Could you open your and say "aaah"?
 
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  • You probably have a bad
    • l
    • c
    • d
    • o
    . Get plenty of fluids and rest. If you don't feel better in a couple of days, come and see me again.
     
 
 
You probably have a bad . Get plenty of fluids and rest. If you don't feel better in a couple of days, come and see me again.
 
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  • Can you write me a doctor's
    • e
    • n
    • o
    • t
    for work?
     
 
 
Can you write me a doctor's for work?
 
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  • Of course. Is there anything else I can
    • l
    • p
    • e
    • h
    you with?
     
 
 
Of course. Is there anything else I can you with?
 
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  • That's all.
    • h
    • n
    • a
    • k
    • T
    you.
     
 
 
That's all. you.
 
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  • You are welcome, and you should feel
    • t
    • e
    • r
    • b
    • t
    • e
    soon. If it gets any worse, call the office and let me know.
     
 
 
You are welcome, and you should feel soon. If it gets any worse, call the office and let me know.
 
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Practice Listening

Listen to the short dialogue and select the correct response.
 
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    • I went to work.en
       
    • I slept in bed.en
       
    • I fell off my bike.en
       
 
 
 
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    • Since last year.en
       
    • Since Wednesday morning.en
       
    • Since I was a little boy.en
       
 
 
 
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    • A small dog.en
       
    • A cough and a sore throat.en
       
    • A long walk home.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Doctor
Good afternoon. What have you come in for today?en
You
I have a bad cough and a fever.en
When did the fever start?en
It started last Thursday and has been getting worse every day.en
Have you been taking any medication?en
I've been taking one of these over-the-counter medicines.en
Then let's take a look. Could you open your mouth and say "aaah"?en
Ahhhhhhh. en
You probably have a bad cold. Get plenty of fluids and rest. If you don't feel better in a couple of days, come and see me again.en
Can you write me a doctor's note for work?en
Of course. Is there anything else I can help you with?en
That's all. Thank you.en
You are welcome, and you should feel better soon. If it gets any worse, call the office and let me know.en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Good afternoon. What have you come in for today?en
David
I have a bad cough and a fever.en
When did the fever start?en
It started last Thursday and has been getting worse every day.en
Have you been taking any medication?en
I've been taking one of these over-the-counter medicines.en
Then let's take a look. Could you open your mouth and say "aaah"?en
Ahhhhhhh. en
You probably have a bad cold. Get plenty of fluids and rest. If you don't feel better in a couple of days, come and see me again.en
Can you write me a doctor's note for work?en
Of course. Is there anything else I can help you with?en
That's all. Thank you.en
You are welcome, and you should feel better soon. If it gets any worse, call the office and let me know.en
 


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