A Doctor Appointment

 

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Good afternoon. What have you come in for today?en
I have a bad cough and a fever.en
How long have you had this fever for?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, rest and take painkillers. 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 dialog

Complete the dialog.
 
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  •   Good afternoon. 
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    • W
    • t
    • h
    have you come in for today?
     
 
 
Good afternoon. have you come in for today?
W h a t
 
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  •   I have a 
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    • a
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    cough and a fever.
     
 
 
I have a cough and a fever.
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  •   How long have you had this fever 
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    • r
    • f
    ?
     
 
 
How long have you had this fever ?
f o r
 
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  •   It started last Thursday and has been getting 
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    • w
    • r
    • o
    every day.
     
 
 
It started last Thursday and has been getting every day.
w o r s e
 
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  •   Have you been taking 
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    • n
    • a
    medication?
     
 
 
Have you been taking medication?
a n y
 
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  •   I've been taking 
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    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
    • o
    • m
    • t
    • u
    and say "aaah"?
     
 
 
Then let's take a look. Could you open your and say "aaah"?
m o u t h
 
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Ahhhhhhh
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  •   You probably have a bad 
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    . Get plenty of fluids, rest and take painkillers. 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, rest and take painkillers. If you don't feel better in a couple of days come and see me again.
c o l d
 
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  •   Can you write me a doctor's 
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    • e
    • n
    • t
    for work?
     
 
 
Can you write me a doctor's for work?
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  •   Of course. Is there anything else I can 
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    • l
    • e
    • h
    you with?
     
 
 
Of course. Is there anything else I can you with?
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  •   That's all. 
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    • k
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    you.
     
 
 
That's all. you.
T h a n k
 
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  •   You are welcome and you should feel 
    • r
    • b
    • e
    • t
    • 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.
b e t t e r
 
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Learn important phrases

Do you have health insurance?en
What are your symptoms?en
Do you have any allergies?en
I would like to make an appointment.en
My stomach is aching.en
I'm not feeling very well.en
Where does it hurt?en
How often should I take this medicine?en
Do you have health insurance?
 
What are your symptoms?
 
Do you have any allergies?
 
I would like to make an appointment.
 
My stomach is aching.
 
I'm not feeling very well.
 
Where does it hurt?
 
How often should I take this medicine?
 
 
 

Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialog and continue with the matching answer.
 
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  •  
    • I went to work.en
       
    • I fell off my bike.en
       
    • I slept in bed.en
       
 
 
 
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    • Since I went to school.en
       
    • Since last year.en
       
    • Since Wednesday morning.en
       
 
 
 
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    • A cough and sore throat.en
       
    • A small dog.en
       
    • A long walk home.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (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
How long have you had this fever for?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, rest and take painkillers. 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 dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (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
How long have you had this fever for? 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, rest and take painkillers. 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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