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Describing aches and pains Describing symptoms

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.-""* horizontal How about. i. No. AMERICAN LANGUAGE . ÿ symptom temperature Verbs cough dot ache earache emergency catch -* caught come -ÿ came in * parallel perpendicular regular runny examination/exam ÿ jr fever connect since sometime headache inch/inches middle nurse cough get -ÿ got there make -ÿ made it run ran still then vertical run sneeze ran a temperature pain patient see . like an appointment with Dr.re ie What's new in Lesson 1? NEW VOCABULARY Nouns ache appointment jfÿ i back physical problem sneezing stomach stomachache Other words annual any longer * anymore backache .clock. like to make an appointment. Yes. I can1t make it this afternoon. ? in out checkup . 1 can get there before lunch... How long was your doctor*s appointment? How long has it been since your last annual physical examination? What have you been studying9 I ve been reviewing new vocabulary. It1s an emerge Yes I can come in at 4 o. Sm I need to see a doctor.ÿ saw NEW GRAMMAR STRUCTURES LANGUAGE FUNCTION Call a doctor's office to make a media John has been in the hospital since Friday. Mary has had a temperature for two days. . chest doA* cold ' - . Id Id . - appointment. . .

I'd like to make an appointment Receptionist: Dr. . please? Don Thomas 555-1234. . . Thomas: May I have your name and phone number. . . Write T for true and F for false. Mr. Receptionist: Mr Thomas: How about Thursday at 10:00? Yes I can get there at 10:00. .. Thomas: Wednesday? No I. Thomas: Are you a regular patient here? No I>m a new patient. ÿ K11 LESSON 1 . .d like to make an appointment. . Mr Thomas does not have an emergency . I can't make it then. . We'll see you on Thursday at 10:00. Read the sentences. Thank you . Thomas: Good morning I. A receptionist is a patient. 6 7 . . Thomas: EXERCISE A 1 Okay Mr. The doctor answered the telephone .m sorry. Davis> office . Can you come in sometime on Wednesday? Mr. Mr. Receptionist: Mr. Davis before. Mr. Thomas saw Dr. 2 3 4 5 . The patient can make it to the appointment at 10:00 on Thursday . Receptionist: Mr. Thomas is calling for information. Thomas: Receptionist: Is this an emergency? No. I just need to see a doctor. Receptionist: Mr. . The appointment on Wednesday is okay for Mr . Thomas. . Thomas. Okay. Receptionist: Mr.

the patient sho.ÿ e. Answer your instructor. call 911. rJ receptionist schedules two hours for physical because the doctor has to ehi all parts of the body and do many te>. and stomachache. S ' t AMERICAN LANGUAGE COli . REGULAR APPOINTMENTS A patient may also call to make appointment for an annual physii When patients call to see the doctor because they are sick. headache. and not the doctor s office. or temperature. The exSm takes m time than a regular appointment. EMERGENCIES Patients have an extirpation like t about how they feel or which parts of their body hurt. . appointment for a checkup. In this EXERCISE B Read the text. The doctor will ask them questions one time a year. they usually need an appointment that is about 20 minutes long.MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS There are four different kinds of medical appointments that people usually need to make. he does many tests.After the first appointment patients . the doctor just checks tl the patient is well again after the fi problems end. sometimes need to make a second very bad emergencies.ll ask about their problems and symptoms. for example. i ' . ÿ receptionist at a doctor's office will answer the phone and talk to appointment. CHECKUPS Patients sometimes need to see a doc immediately because they are very Sj or they were in an accident. may ask about fever.s questions. Oil emergency patients go immediately < of the doctor s office to the hospital. Does the doctor do any tests for an annual physical? Yes. he . ANNUAL PHYSICALS the patient to find the best time for the appointment.

. 1 2 3 7 . < < s f' . * ÿ 3 4 5 6 7 ." lU* EXERCISE C Listen and circle the number of the stressed syllable. © 1 2 3 4 . An annual examination happens two times a year. 5 6 . Doctors usually send emergency patients home to rest. - XERCISE E v Read the sentences. . . The doctor always answers the phone. 1 Answer the questions. 1 2 . BOOK 11 LESSON * - t pÿ . 1 . Number 1 is an example. 1 2 3 2 . Scan the text on the left for answers. How much time do you need to schedule for an annual physical examination? How long does an emergency patient have to wait at the doctor's office? . . f ' ÿ t < / A. 8 . 1 9 . 3 . 1 2 3 . . Regular appointments are usually 20 minutes long. Checkups are phone calls between the doctor and receptionist. 5 . 1 6 . The receptionist makes short appointments for physical exams.' ' . 1 2 . 4 . Patients with emergencies must see a doctor right away. Checkups let the doctor see that the patient is well again. Who answers the phone when you call to make an appointment with the doctor? How long is a regular doctor's appointment? When do patients need a checkup? How many times a year does a patient have an annual exam? . Write T for true and F for false.