Presentation on theme: "The Body and Illnesses. Parts of the body Types of illnesses Headache: a sore head A severe type of headache is a migraine Stomach Ache: a sore stomach."— Presentation transcript:
Types of illnesses Headache: a sore head A severe type of headache is a migraine Stomach Ache: a sore stomach Back Ache: a sore back Any muscle may have an ache Flu: a viral condition in which you may have an upset stomach or cold-like symptoms Disease: a type of more serious illness
Other types of ailments and symptoms Muscular: hurts, aches, swelling, strains, tears, tightness Stomach-related: nausea, cramps, vomiting Energy-related: fatigue, lethargy Respiratory: shallow breathing, short of breath, congestion Ligaments: tightness, strains, sprains, tears Bones: breaks, fractures, chips
dates doctor's appointments job interviews meetings with teachers spa or salon appointments hanging out with friends
Asking to meet Are youavailable on... / next...? Can wemeet on... / next...? Wouldnext … be okay? What aboutnext … ? Isnext … okay?
Asking to Meet (Examples) "Are you available on the 17th at 3 pm?" "Can we meet on the 16th?" "How does the 3rd sound to you?" "Are you free next week?" "Would Friday suit you?" "Is next Tuesday convenient for you?" "What about sometime next week?" Would Monday afternoon be okay?
Responding to an Appointment Yes,… is fine … would be fine....suits me would be perfect. I'm afraid I'm sorry I can't on … I won't be able to … on... I really don't think I canon... Let mesee if I'm free... check my schedule.
Responding to an Appointment (Examples) "Yes, Monday is fine." "Monday suits me." "Thursday would be perfect." "I'm afraid I can't on the 3rd. What about the 6th?" "I'm sorry, I won't be able to make it on Monday. Could we meet on Tuesday instead?" "Ah, Wednesday is going to be a little difficult. I'd much prefer Friday, if that's alright with you." "I really don't think I can on the 17th. Can we meet up on the 19th?
Canceling an appointment I won't be able to make my appointment on Friday. Can we reschedule for some time next week? Unfortunately I will be unable to keep our appointment for tomorrow afternoon. Would it be possible to arrange another time later in the week? Im afraid that I have to cancel our meeting on Wednesday, as something unexpected has come up. I'm afraid that I'm not going to be able to meet you after all. Can we fix another time?
You try it! A: Good afternoon, Doctor Gonzalez's office. B: Hi, I would like to make an appointment for next week. A: I have Tuesday at 2 pm and Thurday at 10 am available. Which would you prefer? B: Tuesday is good. A: What's your name? B: ________. A: Okay, ________, we'll see you next Tuesday at 2. B: Thank you!
Key phrases I am writing you regarding [title of position and where it is listed] As you can see from my enclosed curriculum, my experience and education meet the requirements for the position. Most notably OR I would like to point out [highlight key experience here] During my time [discuss relevant aspects of studies or work experience] I would appreciate the opportunity to meet with you to discuss my qualifications for your position.
Reviewing your letter Before mailing a cover letter, can you answer the following questions with a Yes? Is it clear? Does it state exactly what I want it to state? Is it concise? Does it state what I want it to state in the fewest possible words? Is it well organized? Am I projecting to the employer or college the contribution I can make? Have I stressed areas in my experience and education that are relevant to the person reading it?