Conversation A A: Good morning. This is Doctor Jones’s clinic. Can I help you? B: Yes. I’d like to make an appointment with the doctor. A: Doctor Jones’s schedule is full till Thursday. B: Then, can you make it Friday for me? A: Of course. So long as you can wait.
Conversation B A: Good morning. This is Doctor Lee’s B: My husband wants to see the dentist now. A: I’m sorry. The doctor is busy with five patients in the morning. Can you wait till the afternoon. B: I can, but I’m afraid my husband can’t A: What’s his trouble? B: Well. It seems that two of his teeth are trying to kill him.
Useful expressions Dr. Johnson is fully engaged today. 约翰逊大夫今天已经排满了。 Anytime this week except Wednesday will be all right for me. 本周除了星期三以外其他时间都行。 Would 2:00 tomorrow afternoon be convenient for you? 明天下午两点您方便吗？ That suits me perfectly. 这个时间对我来说十分合适。 Would you schedule the diagnosis as early as possible? 能把诊断的时间安排得尽量早一些好吗？ Can you spare me a few minutes this afternoon? 今天下午你能抽出点时间吗？ Dr. Johnson will be expecting you at 9:00 a. m. in his office. 约翰逊大夫早上九点将在他的办公室等你。 Can you make it any other time the day after tomorrow? 你能把它安排在后天的另外一个时间吗？ As the appointment book indicates, Dr. Johnson will be free only on the morning of the 5th. 从预约簿来看，约翰逊大夫只有在 10 号上午有空。 I wonder if I could come to see Dr. Johnson this afternoon. 今天下午我能来找约翰逊大夫看病吗？
In the hospital 1. different symptoms 2. doctor’s advice 3. dialogues between doctor and patient 4. sick leave note
Advice A: I have a toothache. A: I have a stomachache. B: You should ______________ You should not ____________________ B: You should _____________ You should take some __________ and eat___________( 清淡的饭菜） tablets Light meals eat too much sweet food See a dentist Lie down and rest
What’s the matter with her? She has a cold. What should she do? She should _______________ __________________ Drink lots of water Take some medicine
What’s the matter with her? She has a sore throat. She coughs all day long What should she do? She should ________________and ________________ Take some cough syrup( 糖浆 ) Drink some hot tea with honey
1.A: I have a stomachache. B: You should eat a hamburger. （ ） 2. A: She has a sore back. B: She should see a dentist. （ ） 3. A: I’m thirsty. B: You should drink some cold water. （ ） 4. A: He has a headache. B: He shouldn’t go to bed. （ ） 5. A: He’s stressed out. B: Maybe he should talk about his work. （ ） A quack ( 庸医 ) or a good doctor? quack Good doctor quack