In this audio file Mr. MacEnroe goes to the
dentist. He knows he should
visit the dentist, but fear does keep him out of the dental chair
because he is not very good at tolerating pain.
First of all, listen
just for a gist paying special
attention to the specific words. Don't worry if there are some words you don't
understand: you should be able to get the general idea without
needing to use your dictionary.
Listen once again and try to do this
vocabulary activity. For questions 1-to-10
you have to choose the best alternative from the menus.
Then check your answers.
A napkin tied under the
chin of a patient while being assisted
Absorb, soak up or take up
as if with a sponge
consisting of substances inserted into a
prepared cavity in a tooth
An incrustation that forms
on the teeth and gums
Removal of unwanted
substances from teeth
A clear liquid secreted
into the mouth by the glands
of the mouth
Clear liquid expelled or
ejected from the mouth
The fluid that is pumped
by the heart
The tissue of the jaws
that surrounds the bases
of the teeth
The passage inside a tooth
through which its nerve and blood vessels enter
the pulp cavity
to listen to the audio all over again
while you check the transcription.