First Certificate Listening

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

DISEÑADO EN

60

LECCIONES

AFRAID OF
DENTISTS?

STEP 1

 

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.

 

 

STEP 2

 

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.

1.

A napkin tied under the chin of a patient while being assisted

2.

Absorb, soak up or take up as if with a sponge

3.

Dental appliance consisting of substances inserted into a prepared cavity in a tooth

4.

An incrustation that forms on the teeth and gums

5.

Removal of unwanted substances from teeth

6.

A clear liquid secreted into the mouth by the glands
of the mouth

7.

Clear liquid expelled or ejected from the mouth

8.

The fluid that is pumped by the heart

9.

The tissue of the jaws that surrounds the bases
of the teeth

10.

The passage inside a tooth through which its nerve and blood vessels enter the pulp cavity

 Click here  to listen to the audio all over again
while you check the transcription.

 

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