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LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

Receptionist:
Susan:
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Receptionist:
Susan:
Receptionist:
Susan:
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Dr. Ryan:
Susan:
Dr. Ryan:
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Susan:

Dr. Ryan's office. 
Hello, this is Susan West. Can I make an appointment on Friday the 17th?
OK, Ms. West. In the morning or afternoon?
In the afternoon.
Can you come at 4:00 p.m.?
That's fine.
. . .
And what's the problem, Ms. West?
I have a terrible backache. I can't even sit down. 
OK. Take these pills every four hours. Stay in bed this week. And don't lift heavy things.
Thanks, Dr. Ryan.

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ACTIVITY # 1

WHILE LISTENING TO THE DIALOGUE TRY TO COMPLETE THIS CONVERSATION.
THEN CHECK YOUR ANSWERS WITH THE ORIGINAL TEXT ABOVE. 
FINALLY, CLICK HERE FOR SPANISH TRANSLATION WITH AUDIO.

Receptionist::

Dr. Ryan's office. 

Susan:

Hello, this is Susan West. Can I an on Friday the 17th?

Receptionist:

OK, Ms. West. In the morning or afternoon?

Susan:

In the afternoon.

Receptionist:

you at 4:00 p.m.?

Susan:

That's fine.

. . .

Dr. Ryan:

And what's the problem, Ms. West?

Susan:

I have a terrible . I can't even sit down. 

Dr. Ryan:

OK. these pills every four hours. in bed this week. And  heavy things.

Susan:

Thanks, Dr. Ryan.

 

ACTIVITY # 2

FOR QUESTIONS 1-5 CHOOSE THE ANSWER WHICH FITS BEST ACCORDING
TO THE DIALOGUE. THEN CLICK HERE TO CHECK YOUR ANSWERS.

1.

 Susan West's appointment is ... 

 

   on afternoon, 4:00 pm.
   at 4:00 pm in the morning.
   at 4:00 pm, in afternoon.
   in the afternoon, at 4:00 pm.
 

2.

 Which one of the following words is not a synonym for “illness”?

 

   pain
   disease  
   sickness
 

3.

 How often should Susan take the pills?   

 

  Every four hours.
  For four hours.
  Within four hours.
 

4.

In the dialogue, what does “lift” mean?

 

   carry out
   transport
   raise
   bring

5.

If you have a pain in your head you should say:

 

  I have a backache.
  I have a stomach ache.

  I have a headache.

 

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