ENGLISH FOR TOURISM
topic: HEALTH/Seeing a doctor - Conversation 1


Choose the correct, most natural-sounding responses according to the context of the conversation:


DOCTOR: What seems to be the problem?

YOU: I haven't been feeling well... I have been _____________ ( = vomiting) for the past 12 hours.
  throwing
  discharging
  throwing up

DOCTOR: I see... And do you have a fever?

YOU: Yes, I checked my _____________ two hours ago. It was 101 (38.5 c.)
  tab
  temperature
  payment

DOCTOR: Hmmm.... Sounds like you got food poisoning. Does your body feel sore?

YOU: Yes, my body does ______________ a little.
  pain
  cash
  hurt

DOCTOR: OK. I'm going to prescribe an antibiotic... Penicillin...

YOU: I'm ____________ to Penicillin... Could you prescribe another one?
  allergic
  sick
  reacting

DOCTOR: Oh, OK. I'll prescribe another one... Take one pill every six hours, drink plenty of water, and stay in bed for the next 24 hours.

YOU: Thank you, doctor! Where can I buy _______________?
  this pill
  these pills
  some medication

DOCTOR: There's a pharmacy right next to the clinic.


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