Conversation Activity for Doctor's Visit

Listen to the English audio passage and answer the multiple choice questions below. This is a coversation between a doctor and a patient. Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Expressions and Vocabulary for a Doctor's Visit Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page. To see the script for what you will hear click on: Script for English Doctor's Office Vocabulary Conversation Activity

  1. What is one of the ailments that the patient is suffering from? a) hair loss b) dizziness c) swollen ankle d) numbness in his head
  2. What kind of insurance does the patient have? a) private b) HMO c) no insurance
  3. Since the patient is so sick, the doctor tells her she has to _____________ to the hospital that night. a) leave b) check out c) check in d) pay
  4. What reason does the patient give for never going to the doctor? a) too expensive b) too scary c) to crowded d) too hard to find
  5. Why did the patient go to visit the doctor two years ago? a) dizziness b) stomach pains c) a sprained ankle d) a fractured wrist
  6. Who made the patient go to the doctor? a) her husband b) her doctor c) she doesn't say d) a nurse practitioner
  7. The doctor says that anyone suffering from a serious aliment should go see a doctor despite the ___________ a) crowds at the hospital b) fear of doctors c) long drive d) cost
  8. Who does the patient have to wait for at the end of the conversation? a) her husband b) the physician c) the nurse practitioner d) the doctor