English Conversation Activity for Taking Medicine

Listen to the conversation between two friends talking about driving.Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Expressions for Taking Medicine Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page. To see the script for what you will hear click on: Script

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  1. What is wrong with Mr. Smith? a) antibiotic b) ear infection c) head hurts d) he has a cold
  2. What is the doctor going to give Mr. Smith? a) an antibiotic b) cold medicine c) an aspirin d) nothing
  3. Mr. Smith is worried that the medicine will make him _________. a) overdose b) drowsy c) sick d) dizzy
  4. Last year the doctor gave Mr. Smith a/an ______________. a) antibiotic b) pain pill c) antidepressant d) over the counter prescription
  5. The medicine Mr. Smith is getting today will make him feel ___________.a) drowsy b) dizzy c) stomach pain d) nauseous
  6. Why does Mr. Smith want the generic form of the drug he is getting? a) it works better b) it is available over the counter c) it's cheaper
  7. Did the doctor prescribe the generic form of the drug? a) yes b) no c) he doesn't say
  8. What animal did Mr. Smith mention when commenting on how strong his previous medicine was? a) a dog b) a horse c) a cow
  9. More Worksheets

  • English Conversation Activity for Taking Medicine
  • Script for Conversation on Taking Medicine
  • Reading Exercise for Medicine Vocabulary
  • Matching Exercise for Medicine Vocabulary
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