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Reading Exercise G [B2]

FOLLOW THE CONVERSATION In the picture, a patient has come back to his doctor to discuss test results and what they will mean. From the drop down menus, arrange the dialogue in a logical order from 1 (first) to 10 (last). 1, 6 and 9 have been done for you.  

Reading Lesson F [B2-]

Part 1 DISCUSSING TREATMENT AND PROGNOSIS A new diagnosis may upset a patient.  They might worry about dying (because it is a serious OR fatal OR deadly illness), how ill they are going to be, about treatment, about how quickly treatment will take effect, and if they can get better. A chronic disease might mean

Listening Exercise D [B1+]

EXPLAINING TEST PROCEDURES Instructions: Listen to each short audio and choose the procedure the speaker is describing.  (TIP: Review the vocabulary in EXERCISE B again!)

Grammar Lesson D [B1+]

SIMPLE FUTURE TENSE (WILL and GOING TO) We use ‘will’ and ‘going to’ for future events. It does not matter if something is one minute or one year in the future. You would often use them to explain to your patients what will OR is going to happen during a test or procedure. Taking blood

Grammar Exercise C [B1+]

COLLOCATIONS Instructions: Complete the sentences and questions below with the correct verb. In case two verbs are possible, think about the context, that is, what the sentence is trying to say! A verb may be used more than once of not at all!

Grammar Lesson C [B1+]

‘VERB + NOUN’  COLLOCATIONS There are verbs that go naturally with some nouns. There are many verb + nouns collocations in everyday life: make the bed = tidy the bed do sports (alone or in a team) OR play sports (in a team) kick a habit = to finally stop a bad habit or behaviour

Vocabulary Exercise B [B1]

SPEAKING – COMMON MEDICAL TESTS AND EQUIPMENT Listen to the audios from VOCABULARY  EXERCISE B. Practice repeating each term ALOUD until you can also say them smoothly and naturally. There are pauses within each audio for you to speak or you can pause the audios yourself. See also “Appendix 4.2 – Common Tests – Abbreviations

Reading Lesson A [B1]

DISCUSSING DIAGNOSIS AND TESTS A patient’s main diagnosis and its treatment may be simple or complex. It is natural for the patient to worry and ask questions. You need to: provide main and other possible causes of their problem describe tests they will need explain possible treatments answer questions about treatment and outcome (cure or

Vocabulary Exercise L [B2+]

VOCABULARY LEARNING BASED ON CONTEXT Instructions: Below are words 1-10 in phrases from the text “Emotional Intelligence”. Choose the best alternative meaning of the words based on context alone. Try not to use a dictionary to assist you. Instead, review the text to get meaning.