At a hospital – Speak English words and phrases at a hospital


Welcome to twominuteenglish.com. Teaching you English in two minutes or less. In this lesson, we are going to learn what
to say when you are at the hospital. Hello, how may I help you? I would like to make an appointment with Dr. Smith, please. What would you like to see him for? I need my annual physical and also have a shoulder problem. It is aching. Dr. Smith has openings next week. Are you free on Monday or Tuesday? I am free on Tuesday afternoon. We will schedule you for next week Tuesday at 3pm. Hi, doctor. I came today because I need a flu shot and to get a checkup. Okay. Have you had a flu shot in the past year? No, not in the last few years. My knee hurts as well. I
have been running a lot more and think it is injured. When did the pain start and does it still hurt now? About 2 weeks ago and yes, it still hurts. I suggest you ice it and I will prescribe you some pain medication. Thank you, Doctor! Hello, I am here to visit my sister. What is your sister’s name? Her name is Annette Simmons. She is going to have a baby. Oh, congratulations! Yes, I see here Ms. Simmons is in the maternity ward. Do you need directions? Yes, please. She is in the east wing. Take this elevator to the 3rd floor and walk
down the hall then make a right turn. She is in room 304. May I help you, sir? Yes, My child is running a fever and we need help immediately. How long has he had a fever? He has had a fever for the last few hours and
will not eat. I am afraid he is sick. Have a seat and we will get a doctor to see you right away. Hello, how may I help you? I would like to make an appointment with Dr. Smith, please. I need my annual physical and also have a shoulder problem. When did the pain start and does it still hurt now? About 2 weeks ago and yes, it still hurts. Hello, I am here to visit my sister. How long has he had a fever? Have a seat and we will get a doctor to see you right away.

33 thoughts on “At a hospital – Speak English words and phrases at a hospital

  1. They do it on purpose. They want to enunciate the words clearly so that students can practice them. This is very helpful to foreign people who'd like to learn English.

  2. We are learning as we go mellow. Developing techniques to make it easier for people to understand natural speech. We are using subtitles now in a better fashion. Keep us updated about what you feel about our work.

  3. hi, i have a question, please help me out. what is the difference between 'medication' & 'medicine'? thanks in advance

  4. Although medication can be used in place of medicine, it's a broader term. While medicine is most often used when talking about pills oral pills, medication be used for other types of treatment as well. It can also be used to describe the state of the patient, ex:

    Why's John sleeping even after 12 hours? He's under medication so he's drugged.

    We hope that helps you.

  5. Thank you Tina! 🙂 Keep telling us what you like and what you don't like so that we can keep improving and become more helpful for you :).

  6. im a non native english speaker and I dont have any chances to speak English. almost i've practiced English with myself. i like to learn from Twominute English beacuse it makes me easy to remember through video . I tried to learn from audio & reading but i forgot easily after that.
    in my opinion , your videos are really good but sometimes some phrases and words are really strange to viewer. if you have a script or explain below video is more great.
    that's just my opinion. you're really good

  7. Tina, that's a great suggestion. We are creating a website where we will give the script for each lesson, and also some exercise and added material. It's a continuing project. It'll take time, but we'll make it.

  8. wow, that's great to hear. i can't wait to visit your website. i believe your website will be the good one.
    And i'm really impressed when you care about viewers' comments.

  9. Thanks. We are working on it right now. We'll do a simple start, but we will keep adding and making it more useful as we go.

  10. Large buildings are often dividend into segments which are called wings. 'She's in the east wing' means that she's in the eastern part of the building.

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